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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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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers get $25m in 9 days

Tobacco farmers have grossed $25,8 million from 8,9 million kg of the golden leaf delivered, nine days into the 2018 marketing season. In 2017, farmers had delivered 10,4 million kilogrammes worth $26,6 million by this time. Reads part of the Tobacco
Bulawayo24 (zw)
added Apr 9, 2018 03:37
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tackling big tobacco’s menace towards a smoke-free generation

He explained that although smoking does not directly cause any known disease, 50 per cent of smokers would die prematurely from a smoking related disease and roughly 14 years earlier. According to him, this is because smoking compromises tobacco users’ i
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Apr 2, 2018 04:46
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[Africa, Nigeria] NCD Alliance urges FG to incorporate tax structures on cigarettes

The Non-Communicable Disease Alliance of Nigeria (NCD Alliance Nigeria) has urged the federal government to intensify efforts to incorporate the tax structure on cigarettes. The group, in a statement signed by the President, Dr. Sonny Kuku said the gove
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:20
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[Africa] Nigeria: 17,500 Deaths Yearly Linked to Smoking-Related Diseases

Chukwuka added that tobacco taxation had proven to be the most effective tobacco measure and that CSEA’s study on the Economics of Tobacco Control which is the first of such study in Nigeria was aimed at strengthening advocacy efforts for tobacco control
This Day (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:19
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[Africa, Nigeria] CISLAC Backs New Govt Regulation on Tobacco

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), a non-governmental organisation with head office in Abuja has backed the Federal Government on the new regulations on tobacco; just as it condemned the aversion of Manufacturers’ Association of Nige
This Day (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:15
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[Africa, Nigeria] Alliance counters MAN on new tobacco tax

A coalition of civil society organisations across the country under the Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) yesterday in Abuja urged the federal government to shun the demand by the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) for a halt in the impleme
Daily Trust (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:15
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[Africa, Nigeria] Groups fault MAN on tobacco excise duty

A Coalition of civil society groups across the country under the aegis of Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) faulted calls by the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) for a halt in the implementation of the new excise duty on tobacco products.
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:14
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[Africa] Review of tobacco tax puts Nigeria closer to treaty compliance

Sonny Kuku, president, Nigeria NCD Alliance has said that the recent review of tobacco and alcohol taxes has put Nigeria in better position to comply with the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO/ FCTC) guideline.
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:15
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[Africa, Asia-pacific, Philippines] NTIABANG: Ilo fails to cut ties with tobacco industry – yet again

To promote decent work, guard against interference with labor standards, policies and programs, the ILO must keep the tobacco industry at arm’s length. When the long-standing cooperation agreements between the ILO, the tobacco industry and organizations
Manila Times (ph)
added Mar 25, 2018 01:20
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