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[Africa, Nigeria] Senate seeks halt of new tariff on alcohol, tobacco

The Senate yesterday asked the Federal Government to immediately suspend the implementation of the increased excise duty on beverages and tobacco pending further consultation. Adopting the report of its Finance Committee, the upper chamber of the Nationa
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:59


Tobacco Farmers in the country says the enactment of Statutory Instruments-SI No 84 and 85 of 2018 of the laws of Zambia, on the sale of Non Actionable tobacco will boost the performance of industry in the country.
Zambia National Broadcasting Cooperation (zm)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:22

[Africa, South Africa] R10 illegal cigarette pack becomes SA's top seller

Research house Ipsos said on Tuesday that South Africa has become the first country in the world to allow an illegal cigarette brand to become a top seller, after Gold Leaf Tobacco’s RG brand became the top-selling brand in the country overall, overtakin
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 28, 2018 19:04

[Africa, South Africa] Phillip Morris launches smoking and vaping alternative

IQOS in South Africa. The new IQOS 3 and IQOS 3 MULTI have a better design, functionality offering adult smokers a better alternative to cigarettes. IQOS is an award-winning, technologically advanced heat-not-burn alternative to cigarettes and offers
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:21

[Africa, Asia] ARCHIVE: Big Tobacco made €7,900 for every dead smoker in 2015, according to a new report

THE LATEST EDITION of the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) ‘Tobacco Atlas’ says that the tobacco industry is increasingly targeting vulnerable populations in the poorest parts of the world. The sixth edition of the Atlas, co-authored by the ACS and Vital
The (ie)
added Oct 26, 2018 21:58

[Africa, Ghana] Tobacco products to bear pictorial health warnings from November 1

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has announced that effective November 1, 2018, all tobacco and tobacco products in Ghana will bear Pictorial Health Warnings (PHW) with emissions and constituents on their packages.
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Oct 22, 2018 17:02

[Africa, Asia] Big tobacco's smoke and mirrors act

In developed countries, tobacco companies are investing in less harmful alternatives to conventional cigarettes, while in many developing nations, they're advertising classic cigarettes as always.... Are politicians bribed by the tobacco industry? Not of
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Oct 21, 2018 00:27

Philip Morris International Recognized as Top Employer in Africa Third Year in a Row

This award recognizes our efforts to provide the right challenges, support, and development to our employees so they can focus on driving our company’s transformation towards a smoke-free future.”
Business Wire
added Oct 13, 2018 15:21

JTI Declared Top Employer in Africa for Second Consecutive Year

cements the Company's reputation as an employer that puts people first. In addition, JTI has been certified as a Top Employer in nine African countries, seven of which - Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania and Tunisia - have been accre
PR Newswire
added Oct 13, 2018 15:21

British American Tobacco - A Top Employer in Africa

Only the organisations that achieve certification in at least four countries within the region earn the special 2019 Top Employers Africa recognition. BAT (British American Tobacco) has achieved the African certification for the second year in a row, hav
PR Newswire
added Oct 13, 2018 15:20
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