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[Africa, Kenya] Has the ban on shisha really worked?

Shisha is the trend that hit Kenya and swept major towns, turning innocent souls into drug addicts in the name of trying to fit in. Shisha dens in city estates were patronised by teenagers from the age of 17 to adults over 50. Shisha smokers suffered a
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 10, 2018 00:56

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Over 19 000ha tobacco planted

At least 19 265 hectares of land have so far been put under tobacco during the 2018 /19 summer cropping season, up from 18 396 hectares that had been planted during the same period last year, statistics released by the industry regulator show. Accordi
Zimbabwe Daily
added Dec 8, 2018 20:44

[Africa, Malawi] Parliament passes Tobacco Bill

outlaws buyers from growing tobacco or engaging in the transportation and grading of tobacco and seeks to strengthen tobacco associations by increasing membership from 3000 to 5000. Speaking after the bill was passed, Minister of Agriculture Joseph Mwana
Malawi24 (mw)
added Dec 4, 2018 15:45

[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco turf wars: SARS must take steps to put an end to the illicit trade debacle

Recently, the Tobacco Institute of South Africa (TISA) released the findings of an IPSOS study into the share of illicit cigarettes sold in South Africa’s informal trade sector. This is the second TISA-commissioned study released in just four months. Acc
Daily Maverick (za)
added Dec 5, 2018 17:10

[Africa, Nigeria] Rising incidence of illicit trade in tobacco

Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Dec 2, 2018 21:18

[Africa, South Africa] VIDEO: How PMSA’s smoke free vision is affected by FDA clamp down on menthol cigarettes

Phillip Morris South Africa is offering a new range of reduced risk products to reach their vision of a smoke free world.
added Nov 29, 2018 23:03

[Africa] Parliament recommends for a more powerful Malawi tobacco regulator

Malawi Parliament has recommended for a more powerful Tobacco Control Commission to regulate the growth and trading of tobacco and that leaf buyers should stop growing the country’s gold leaf
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Nov 28, 2018 23:06
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[Africa, Nigeria] Senate seeks halt of new tariff on alcohol, tobacco

The Senate yesterday asked the Federal Government to immediately suspend the implementation of the increased excise duty on beverages and tobacco pending further consultation. Adopting the report of its Finance Committee, the upper chamber of the Nationa
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:59


Tobacco Farmers in the country says the enactment of Statutory Instruments-SI No 84 and 85 of 2018 of the laws of Zambia, on the sale of Non Actionable tobacco will boost the performance of industry in the country.
Zambia National Broadcasting Cooperation (zm)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:22

[Africa, South Africa] R10 illegal cigarette pack becomes SA's top seller

Research house Ipsos said on Tuesday that South Africa has become the first country in the world to allow an illegal cigarette brand to become a top seller, after Gold Leaf Tobacco’s RG brand became the top-selling brand in the country overall, overtakin
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 28, 2018 19:04
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