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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco export earnings up 150pc

TOBACCO export earnings have increased by over 150 percent to $322 million since the beginning of the year... Zimbabwe’s major consumer of the golden leaf, China, has since January spent $176.7 million importing 20.8 million kgs at an average price of $
Chronicle (zw)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:23
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[Australia] Hunter prison officials hoping smoking ban will curb violence

Hunter prison officials are confident a smoking ban coming into force next week may see violence levels fall in the state's jails. From Monday, smoking will be outlawed at all correctional facilities across New South Wales, impacting inmates and employe
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 14:03
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[Canada] Calgary committee considers tough new rules on e-cigarettes, vaping

Health officials are urging a City of Calgary committee to adopt tough new rules prohibiting “vaping” wherever smoking is not allowed. “We’re supporting the recommendations that e-cigarettes be treated like tobacco products so they’d be subject to the sa
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jun 9, 2015 10:00
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[Africa] Malawi tobacco sales rake in US$31m in three weeks

Tobacco earnings have reached over US$31million from 21.7 million kilogrammes in three weeks of sale at the country’s tobacco auction market.Tobacco Control Commission chief executive Bruce Munthali said Monday that this year’s earnings appeared a bit be
StarAfrica
added May 4, 2015 17:32
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Obesity, smoking cause half of cancer cases in Turkey

health officials, who released figures on World Cancer Day yesterday. Overall, 159,000 cases were diagnosed last year in the country. Officials from the Ministry of Health and non-governmental organizations held a press briefing on the occasion. Figures
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:16
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[UK] How Tom & Jerry is the most complained about children's TV show on record - even beating Jimmy Savile on Tweenies and goat slaughter on Blue Peter

Tom & Jerry came top with 82 complaints relating to two episodes which were accused of glamorising the use of cigarettes and cigars in the cat and mouse cartoon
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2015 12:23
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[Ethiopia] When the smoke clears: new tobacco directive

Ethiopian Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority (EFMHACA) ...has drafted a directive which is expected to enter into force in the next three months....prohibits indoor smoking in public places such as hotels, bars, nightclubs
The Reporter (et)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:34
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[UK] Three-month countdown to tobacco display ban begins

Imperial Tobacco has also embarked on a mass communication drive with sales representatives visiting stores to answer questions and offer advice. Imperial Tobacco’s dark market project manager Gary Avery said:
Convenience Store (uk)
added Jan 7, 2015 08:14
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[Canada] No smoking in parks bylaw takes effect

Innisfil residents who tell cigarette smokers to butt out when they light up near playgrounds, beaches and sports fields now have a bylaw to back them up. And town is reminding visitors to Innisfil Beach Park and other town parks about the anti-smoking r
Simcoe County (Ont) Online (ca)
added May 24, 2014 15:44
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[Canada] How a Toronto entrepreneur is disrupting the bong industry

e-cigarettes’ sister technology, portable vaporizers – aimed at people who’d rather inhale plant matter – have been emerging as a mainstream industry in their own right. And one Toronto entrepreneur has been riding that boom, capitalizing on new vaporize
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 14, 2014 17:39
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