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[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Zim earns $217m from Virginia tobacco

Zimbabwe has so far earned $216,8 million after exporting 51,3 million kilogrammes of tobacco to 52 countries, a setback of $72,8 million on export earnings realised during the same period last year.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 26, 2018 04:29
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[Africa, South Africa] Zimbabwean national bust with explosives, illicit cigarettes at border

South African Revenue Service (SARS) on Wednesday said customs officers made busts of capped fused explosives, as well as illicit cigarettes, at the Beitbridge border post in Zimbabwe. Spokesperson Sicelo Mkosi said on July 19, a panel van travelling fro
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04
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[Africa, South Africa] DREYER: New bill makes it harder for smokers to choose reduced risk products

The proposed Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill, currently open for public comment, seeks to limit the marketing and information that retailers can give to customers...• Warren Dreyer is the owner of JJ Cale Tobacconists.
News24 (za)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:56
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[Africa, Algeria, Europe, France] Tobacco smuggling: Marseille’s illicit secret

The latest trend, seen almost everywhere in the bustling Mediterranean city, is the sale of cigarettes smuggled from North Africa. In the endless cat-and-mouse game with the police, smugglers seem to be winning, for now. The Project SUN report, an annual
EurActiv
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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[Africa, Cameroon, Senegal] Increased tax on tobacco products will curb smoking- Research

The Consortium for Economic and Social Research (CRES) pleaded Tuesday in Dakar, Senegal, for increased taxation of tobacco products in the West African region so as to significantly curb smoking. “In the countries of the ECOWAS area, taxes excluding VAT
Journalducameroun.com (cm)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:54
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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco bill decrees no smoking in homes

Smokers who puff away in the presence of their domestic workers or gardeners could be fined - or jailed even - if they light up in their own homes. This is one of the provisions in the latest Tobacco Bill which also stipulates that you may not smoke in yo
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:53
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[Africa, South Africa] Vaping industry slams 'moralistic' new tobacco bill

Vaping activists say the latest tobacco bill is ignorant and not based on scientific evidence. The vaping industry says it wants to be seen as a partner in South Africa's health agenda because it is less harmful than smoking. The Africa Harm Reduction A
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:57
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[Africa] Kenya is making progress in cutting tobacco use, but the going is slow

A smaller proportion of Kenyans are using tobacco products but progress in the past six years has been slow, reveals a Nation Newsplex review of tobacco use data. This is despite the high taxes and laws that ban the sale of loose cigarette sticks and pub
Daily Nation (ke)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:58
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[Africa, South Africa] How ‘Big Tobacco’ derailed Sars’ investigative ability

It’s a tragic tale of industrial espionage, profit-shifting schemes, disinformation, an alleged honeypot triple spy and questionable journalism. A new study attributing the loss of R7 billion to the fiscus through the illicit trade of tobacco and cigaret
The Citizen (za)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:57
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[Mid-east] EDITORIAL: Stop Rising Tobacco Use in Africa and the Middle East: Editorial

Public health specialists in developed countries have spent decades learning how to fight back — and have saved lives by the millions. Countries in the Middle East and Africa simply need to follow suit.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 28, 2018 03:45
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