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[Africa, Uganda] New tobacco law comes into force

The President’s signature means that the Tobacco Control Bill, 2014, that criminalises display of cigarettes at the point of sale, advertising, promotion and sponsorships of tobacco companies. The law also bans the sale of cigarettes to people under the
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:35
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[Africa, South Africa] FMF opposes tobacco branding legislation

The FMF has roped in “brand guru Jeremy Sampson” to discuss “the erosion of brands and why every South African should be concerned about legislation that undermines the value and presence of brands” on Tuesday. While on the surface the new legislation a
Times LIVE (za)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:12
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Stabbed for smoking…Farm worker battles for life after knife attack

AN Inyathi farm worker has been hospitalised after he was stabbed in the chest with a knife by a workmate for allegedly continuing to smoke a cigarette in a shared kitchen... Dube had argued that he did not want to inhale cigarette smoke as it could cause
Chronicle (zw)
added Sep 28, 2015 12:47
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[Africa, South Africa] Smokers - not model employees

So Lynnette Guthrie has come out to bat for the smokers. She negates all the evidence, both anecdotal and from numerous formal studies, and supposes that she is the star employee. Well, three years ago, I quit the fags. I know there's nothing worse tha
News24 (za)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:28
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] AUDIO: Harare's Move to Ban Smoking in Public Places Receives Mixed Reactions

The government is planning to introduce a law that would prohibit public smoking but the move has been received with mixed feelings. Authorities are planning to introduce a Bill in parliament that... "I do not understand it because Zimbabwe we are a tob
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Sep 23, 2015 15:53
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[Africa, Nigeria] How Harmful Is Shisha Smoking? Here are Some Shocking Facts!

In Nigeria, smoking the water pipe shisha has become a trendy pursuit for youths hanging out especially in cities like in Lagos. It is usually shared between friends and is an enjoyable and relaxing experience. But here’s the shocking truth – a single s
ExpressNG
added Sep 23, 2015 11:20
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[Africa] Cuban Tobacco Factory to Open New Plant in Morocco

The Economist, in its September 21st edition, reported that Habanos is preparing to implement the first factory for the manufacture of tobacco products in the Casablanca region. According to the same source, the company scheduled to launch in December 2
Morocco World News (ma)
added Sep 21, 2015 20:59
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[Africa, Malawi] K52m Kanengo road: Tobacco Commission applauds JTI

Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has commended key tobacco buyer Japan Tobacco International (JTI) for investing K52 million towards rehabilitating a link road in the Kanengo industrial area.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Sep 21, 2015 20:22
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] public smokers to be jailed

SMOKING in public will attract a fine of $500 or six months in jail after the country has aligned the Public Health Act on Tobacco Control Regulation 264 of 2001 with the World Health Organisation statutes, an official has said. The deputy director Alco
Bulawayo24 (zw)
added Sep 21, 2015 09:25
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 6 Months In Prison for Public Smoking: Zim New Laws

SMOKING in public will attract a fine of $500 or six months in jail after the country has aligned the Public Health Act on Tobacco Control Regulation 264 of 2001 with the World Health Organisation statutes, an official has said. In an interview, the depu
ZimEye (zm)
added Sep 20, 2015 21:12
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