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[Africa, Uganda] Can tobacco growing pave way for livelihood crops?

WHO Report on status of tobacco production and trade in Africa indicates that crop diversification in the world's top tobacco producers can lower smoking rates in low-income countries, with about ninety percent of tobacco grown within low and middle incom
The New Vision (ug)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:57
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HOW SOUTH AFRICA IS TIGHTENING ITS TOBACCO RULES

South Africa’s Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has published a new tobacco control bill which, if passed into law, will tighten the grip on how cigarettes and other tobacco products are sold, marketed and regulated in the country. Health and Medicine Ed
Eyewitness News (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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New South African smoking laws will change how – and where – you can smoke at work

On 9 May 2018, the draft Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill was published for public comment. Among other changes the bill plans to introduce two a zero-tolerance policy on in-door smoking in public places, as well as the r
BusinessTech (za)
added May 29, 2018 03:11
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[Africa] Gambia Contribute to the International World No Tobacco Day

The federal government’s Million Hearts® initiative aims to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017. It’s important to know your risk for heart disease and stroke and to take action to reduce that risk. A good place to start is with the ABCS
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added May 28, 2018 02:44
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco grosses nearly $400m

Tobacco farmers have grossed $398,4 million from 137,3 million kilogrammes that have been delivered 42 days into the 2018 marketing season, a gain of more than $50 million on revenues realised during the same period a year ago. During the same period in
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added May 27, 2018 15:10
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales reach $355 million

The Daily News (zw)
added May 25, 2018 18:08
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] $355,6 million tobacco sold

TOBACCO sales have reached $355,6 million from 123 million kilogrammes delivered at the auction floors since the start of the marketing season on March 21.
Chronicle (zw)
added May 23, 2018 21:44
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[Africa, Nigeria] IYIZOBA: Why a ban on cigarettes should be next

I hope that the ban on smoking and the sale of cigarettes would be next. Tobacco smoking is the single most important source of preventable morbidity in the world. But sadly, not much has been done to combat the scourge. Tobacco kills half of its users
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added May 17, 2018 16:53
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT’s Sh3bn go up in smoke after stormy AGM

BAT’s share dropped Sh30 to trade at Sh600, registering 4.7 per cent drop compared to Thursday when it traded at Sh630. Yesterday’s poor performance left double bruises on the firm’s management, which had a rough morning explaining to investors why thei
Nairobi Star (ke)
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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[Africa, Nigeria] Stakeholders applaud President Buhari for hiking tobacco tax

stakeholders commended the president in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at a one-day meeting of the Tobacco Taxation Working Group (TTWG) held in Abuja on Tuesday. The president recently approved an amendment to the excise duty r
Vanguard (ng)
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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