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[Africa, Nigeria] Public smoking in the spotlight as Tobacco control Bill debate continues

Debate on the amendments of the Tobacco Control Bill continued on Wednesday with parliament looking at a clause that stipulates that people who smoke should do it at least 100 metres away from public places. The clause caused heated debate among those f
NTV-Uganda (ug)
added Jul 17, 2015 12:10
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[Africa, Kenya] Court suspends new tobacco regulations over violation of Constitution

High Court judge Mumbi Ngugi said Article 10 of the Constitution, which requires public participation in the matter, was not adhered to in coming up with the regulations. The High Court has suspended implementation of the new tobacco regulations, citing
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Jul 3, 2015 12:00
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports rake in $270m

THE country has earned over $270 million from 49.4 million kilogrammes of tobacco exported since the beginning of the year compared to 38.8 million kg during the same period last year.
Chronicle (zw)
added Jun 30, 2015 00:42
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[Africa] Malawi: Veep Says Tobacco Is Strategic Crop to Malawi

Tobacco Association of Malawi (TAMA) on Thursday officially opened its 27th Annual Congress, a gathering that draws together, stakeholders, tobacco farmers representatives across the entire region of Malawi. Speaking when he presided over the opening of
All-Africa.com
added Jun 29, 2015 09:36
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[Africa, South Africa] LETTER: SALOOJEE: Louw obscures tobacco’s ugly truth

Mr Louw opposes the sensible regulation of tobacco products and instead seeks "freedom" for drug peddlers to create child addicts and to maim and kill customers. More than 6-million deaths a year from tobacco use are not enough for Mr Louw — he wants mo
Business Day (za)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:35
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[Africa, Zambia] Tobacco farmers still stuck with produce

FARMERS around the country are stuck with more than 3,000 metric tonnes of tobacco after failing to sell the produce due to lack of market, the Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) has said.
Times of Zambia (zm)
added Jun 22, 2015 21:32
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[Africa, Nigeria] BATN Reiterates Commitment to End Illicit Tobacco Trade

The company regretted that despite efforts to combat this global menace, Nigeria loses about 30 million pounds to counterfeit tobacco trade. At a media parley in Lagos to mark this year's World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) the company revealed that combined effo
This Day (ng)
added Jun 21, 2015 17:17
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[Africa, South Africa] BAT seen as outperforming despite decline in smoking prevalence rate

BRITISH American Tobacco (BAT) saw its share price rally nearly 4% in midday trade on the JSE on Wednesday, after a number of research firms said they expected the company to outperform in the next few years.
Business Day (za)
added Jun 21, 2015 15:25
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[Africa] Botswana to regulate cigarette trade

Botswana plans to introduce a new law that will ensure that cigarettes are sold from licenced premises only, an official revealed Wednesday.Ministry of Health environmental health officer Ephraim Rapalai told APA that the proposed Tobacco Control Bill wa
StarAfrica
added Jun 20, 2015 21:49
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[Africa] AG’s Office hijacks LI on Tobacco Control as Ghanaians die of secondhand smoke

Independent checks by Spy News Agency however indicates that the draft LI on Ghana’s Tobacco Control Measures is still gathering dust on the shelves of the Attorney General and Minister for Justice. The document which according to our sources has been re
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Jun 20, 2015 19:44
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