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[Africa, South Africa] State's ad restrictions stomping out cigarette use

But one intriguing point the tobacconist raised was that of the illicit tobacco trade. Illicit traders take up about 25 percent of the total market. Shouldn’t this be an area of priority for the government?
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 1, 2014 14:33
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[Africa, Uganda] Farmers up in arms over Anti-Tobacco Bill

With more than 5,000 signatures collected from tobacco farmers and their families across the country, the petition seeks to overturn key clauses in the bill. The farmers place much of their attention on clauses 20-22, which seek to prohibit any partnersh
The Observer (ug)
added Jun 25, 2014 10:07
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco: Counting the cost for rural poor

To women who had the privilege of receiving productive commercial farms wrestled from the whites ... Zimbabwe Association of Women Tobacco Farmers (ZAWTF) said that out of 85,006 farmers who registered to grow tobacco during the 2013 to 2014 season, 32 p
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Jun 1, 2014 07:28
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On View | A Photographer's Artful Images of African Agriculture

“One day, I saw a man carrying a big barrel of tobacco, and it was more of a cinematic moment, and he became this sculptural figure.” This moment was the starting point for “Terrain,” a set of sparse, visually arresting images in which the organic and syn
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 18, 2014 01:59
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[Africa, Nigeria] Stakeholders Petition Health Minister to Send Bill For Legislation

despite public utterances in May and July 2013 both by the President and the Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu assuring on the importance of making Nigeria smoke-free and reducing the smoking prevalence in the country, there is still no law to th
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Nov 29, 2013 19:50
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[South Africa] Africa's health could go up in smoke

“Without action, Africa will grow from being the fly on the wall, to the elephant in the room,” reads the Tobacco Use in Africa: Tobacco Control Through Prevention report, which was presented at the Union for International Cancer Control conference curre
Health-E (za)
added Nov 20, 2013 05:53
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[Africa, Nigeria] OBALOJU: The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) Debate on Industry Exclusion, By Moses Obaloju

More funding should, therefore, be devoted to assisting tobacco companies come up with products like this that smokers will enjoy. The European Commission also recently declared that e-cigarettes can be regulated as general consumer goods which is a good
Premium Times (ng)
added Oct 26, 2013 19:50
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Racial backgrounds key to shaping the face of smoking-related mortality in South Africa

The apartheid period in South African history has had lingering effects not only on the social framework of the country but on the health of the population as well. South Africa is the only country to date that inquires about smoking history during routin
2 Minute Medicine
added Aug 30, 2013 13:24
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[Africa, South Africa] You may be a smoker and not even know it

A recent study has found that almost a third of South Africans could be exposed to dangerous second-hand smoke and may not even know it.
Health-E (za)
added Aug 30, 2013 00:00
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[Africa, South Africa] Smoking ban erodes Sun's gaming profit

The ban on public smoking dampened the results of gaming and hotel group Sun International even as revenue rose 8 percent to R10.3 billion for the year to June, helped by a rise in demand for local hotel rooms in as tourism increased. Headline earnings r
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Aug 27, 2013 10:45
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