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[Africa, South Africa] WATCH: 10 000 Tobacco farming jobs on the line due to illicit cigarettes

Besieged commercial and emerging farmers in the Waterberg Region of Limpopo held a Tobacco Farmers Day in the town of Vaalwater on Thursday. They met to share knowledge and information, but mostly to hear how industry players are planning to tackle the
News24 (za)
added Feb 2, 2018 18:30
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[Africa, South Africa] FTW Pick: Illicit tobacco trade ‘destroying’ legal value chain say producers ($$)

“Our industry is under siege from illicit traders who not only sell cheap cigarettes but also procure leaf outside our borders,” said Limpopo Tobacco Processors managing director, Christo van Staden. According to AgriSA, tobacco volumes have already bee
FTW online (Freight & Trading Weekly) (za)
added Feb 1, 2018 23:46
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[Africa, Kenya] LETTER: CS Balala is wrong on shisha, its harm negates tourism revenue

Balala has called for the revocation of the shisha ban by the Health ministry... Other East African countries — Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda — have already banned shisha. It is in order that Kenya follows suit to prevent cross-border impediments to succes
Daily Nation (ke)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:51
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[Africa, South Africa] Government to ban ‘unhealthy’ tobacco advertising

The government has started the process to ban “bad cigarette advertising”, the health department said...bad advertising displays tobacco products at till points to lure people to smoke.
The Citizen (za)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco under threat

under threat after main international buyers resolved not to accept tobacco cured using coal citing environmental concerns. Recently, the Global Tobacco Cigarette Companies produced guidelines on the sustainable manner tobacco should be produced, which p
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:42
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[Africa, Nigeria] Right Groups Demands Mass Action on Tobacco Control Act

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) and National Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has asserted that enforcing tobacco control laws in Nigeria is everyone’s duty; hence all hands must be on deck to ensure that the laws a
The News Nigeria (ng)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:19
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[Africa, South Africa] Hijackers pose as police officers to hijack truck carrying tobacco products

Western Cape police have made a breakthrough in a case involving a hijacking of a truck transporting tobacco products in Mitchells Plain last week‚ by eight hijackers posing as police officers‚ with the arrest on Sunday of four suspects.
Times LIVE (za)
added Jan 22, 2018 05:43
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco earnings to improve forex situation

The foreign currency situation will continue to be dire until the beginning of the tobacco selling season, a senior Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) official has said. William Manhimanzi, the apex bank’s deputy director of financial markets, told to
The Daily News (zw)
added Jan 18, 2018 07:06
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[Nigeria] ERA/FoEN charges FG to emulate other African nations on shisha ban

has urged the Federal government to emulate countries that have banned the smoking of water-pipe tobacco otherwise known as shisha, due to its addictiveness and deadly effect on the health of users. ERA/FoEN made the demand following the ban of shisha by
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:19
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[Nigeria] Emulate other Africans on Shisha ban, ERA/FoEN urges FG

has urged the Federal Government to emulate nations that have banned the importation and smoking of water-pipe tobacco also known as shisha, due to its addictiveness and deadly effect on the health of users. The organisation made the call following the an
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jan 13, 2018 14:40
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