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[Africa, Rwanda] Cigarette prices to return to normal next week

Prices of cigarettes in Rwanda have doubled following a shortage...due to tax stamps. In an email to The New Times, BAT Kenya’s Simukai Munjanganja...explained the shortage.
The New Times (rw)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:52
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[Africa, Nigeria] OJO: Why The New Excise Duty On Tobacco Should Stay

Last month’s call by the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) that the federal government halt the proposed hike in the excise duty on tobacco products... tobacco transnationals like the British America Tobacco Nigeria (BATN), Philip Morris Nigeria
Leadership (ng)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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[Africa, Zambia] Government shuts down Illegal Tobacco Company

officers stormed the administrative office at Novelle Tobacco Company Limited today and questioned why it has been operating without a trading license. Mr. Zulu said the company was last week given a seven day ultimatum in which to obtain the required do
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:36
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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] Malawi Parliament demands better tobacco classification system

Parliament’s Agriculture committee has asked the Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) to change its tobacco classification system, saying the current system does not favour a tobacco grower.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:40
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[Africa, Malawi] Tobacco sales start on low note at Limbe Auction Floors

Tobacco growers have expressed worry at Limbe Auction Floors on the first day of tobacco trading because of low prices but the government has said the prices would pick up.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:40
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[Nigeria] African countries urged to ensure total ban of tobacco ads

The African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) said in a report released in Nairobi that when cigarettes are sold in single sticks, they become relatively cheap compared to when they are sold as a full pack. "Consequently, the product is more affordable to
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 14, 2018 00:35
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco hits $25m in sales

TOBACCO sales have reached $25.8 million from 8.9 million kilogrammes delivered at the auction floors since the start of the marketing season on March 21, official figures show.
Chronicle (zw)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:37
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[Africa, Gambia] RAID sensitises youth Tobacco

RAID-The Gambia, an organization advocating against Tobacco use in collaboration with partners last Tuesday organised a daylong awareness creation for fifty youth leaders from groups in the Kanifing Municipality, Banjul and West Coast Region on the 2016
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added Apr 11, 2018 23:45
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[Africa] Poor prices mar Malawi tobacco market opening day ; as low as 80 cents/kg

There is little for local tobacco farmers for this year’s marketing season with the first day as the green gold fetches as low as 80 cents per kilogram. President Peter Mutharika and Vice-President Saulos Chilima opened this year’s tobacco market at Lilo
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Apr 9, 2018 22:20
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