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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Regulator asks tobacco buyers to explain decline in prices

THE country’s tobacco industry regulator told buyers and auction floors to explain why prices for the leaves have fallen for a second year as growers protest, a document from the regulator shows. Tobacco prices so far this selling season, which began Ma (uk)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:50

[Africa, Kenya] Why MPs Should Pass Tobacco Regulations

Joshua Kyallo, Director of Africa for Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids, says a tobacco epidemic is looming. He spoke to John Muchangi...the work in Africa, from TFK perspective, is primarily prevention; preventing an epidemic before it hits the continent.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 30, 2015 12:21

[Africa, South Africa] DREYER: Tobacco rules will smother small business

But the case that will damage my business beyond measure is the regulation proposed by the minister of health that will limit the space in which a specialist tobacconist may display all tobacco and tobacco-related products to 4m². Imagine trying to fit
Business Day (za)
added Mar 30, 2015 21:39

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales decline 21pc

Exactly 12 days after sales opened, at least 7,3 million kg of tobacco worth $16, 2 million has been sold at an average price of $2,23 per kg
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:45

[Africa, Nigeria] ADEOYE: The unprotected species

Nigeria signed and ratified the FCTC in 2004 and 2005 respectively. As a party, Nigeria is obligated to domesticate the treaty and this has come in form of the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB)... unfortunately, the Bill was not signed into law by Pres
National Mirror (ng)
added Mar 20, 2015 22:46

[Africa, South Africa] STOTT: SA needs clear e-cigarettes legislation

City of Cape Town warnings that it will seek to clarify legislation around e-cigarettes and hookah pipes is a responsible move, writes Dr Dominique Stott, executive for medical standards at the Professional Provident Society financial services company.
Health-E (za)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:49

[Africa, Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Billionaires start Sh364 million global fund to defend nations like Kenya against tobacco lawsuits

Kenya can now access a Sh364 million ($4m) fund to defend itself....Cigarette maker BAT last month sued Kenya’s Ministry of Health for threatening to stop the circulation of its Dunhill Switch cigarette brand. Dunhill cigarette packs contain the taglin
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 19, 2015 12:09

[Africa, Kenya, UAE: Abu Dhabi] WHO calls tobacco firms 'cockroaches' after failed MPs retreat

(WHO) has ridiculed plans by cigarette manufacturers in Kenya to fly some local politicians to a beach resort for a “sensitisation retreat”. The cigarette makers are fighting stiff anti-smoking regulations that the ministry of health has proposed. Head
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:07

[Africa, Namibia] New cigarette packaging scares smokers

health ministry's spokesperson Ester Paulus said the new cigarette packaging is part of the amended Tobacco Control Act of 2010. She said the amended regulations call for all foreign companies that export cigarettes into the country to feature the images
The Namibian (na)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:38

[Africa, Asia, China, Zimbabwe] Virginia tobacco exports rake in over $200 million

Virginia tobacco exports have so far earned the country $211,9 million with China remaining the leading exporter after buying 19,3 million kg worth $166,7 million at $8,63 per kilogramme
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 17, 2015 00:14
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