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[Africa, South Africa] Academic takes aim at cigarette packaging plan

Professor Owen Dean, chairman of Intellectual Property Law at Stellenbosch University, said the compulsory introduction of plain packaging would deprive tobacco companies of the use of property - their trademarks. And if the government went ahead with th
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added May 29, 2013 08:40
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[Africa, Nigeria] BATN, others task Lagos Assembly on smoking bill

BRITISH American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) has expressed its support for the passage of what it described as a balanced and evidence-based public place smoking bill by the Lagos State House of Assembly. This is just as the company lauded the assembly for p
Nigerian Tribune (ng)
added May 20, 2013 09:47
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[Africa, Nigeria] Minister Seeks Quick Passage Of Tobacco Bill

The Minister of State for health, Dr. Mohammed Pate has canvassed for the passage of Tobacco Bill as part of efforts to stem the increasing cases of high blood pressure in the country.
Channels Television (ng)
added May 2, 2013 13:20
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[Europe] El presidente de Altadis, designado director de Imperial Tobacco para el Sur y Europa Central y Africa

   The chairman of Altadis, Dominic Brisby, has been appointed new director of Imperial Tobacco for South and Central Europe and Africa of the British multinational, according to the company in a statement.
Europa Press (es)
added Mar 8, 2013 13:10
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[Africa] Industry’s dire warnings deconstructed

The aim of this short write-up is to critically engage with some of the findings of the TISA study, as well as to question the methods used by the study.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 16, 2012 18:34
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[Africa, Nigeria] IYIZOBA: Why a ban on cigarettes should be next

I hope that the ban on smoking and the sale of cigarettes would be next. Tobacco smoking is the single most important source of preventable morbidity in the world. But sadly, not much has been done to combat the scourge. Tobacco kills half of its users
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added May 17, 2018 16:53
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[Africa, South Africa] Foundation fired up by 'racist' proposed tobacco bill

Advocacy group the Free Market Foundation believes government’s new proposed tobacco bill is racist and anti-transformative. .. If the bill is passed in parliament it will bring a ban to all public smoking‚ including already designated areas found in res
Times LIVE (za)
added May 4, 2018 17:09
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[Africa, Uganda] TOBACCO: Study recommends 70 percent tax to discourage smokers

More taxes imposed on tobacco products could reduce smoking in Uganda. That is the suggestion presented in the latest study by the Kampala-based think tank, the Economic Policy Research Centre-EPRC. The study led by Dr Ibrahim Kasirye, a Principal Resea
The Independent (ug)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:38
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[Africa, UK] Investors fail to see through the gloom as BAT claims record sales

British American Tobaccco hailed a record year after its buyout of Reynolds American but investors chose to focus on falling volumes and sent the shares almost 5 per cent lower. Although the maker of Dunhill and Lucky Strike reported a 3.2 per cent incr
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 22, 2018 18:57
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[Africa, Tanzania] Activists call on govt to educate tobacco growers

The Executive Director of Tanzania Tobacco Control Forum (TTCF), Ms Lutgard Kagaruki said yesterday that the government stands to lose more financial resources on treating people harmed by tobacco compared to the income generated from the business. The T
The Citizen (tz)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:02
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