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[Africa, Asia, Egypt, Iran, Mid-east] Tackling tobacco consumption in the Middle East

Christina Banks, author of a research paper published today in Global Health Research and Policy, looks at Egypt and Iran, two countries with vastly differing progress on tobacco consumption and highlights the need for comparing and sharing knowledge and
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 01:04
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[Africa] Gambia: Govt to Launch Tobacco Control Act 2016

The Gambia will, on the 18 July 2017, launched the Tobacco Control Act 2016(TCA), at the Arch 22 in Banjul and also present 'World No Tobacco Day awards' to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs and the National Assembly of the Gambia respectively.
All-Africa.com
added Jul 12, 2017 03:09
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[Africa] Nigeria an attractive destination for foreign investors – Philip Morris Limited MD, Coskun Dicle

Why did you venture into the Nigerian market at the time you did? Africa is at the forefront of investment focus for many international companies across a wide range of industries. Within Africa, Nigeria’s human and natural resources, combined with the fa
Premium Times (ng)
added Jul 10, 2017 01:35
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco earnings exceed $500m

Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 7, 2017 00:56
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[Africa] Tobacco: A Blessing and a Poison for Kenya’s Women Farmers

“I plant it just because it brings me money … Otherwise, the smoke during curing is too toxic and it burns.” But this is a dangerous practice. The World Health Organization (WHO) warns that nicotine absorbed through the skin from handling wet tobacco lea
News Deeply: Women and Girls (Gates Foundation)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:35
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[Africa, Ghana] Shisha is harmful, avoid it - FDA warns

The Head of the Tobacco and Substance Abuse Unit of the Food and Drugs Authority, Mrs Olivia Boateng, has stressed that the belief among many young people that ‘shisha’ is not as harmful as cigarette is not true. She said many youngsters claimed that be
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:11
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[Africa] Tobacco Control And Emerging Developmental Issues In Nigeria

Nigeria has both a moral burden as well as continental responsibility in ensuring that it is at the forefront of Tobacco Control in the region. While the country has been arguably slow in coming on board the global advocacy for tobacco control, the countr
Leadership (ng)
added Jun 30, 2017 13:44
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports yield $248 million

Chronicle (zw)
added Jun 28, 2017 13:32
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[Africa] ELUJOBA: Nigeria: A Case for the Tobacco Legislation

If these allegations are true, then it bears asking that in whose interest are these anti-tobacco NGOs working? Their unethical approach to anti-tobacco activism often tempts one to ask if they truly get their funding from foreign countries as being alle
All-Africa.com
added Jun 29, 2017 05:28
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim has enough tobacco seed: TRB

The Tobacco Research Board (TRB) produces sufficient tobacco seed to satisfy the domestic market while surplus is exported, an official has said. TRB general manager Dr Dalia Garwe said at the moment the board has in its stock
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 27, 2017 01:35
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