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[UK-Scotland] Stirling researchers to lead £3.4m tobacco control project in Africa and Asia

They will conduct research to inform tobacco taxation, tackle the illicit trade in tobacco and target tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine governments’ attempts to reduce smoking. The project will be led by Professor Linda Bauld, director of the univ
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:55
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[USA] VIDEO: From Pence to Price: How Big Tobacco Gained Massive Influence Under Trump, Plans to Expand in Africa

AMY GOODMAN: Talk about the tobacco industry and its connections to the Trump administration and members of the Cabinet. JESSICA GLENZA: Sure. So, I think—I always like to start off with something that really surprised me, which was the amount of lobbyi
Democracy Now!
added Jul 17, 2017 20:42
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[Africa, Rwanda] Kenya launches guidelines to reduce domestic tobacco use

Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health Julius Korir said the deaths due to tobacco use in the country have been steadily increasing hence the need to establish tobacco control measures such as offering dependence treatment and cessation services.
Coastweek (ke)
added Jun 2, 2017 18:01
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[Africa, Ghana] Ministry of Health outdoors Legislative Instrument on Tobacco control

A legislative Instrument (LI) to control the use of Tobacco in Ghana, has been launched by the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service at a ceremony to commemorate the 2017 World No-Tobacco Day in Accra.
ghanabusinessnews.com (gh)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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[Africa, Lesotho] NO CLEAR PREPARATIONS FOR NO TOBACCO DAY

While Lesotho is engaged in the review and ultimate implementation of the alcohol policy, it is still not clear as to the preparations for World No Tobacco Day commemoration on May 31.
LENA (Lesotho News Agency) (ls)
added May 14, 2017 20:01
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Farmers push for tobacco tax reversal

Farmers’ associations have engaged the government to reverse its decision to impose a 10% withholding tax on tobacco farmers without valid tax clearance certificates.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:03
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[Africa, Kenya] Five lobbies oppose proposal to lower tax on plain cigarettes

More than five groups have written to Treasury CS Henry Rotich protesting the proposal to lower taxes on plain cigarettes. If the proposal is implemented, prices of unfiltered cigarettes could decline by 28 per cent, making them more affordable to poor
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:43
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[Africa] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Kenya announces managing director change

* Says resignation of managing director, Keith Gretton to take effect from May 1, 2017
Reuters
added Mar 7, 2017 13:33
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[Africa, Kenya] Tobacco groups want smoking zones upgraded

While reacting yesterday to last Friday’s Court of Appeal ruling that upheld the country’s 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations, civil society organisations championing tobacco laws said the smoking zones in Nairobi, Mombasa and Nakuru do not meet World Heal
MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD. (ke)
added Feb 21, 2017 02:32
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[Africa] The USD20 Million Investment Project in Northern Uganda to be Officially Launched in May 2017 - Founder Tribert Rujugiro Ayabatwa

Tribert Rujugiro Ayabatwa, founder of the PanAfrican Tobacco Group, has announced the forthcoming official opening of Meridian Tobacco Company (MTC) factory, together with its farmer development program, and food crop and forestry improvement, scheduled
PR Newswire
added Feb 13, 2017 23:37
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