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[Africa, Cameroon, Senegal] Increased tax on tobacco products will curb smoking- Research

The Consortium for Economic and Social Research (CRES) pleaded Tuesday in Dakar, Senegal, for increased taxation of tobacco products in the West African region so as to significantly curb smoking. “In the countries of the ECOWAS area, taxes excluding VAT (cm)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:54

[Cameroon] Tobacco Consumption: Government Introduces New Packaging Measures for Tobacco Products

Officials of the Ministry of Public Health have presented a new tobacco packaging policy in Yaounde this 7th June 2018.This follows a joint ministerial order of 3rd January 2018 that defines new packaging and labeling modalities for tobacco products in Ca
Cameroon Radio Television (CRTV) (cm)
added Jun 11, 2018 07:18

[Africa] Cameroon: Smoking Remains Dangerous

About 1.1 million people consume tobacco and its products in Cameroon. Although 75,4 per cent have read health warnings against smoking on cigarette packets, only 35,5 per cent have envisaged to stop smoking in spite of risks such as cardiovascular disea
added Aug 4, 2017 18:22

[Africa, Cameroon] How Nigerian Youths Can Get The Best From National Tobacco Act

The IPPA had expressed aversion to stringent anti-tobacco laws, especially those that will allegedly “strangulate the local tobacco industry” The IPPA argument however lacks merit when viewed from the prism that the same organisation spearheaded a campai
Leadership (ng)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:07

[Cameroon] Move Over, Cuba: The World's Finest Cigars Are Using African Tobacco

The latest edition of the magazine's "5 Things" series is authored by Cigar Advisor Managing Editor John Pullo, and highlights a number of premium cigars that use this in-demand, yet very expensive leaf in their hand-made construction. (blog)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:45

[Africa, Cameroon] Anti Tobacco Law Under Preparation

An informative meeting between the Cameroon Coalition Against Tobacco and senators involved in the “Champion of Tobacco Control” on the anti-tobacco law and tobacco consumption in the country took place on Saturday April 9, 2016 in Yaounde. Speaking at t
Cameroon Tribune (cm)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:58

[Cameroon] Tobacco Industry: FPTC under A Caretaker Administration

Jean Marc Sambha’a, a retired agronomist has been appointed “provisional administrator” to manage the Federation of Cameroon tobacco producers and growers of other agricultural food crops (FPTC), east of the country by the Minister of Agriculture and Rura
Business in Cameroon (ch)
added May 8, 2013 12:35

Alarm over Cameroon child smokers

Forty-four per cent of pupils in Cameroonian schools have already had their first contact with tobacco and the gory statistic could get worse, an anti-tobacco organisation has warned. The Cameroon Coalition Against Tobacco further states that 15 per cen
Africa Review (ke)
added Feb 14, 2013 16:49

[Cameroon] Journalists To Fight Tobacco Consumption

A two-day workshop will hold in Yaounde from Tuesday, February 19. Journalists from public and private media organs operating in the country will as from Tuesday, February 19, 2013 in Yaounde, begin a two-day workshop to acquire knowledge on tobacco, it
Cameroon Tribune (cm)
added Feb 13, 2013 21:03

[Cameroon] Parliamentarians Clarified On Tobacco Draft Law

The Cameroonian Coalition Against Tobacco held a forum on Thursday in Yaounde. Over 30 parliamentarians currently participating at the budget session in the National Assembly have resolved to persuade their peers to adopt a new anti-tobacco draft law wh
Cameroon Tribune (cm)
added Dec 4, 2012 01:51
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