Headlines Tagged with Africa — 1,885 headlines found
Even more worryingly, 12 percent of the smokers are under 15 years old, Kandil added. Ministry of Health signed a protocol with Consumer Protection Agency to support smoking-give up activities and to reduce the rate of smoking tobacco, Health MinistryÂ
Aug 5, 2015 Cairo Post (eg)
added Aug 6, 2015 01:09
BURNING QUESTION: The Electronic-Cigarette Association of SA has erected a billboard...overlooking the N1 highway in Johannesburg with the phrase: "E-Cigarettes Save Lives." The line is from an article in the UK's Spectator magazine by Dr Derek Yach, a
Aug 3, 2015 Times LIVE (za)
added Aug 4, 2015 11:45
Health secretary James Macharia has termed the introduction of a levy on cigarette manufacturers to regulate the tobacco industry as justified. Mr Macharia says in court documents that the fee is reasonable and does not constitute violation of rights to
Aug 3, 2015 Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Aug 4, 2015 09:39
A complete disregard for the no-smoking notices and rules on Metrorail trains and at stations by many commuters poses a daily health hazard to thousands of their fellow travelers. And Metrorail appears powerless to enforce the law.
Aug 3, 2015 All-Africa.com
added Aug 3, 2015 21:06
Destruction of local palm trees may have driven chimpanzees in Uganda's Budongo Forest to eat clay...Raffia trees are being killed by local tobacco farmers, who strip the trees of leaves for use in curing and drying tobacco.
Aug 3, 2015 New York Times
added Aug 3, 2015 15:46
Malawi is reliant on tobacco for 60% of foreign earnings, but while demand is falling the cost of environmental damage caused by the industry is rising
Jul 31, 2015 The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:07
[Africa] Uganda Sets Powerful Example with Comprehensive Tobacco Control Law / Strong smoke-free provisions enacted over industry objections
Uganda’s law sets a powerful example for Africa, which has traditionally lower rates of tobacco use and has been targeted by the tobacco industry as a major growth market.
Jul 30, 2015 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:35
BRITISH American Tobacco’s sizeable stake in the enlarged Reynolds American group promises to deliver increased returns for the second-largest cigarette maker, which on Wednesday posted slower first-half sales amid declining cigarette volumes.
Jul 30, 2015 Business Day (za)
added Jul 30, 2015 06:58
ZIMBABWE has so far realised $322 million from 59 million kilogrammes of tobacco exported to different parts of the world since January compared to 45,8 million kg sold in the same period last year.
Jul 30, 2015 Chronicle (zw)
added Jul 30, 2015 04:16
Should President Museveni assent to the bill, it will set the bar higher for both the tobacco industry and smokers. Among other things, the bill establishes the tobacco control committee, and imposes a responsibility on a person consuming tobacco product
Jul 29, 2015 The Observer (ug)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:09