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[Africa, Kenya] Supreme Court asked to throw out smoking rules

Two cigarette manufacturing firms yesterday asked the Supreme Court to throw out the Tobacco Control Regulations of 2014, arguing that they were introduced arbitrarily. British American Tobacco (BAT) and Mastermind Tobacco Kenya told five Supreme Court
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 1, 2018 19:04
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[Africa, South Africa] CABINET APPROVES NEW TOBACCO BILL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

The new bill is intended to replace the 1993 Tobacco Control Act... “It addresses key areas relating to indoor public areas, display of tobacco products at point of sea, use of electronic devices and the introduction of plain packaging of tobacco product
Eyewitness News (za)
added Apr 26, 2018 18:51
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco curing decimating forests

Government has threatened to repossess land from resettled farmers who continue to use vast quantities of wood to cure their tobacco, contributing to deforestation and defying calls to use coal
The Daily News (zw)
added Apr 26, 2018 15:26
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[Africa, Malawi] Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

“Most of the children were occupied with work in their parent’s tobacco fields. The parents felt some work would best be done by their children while they [parents] attended to other duties,” says Mthiko. He adds that duties like sewing tobacco leaves w
Malawi News Agency (MANA) (mw)
added Apr 24, 2018 00:16
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[Africa, Rwanda] Cigarette prices to return to normal next week

Prices of cigarettes in Rwanda have doubled following a shortage...due to tax stamps. In an email to The New Times, BAT Kenya’s Simukai Munjanganja...explained the shortage.
The New Times (rw)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:52
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[Africa, Zambia] Government shuts down Illegal Tobacco Company

officers stormed the administrative office at Novelle Tobacco Company Limited today and questioned why it has been operating without a trading license. Mr. Zulu said the company was last week given a seven day ultimatum in which to obtain the required do
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:36
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[Africa, Nigeria] OJO: Why The New Excise Duty On Tobacco Should Stay

Last month’s call by the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) that the federal government halt the proposed hike in the excise duty on tobacco products... tobacco transnationals like the British America Tobacco Nigeria (BATN), Philip Morris Nigeria
Leadership (ng)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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[Africa] Malawi Parliament demands better tobacco classification system

Parliament’s Agriculture committee has asked the Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) to change its tobacco classification system, saying the current system does not favour a tobacco grower.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:40
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[Africa, Malawi] Tobacco sales start on low note at Limbe Auction Floors

Tobacco growers have expressed worry at Limbe Auction Floors on the first day of tobacco trading because of low prices but the government has said the prices would pick up.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:40
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[Africa, Uganda] TOBACCO: Study recommends 70 percent tax to discourage smokers

More taxes imposed on tobacco products could reduce smoking in Uganda. That is the suggestion presented in the latest study by the Kampala-based think tank, the Economic Policy Research Centre-EPRC. The study led by Dr Ibrahim Kasirye, a Principal Resea
The Independent (ug)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:38
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