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[Africa, Kenya] Underage Children Smoking Trend On The Rise

The National Tobacco Control Board has raised concern over the high rate of under-age children indulging in smoking tobacco in Murang’a County. Speaking during a forum held in Murang’a NTCB chair Nancy Gachoka ... Gachoka added that they have receiv
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:06
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[Africa, Nigeria] BATN urges fair, balanced regulation of the tobacco industry

This can only be achieved if the bill on regulating the tobacco industry that is currently being debated by the National Assembly takes into consideration the views of all stakeholders with the ultimate aim of drafting a bill that is effective and workab
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:45
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[Africa, Nigeria] CSOs urge Senate to align tobacco control bill with WHO-FCTC guidelines

AS the Senate presents the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) for public hearing this week, a coalition of civil society groups has urged the lawmakers to ensure that the bill aligns with provisions of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:00
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] CBZ drags Mliswa to court

CBZ Bank Limited has taken Zanu-PF Mashonaland West provincial chairman Cde Temba Mliswa to court over a $2,7 million debt emanating from loans advanced to the politician’s tobacco company to buy the crop in the 2010 and 2011 seasons.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:49
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[Africa, Nigeria] EDITORIAL: Regulating tobacco production and smoking

The bill at the National Assembly is coming at the most appropriate time and the lawmakers should pass it into law.
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:16
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Bill, Not Out to Ban Manufacturers, Says Senate

The Senate has explained that the National Tobacco Control Bill was not meant to ban or chase away tobacco manufacturers but to regulate manufacturing, consumption and promotion. Chairman of Senate committee on Health, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, who made t
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:14
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[Africa, Nigeria, Russia] ABONE: Tobacco Control: Danger Signals from Chief Regulator

public and media representatives were thrown out of the public gallery and prevented from observing the proceedings of the conference. Worldwide condemnation trailed the ban as observers see the action as laden with hidden agendas aimed at covering suspe
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:39
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Control Groups Ask Senate to Pass Bill

have urged the Nigerian senators to ensure that the National Tobacco Control Bill, NTCB, is passed under the current administration to give Nigerians a reassurance that they are committed to protecting public health as their representatives.
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:37
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[Africa] 6.4m Nigerian Adults Exposed To Tobacco Smoke - Senate

Senate Committee on Health, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa (PDP-Delta) has said that statistics had shown that about 6.4 million Nigerians were exposed to tobacco smoke in restaurants while 5.6 per cent used its products. This was announced at a public hearing to c
Nigerian Observer (ng)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:39
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports gross $449m

Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Oct 17, 2014 11:26
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