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[Africa, Nigeria] Stakeholders applaud President Buhari for hiking tobacco tax

stakeholders commended the president in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at a one-day meeting of the Tobacco Taxation Working Group (TTWG) held in Abuja on Tuesday. The president recently approved an amendment to the excise duty r
Vanguard (ng)
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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[Africa, South Africa] BAT signs MoU to help emerging tobacco farmers in E Cape

Tobacco farming is making a comeback in the Eastern Cape with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the JSE’s second-largest company by market capitalisation – British American Tobacco South Africa (BATSA) – and the Eastern Cape Developmen
News24 (za)
added May 15, 2018 19:54
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[Africa, Nigeria] NHF, UNAN urge FG o enforce tobacco laws

As studies show that smoking habits has risen among Nigerian youths, the Nigerian Heart Foundation, NHF, has called on the three tiers of government to enforce all laws against tobacco use and manufacturing in Nigeria. To this end, On this year’s World N
Vanguard (ng)
added May 15, 2018 05:46
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT’s Sh3bn go up in smoke after stormy AGM

BAT’s share dropped Sh30 to trade at Sh600, registering 4.7 per cent drop compared to Thursday when it traded at Sh630. Yesterday’s poor performance left double bruises on the firm’s management, which had a rough morning explaining to investors why thei
Nairobi Star (ke)
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT protests more tobacco taxes

Cigarette maker British American Tobacco Kenya (BAT) has ratcheted up pressure against further increases in excise duty. The Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed cigarette maker repeated on Friday that “unpredictable” tax increases are a threat to its Ke
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added May 14, 2018 02:33
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT protests more tobacco taxes

The Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed cigarette maker repeated on Friday that “unpredictable” tax increases are a threat to its Kenya business. “We would encourage the government to have a much more stable tax environment so that we can have a more pre
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added May 12, 2018 22:15
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[Africa, South Africa] Kids exposed to second hand smoke more likely to land up in ICU, says Dr

Second hand tobacco smoke directly increases the risk of many respiratory illnesses and infections in children, explains Dr Salome Abbott. Children exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to get pneumonia, bronchitis, and other severe long-term prob
Cape Talk: THE John Maytham SHOW (za)
added May 11, 2018 21:58
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[Africa, Kenya] Stamps can curb illicit trade, tax evasion

The measures Kenya has taken, especially in tobacco control, are in line with Article 15 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) as it relates to the elimination of illicit trade and the implementation of national laws to support enforc
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[Africa, South Africa] Nearly half of restaurants in SA already completely smoke free

A study's found that 45% of restaurants in SA are already completely smoke free. A University of Cape Town (UCT) study, published in the South African Medical Journal, conducted an analysis of smoking policies in restaurants since 2001. The aim was to
Cape Talk: THE John Maytham SHOW (za)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports rake in $360m

ZIMBABWE has earned over $360 million from tobacco exports in the first four and half months of this year, latest official statistics show. For their toil, farmers pocketed the lion’s share of the proceeds at $236,3 million while exporters (merchants) r
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added May 10, 2018 17:35
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