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[Africa] Tanzania: Adulteration of Tobacco Irks Councillors

COUNCILLORS in Tabora District have expressed concern over adulteration of tobacco leaves by some farmers and vowed to enact a by-law to curb the malpractice. The councillors gave their concerns during a field tour at the Morogoro-based Tanzania Tobacco
All-Africa.com
added Nov 12, 2014 18:34
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Bill: Of consumer rights and economic interests?

The recent public hearing on the proposed Tobacco Bill, in Abuja, again provided the public, especially those at both ends of the tobacco debate, to air their views on tobacco and the industry, described by analysts as contributing over N100 billion in r
Nigerian Tribune (ng)
added Nov 11, 2014 11:12
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] MAPFUMO: Tobacco production and the environment

majority of smallholder tobacco producers are beneficiaries of the fast-track land reform programme ... but do not have adequate resources to produce the crop as sustainably as possible. Thus, the country is experiencing an unprecedented level of deforest
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 11, 2014 06:09
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Banks offer 60pc funding for tobacco farming

Over 60 percent of financing from banks will be dedicated for tobacco financing as banks believe that tobacco repayment arrangements are markedly more efficient and effective
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 3, 2014 20:07
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[Africa, Nigeria] Adebamowo: Matters Arising On Tobacco Control Legislation

has the war on tobacco smoking control failed or worked? it is pertinent that all proponents for and against tobacco control policies should sit down and accurately evaluate if the tobacco control policies or the drive for its implementation in several co
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Nov 3, 2014 20:40
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[Africa, Kenya] Underage Children Smoking Trend On The Rise

The National Tobacco Control Board has raised concern over the high rate of under-age children indulging in smoking tobacco in Murang’a County. Speaking during a forum held in Murang’a NTCB chair Nancy Gachoka ... Gachoka added that they have receiv
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:06
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[Africa, Nigeria] BATN urges fair, balanced regulation of the tobacco industry

This can only be achieved if the bill on regulating the tobacco industry that is currently being debated by the National Assembly takes into consideration the views of all stakeholders with the ultimate aim of drafting a bill that is effective and workab
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:45
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] CBZ drags Mliswa to court

CBZ Bank Limited has taken Zanu-PF Mashonaland West provincial chairman Cde Temba Mliswa to court over a $2,7 million debt emanating from loans advanced to the politician’s tobacco company to buy the crop in the 2010 and 2011 seasons.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:49
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[Africa, Nigeria, Russia] ABONE: Tobacco Control: Danger Signals from Chief Regulator

public and media representatives were thrown out of the public gallery and prevented from observing the proceedings of the conference. Worldwide condemnation trailed the ban as observers see the action as laden with hidden agendas aimed at covering suspe
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:39
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[Africa, Nigeria] EDITORIAL: Regulating tobacco production and smoking

THE anti-smoking bill currently in the National Assembly has joyfully, brought unto the front burner the issue of tobacco smoking and its health implications.... lawmakers should pass it into law.
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Nov 3, 2014 20:41
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