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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 2015 tobacco registration clocks 75,000 plus

MORE than 75,000 farmers have registered for the 2015 tobacco farming season, compared to 71,579 who had registered during the same period last year. Latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) indicate Matabeleland region, whic
Chronicle (zw)
added Oct 16, 2014 03:06
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[Africa, India, Russia] BULLETIN Day 4 (PDF)

the Article 17 & 18 working group report poses a serious threat to the integrity of Article 5.3 and will give tobacco manufacturers and their agents a guaranteed back door to tobacco control policy discussions, if guiding principle 2 is adopted in its pr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 15, 2014 20:43
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[Africa, Nigeria, Russia] National Tobacco Control Bill Should Conform With Global Convention – Groups Tell Senate

The groups: Environmental Rights Action, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC), and the National Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) in a statement issued in Abuja, said a tobacco control bill that is in sync with the FCTC will not only promote
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:13
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[Africa] Ghana to introduce pictorial health warning on cigarettes

Ghana would introduce pictorial health warnings on cigarette pack by the close of the year, Mr Joseph Yieleh Chireh, Leader of the Ghanaian delegation to the 2014 6th Session of Conference of Party (COP6), announced. He said in 2013/2014 Ghana has stren
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:02
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[Africa, Nigeria, Russia] WHO Conference Bars Tobacco Industry ... Deliberate On Taxation Measures

Parties commenced the meeting by rejecting INTERPOL's application to observe the treaty because of its financial ties to the tobacco industry and ejected tobacco industry representatives from the proceedings. These actions paved the way for the swift ado
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Oct 15, 2014 13:14
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[Africa] Tobacco industry union petitions Malawi leader over their concerns

The trade union representing the tobacco industry in Malawi has petitioned President Peter Mutharika urging him to ensure his administration addresses their concerns including child labour and other issues. Speaking after delivering a petition to the Off
APA - African Press Agency (sn)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:44
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[Africa, Nigeria] Groups urge Senate to pass Tobacco Control Bill

A coalition of civil society groups have urged the Senate to ensure that the National Tobacco Control Bill, NTCB, which will be open for public hearing on Wednesday is in conformity with the provisions of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention
Premium Times (ng)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:13
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[Africa, South Africa] ROSE-INNES: E-cigarettes - the slow way to poison yourself?

There is as yet no known safe way to suck a non-medicinal drug into your lungs. While the much lower levels of nicotine in e-cigarette vapour don't cause acute poisoning, doctors are concerned about possible effects over the long term.
News24 (za)
added Oct 14, 2014 14:02
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[Africa, Kenya] Cigarette maker's stock touches historical Sh1,000 at the bourse

British American Tobacco stock opens trade today as the most expensive share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, having closed at a historical high of Sh999 on Friday.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:38
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Bittersweet tale of 'new tobacco' in Zim

Though lauded as one of the success stories of the land reform programme in the country, tobacco farming has left a trail of environmental degradation, a starving nation and a health compromised tobacco small-scale farming community.
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:33
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