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[Africa, Zimbabwe] $577m tobacco sold so far: TIMB

A total of 195,7 million kilogrammes of tobacco worth $576,9 million has been sold to date since the selling season opened in March this year, statistics released by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:51
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[Africa, Uganda] NDUGWA: Why Govt is right in banning of Shisha

The impact of the Tobacco control Bill 2014 on reducing tobacco use will depend on sensitisation of enforcers such as the Police, municipal laws (like KCCA enforcers), health implementation staff at the ministry of health as well as local administration
The New Vision (ug)
added Aug 14, 2015 10:58
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[Africa, Uganda] You can’t buy one cigarette stick; only packets

This is one of the rules the newly passed Tobacco Control Bill 2014 seeks to enforce, once the President signs it into law. But how possible is it to ensure that people across the country buy cigarettes in packs? We look at this and other key issues in th
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Aug 11, 2015 08:24
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Shocking portraits of the people - including a 14-year-old girl - who pay tens of thousands to bring down the beasts in Africa

Photographer David Chancellor spent seven years meeting people who travelled to Africa to hunt big beasts including lions and leopards, capturing them praying and smoking after they made the kill.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 7, 2015 20:15
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[Africa] 24% of Egyptians are smokers: MOH

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 Ministry 
Cairo Post (eg)
added Aug 6, 2015 01:09
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[Africa, South Africa] 'Quit smoking, start vaping and save your life'

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
Times LIVE (za)
added Aug 4, 2015 11:45
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[Africa, Kenya] Health minister defends strict tobacco rules in battle with manufacturer

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
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Aug 4, 2015 09:39
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South Africa: Like Inhaling Smoke? Ride Metrorail.

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.
All-Africa.com
added Aug 3, 2015 21:06
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[Africa] Wild Uganda Chimpanzees Using Clay as Food

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.
New York Times
added Aug 3, 2015 15:46
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[Africa] Malawi's forests going up in smoke as tobacco industry takes heavy toll

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
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:07
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