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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco rakes in $470 million

Zimbabwe has earned $470 million from the sale of 161 million kilogrammes of tobacco since the 2017 selling season opened on March 15 this year, statistics that the industry regulator released show.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 22, 2017 14:13
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers wreak havoc on forests

it was difficult to imagine that once upon a time, the area was a dense forest. Years of deforestation by tobacco farmers seeking wood for their barns have taken a serious toll on the country’s indigenous forests. The situation continues to get worse as f
Financial Gazette (zw)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:16
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[Senegal] Smoking: Africa Fights Back

"This is clearly the goal: Africans younger than 25 years of age represent a market of 700 million people," says Oumar Ndao. Recognizing the threat, the Senegalese government took action, voting in 2014 for anti-smoking legislation that is among the stri
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:40
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[Africa] Nigeria introduces 9 new regulations to limit tobacco use (FULL LIST)

Nigeria’s Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has announced nine regulations in the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act that would be implemented by the federal government. The National Tobacco Control Act was signed into law in 2015 by former President Goodluck Jona
Premium Times (ng)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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[Africa, South Africa] Beyond Nicotine

The Beyond Nicotine corporate intervention approach, developed in South African and now exported to the USA and UK, centres around a 24-day guided programme, starting with an in-house 90 minute workshop and based on the science of neuro-plasticity and th
Engineering News (za)
added May 25, 2017 22:25
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[Africa] Malawi: WHO Urges Member States to Include Tobacco Control in Their Policies

According to a press statement issued by WHO ahead of the World No Tobacco Day which falls on 31 May every year, tobacco kills more than 7.2 million people per year with over 80 percent from low or middle income countries. In the statement, WHO Regional
All-Africa.com
added May 25, 2017 21:01
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[Africa, Ethiopia] Physician’s letter in Lancet casts new shadow on Tedros WHO bid

The physician who leads the Africa Tobacco-Free Initiative has spoken out against candidate Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...Dr. Frank Ashall, in an open letter...The Lancet, raised questions about the Ethiopian government’s deal-making role in a tobacco indu
Africa Times
added May 25, 2017 00:56
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Flue-cured tobacco export volumes rise 9pc

Volumes of tobacco which has been exported now stand at 47, 1 million kilogrammes, a 9 percent rise from those exported in the corresponding period last year, statistics that the industry regulator released show.
BH24 (zw)
added May 19, 2017 14:55
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[Africa, South Africa] CTFK Letter to the FTC (PDF)

We are writing to urge the Commission to ensure that its evaluation of the proposed merger between British American Tobacco, Plc. (BAT) and Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) takes into account recent evidence of widespread corrupt and anti-­‐competitive cond
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:27
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[Africa, South Africa] SA’s illicit cigarette trade smoking up a storm

South Africa accounts for a quarter of the world's illicit cigarette market‚ with taxes not paid on one in four smokes bought in the country. Despite this‚ the South African Revenue Service has failed to answer questions this week on how much the countr
Times LIVE (za)
added Feb 2, 2017 19:53
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