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[Africa, Zimbabwe] ‘Two tobacco firms still trading’

At least 17 out of 19 tobacco contractors have stopped trading, signalling the end of the 2014 marketing season. The two merchants still trading are also winding down operations as they clear a few bookings by their customers.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:11
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The Only African Wild Tobacco, Nicotiana africana: Alkaloid Content and the Effect of Herbivory

Herbivory in some Nicotiana species is known to induce alkaloid production. This study examined herbivore-induced defenses in the nornicotine-rich African tobacco N. africana, the only Nicotiana species indigenous to Africa.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:58
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[Africa, Canada, Ireland, Nigeria] JEMIDE: National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

Ambrose Jemide, a security consultant, argues that stringent tobacco regulation has adverse implications for the security and economy of the nation…
Daily Independent (ng)
added Aug 27, 2014 22:00
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[Africa, Ghana] Tobacco farmers exploitation must stop-VALD

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), has joined public health groups in Africa and the world over to call on the tobacco industry to end its exploitation of tobacco farmers.
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Aug 27, 2014 21:57
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] ‘Cig smuggler’ trampled to death by elephant

A MAN thought to be Zimbabwean was trampled to death by an elephant in Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site in South Africa’s Limpopo province. South Africa police were said to have launched investigations into the case Tuesday amid suspicio
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 17:56
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[Africa] Tobacco-curing eats up Zimbabwe's forests

both the government and farmers have become increasingly aware that tobacco farming also comes at a great cost to the environment. Income from tobacco in 2013, accounted for at least 10.7 percent of the Zimbabwe’s GDP and 21.8 percent of all exports, co
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Aug 25, 2014 18:56
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[Africa, South Africa] DEAN: OPEN LETTER: Trademark ban on cigarette packaging defies constitution

You have in effect declared war on trademarks, especially logos, as being tools or weapons of evil intent and effect...How prohibiting the use of the logo version of Marlboro will decrease the incidence of smoking simply
Business Day (za)
added Aug 25, 2014 18:26
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[Africa, Nigeria] SAMSON: Tobacco to the rescue…..

If we get the basic health care system right, address the issues fuelling the consistent striking of the medical doctors and pump more of the resources into educating tobacco smokers and researching into alternatives ... then we will be on the right track
World Stage Limited (ng)
added Aug 24, 2014 10:39
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[Africa, Kenya] Hunger fears over tobacco

OVER reliance on tobacco farming in Migori county might create food shortage, a local NGO has said ... tobacco cultivation is to blame for widespread school dropout rates and child labour...more farmers will take up tobacco farming because of the current
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Aug 22, 2014 09:29
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[Africa, Nigeria, UK] British America Tobacco urges anti-tobacco NGOs to fund alternative smoking products

“In recent times, stakeholders have asked NGOs involved in tobacco control to get more involved in consumer education and funding of research of alternative and healthier products for consumers, who insist on smoking as these areas are critically needed
Premium Times (ng)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:01
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