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[Africa] Lobby decries high consumption of tobacco products in Kenya

Kenya’s anti-tobacco lobby on Monday called for the enforcement of a 2007 law that bans smoking in public places amid an increase in tobacco use in the country.... Lindi told a stakeholders meeting in Nairobi that tobacco smoking remains a challenge among
News Ghana (gh)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:49
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[Africa, Kenya] KRA targets e-cigarettes, sheesha in new excise duty plan

Manufacturers and importers of tobacco products in Kenya will be required to affix excise duty stamps on their products as the government rolls out a system to broaden tax compliance. The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) expects all tobacco manufacturers a
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:44
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[Africa, Malawi] NZANGAYA: Public smoking, a violation of non-smokers’ health rights

In Malawi walking a distance of about 500 meters without inhaling tobacco smoke due to smoking in open places is, for Christian non-smokers, as precious as being told by Christ himself that your sins have been forgiven and forgotten and you are part of P
Malawi24 (mw)
added Sep 7, 2017 21:18
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[Africa] HANSEN: Namibia: The Dangers of E-Cigarettes/Vaping

the Cancer Association of Namibia has been inundated with calls from the public on weather "vaping" is allowed in public places, restaurants, schools and enclosed areas. Vaping is still dangerous, and many vaporizers employ e-liquid or e-juice that cont
All-Africa.com
added Sep 6, 2017 15:51
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[Africa, South Africa] Higher age restriction demanded for movies with smoking scenes

Are you worried that Cruella's smoking habit, however much part of her character in 101 Dalmations, could give your children the idea that it is cool to light up? A group of America's leading health organisations is now demanding that any movie that dep
Health 24 (za)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Africa] CSO Calls For Increase In Tobacco Tax To Curb Harm On Nigerians

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to increase tax on tobacco to stop its harmful effect on the health of Nigerians. The Executive Director of CISLAC, Mr Auwal Musa told newsmen in Abuja that
PM News (ng)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Africa, China, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco export earnings up 13pc

The bulk of the tobacco to mainly South Africa and China since the beginning of 2017. Statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board’s Week 35 Bulletin for the week ending September 1 show that China accounted for over 18,6 million kgs valued at US$
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:12
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[Africa] Critic of Rwandan president taken from home by police: brother

Richard Tusabe, the authority’s commissioner general, said the Rwigara family’s tobacco company had not paid taxes “over a period of five years”.
Reuters
added Sep 1, 2017 14:00
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[Africa, Nigeria] Is Smoking Hookah Really Worse Than Cigarettes

Smoking shisha has become a trend among the youth today. Many young adults gather in shisha cafes and share the pipe between friends. They see smoking shisha as a pleasant and relaxing experience. Approximately 44% of them believe shisha is not as harmfu
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:20
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[Congo, Somalia, Sudan South] BAT faces more media criticism of African marketing strategies

The Guardian’s report, released Friday, is based on BAT documents provided by former employee Paul Hopkins. The newspaper said countries affected include Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Somalia and South Sudan.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2017 02:25
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