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Ethiopian capital implements ban on public smoking

The move will make the capital Addis Ababa the second Ethiopian city to enforce the law after north Ethiopia’s Mekelle city, which put the law into effect in January last year. The law which came to effect nearly two years after approved in parliament i
Sudan Tribune (fr)
added Feb 18, 2016 22:56
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[Africa] Ethiopia: City authorities to enforce ban on smoking in public places

the Addis Ababa City Government, on Wednesday said it is to begin penalizing institutions which allow smoking in public places as of next month. The Addis Ababa Food, Medicine, Health Care and Control Authority is deliberating with stakeholders on how to
StarAfrica
added Feb 18, 2016 12:13
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[Africa, UK] ASHALL: My experience with British American Tobacco’s shameful behaviour in Ethiopia

BAT) was aware and fully involved in getting those posters on poor storefronts in Addis, even though BAT knew that advertising cigarettes was against Ethiopian law. Indeed, British American Tobacco ignored all of my attempts to contact them through thei
The Great Tobacco Plague - A doctor's experience of the world's biggest preventable killer (Dr Frank Ashall blog)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:19
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[Africa, Ethiopia] PMI welcomes the outcome of UN’s Third International Conference on Financing for Development

welcomes the adoption of the AAAA and the recognition of the role businesses can, and must, play in financing development. In the words of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon “this agreement is a critical step forward in building a sustainable future for a
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 8, 2015 09:29
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[Africa] Stubbing it out: Ethiopia implements smoking ban

The town of Mekelle is bucking the trend in Africa where tobacco use is increasing driven by companies that see a growing market on the continent amid a tightening of smoking laws elsewhere. Tobacco consumption in Africa -- excluding South Africa -- incr
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 14, 2015 07:39
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Ethiopian city bans smoking in public areas

The capital of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, Mekelle, has banned smoking in public areas, making it the first Ethiopian city to implement a tobacco control proclamation bill passed by parliament last year.
Sudan Tribune (fr)
added Jan 12, 2015 22:45
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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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[Ethiopia] Gov’t Issues Directive to Implement a Proclamation to Protect Non-Smokers

A directive which will effectively ban smoking in public places within the coming six months and introduce new packaging depicting the harms of smoking in three months has been issued by the Food, Medicine & Health Care Administration & Control Authority
Addis Fortune (et)
added Jan 5, 2015 22:56
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[Ethiopia] National Tobacco to Maintain Monopoly Rights After Majority Share Acquisition

National Tobacco Enterprise (NTE) will continue to hold its monopoly right as producer, importer and seller of tobacco products for the next 10 years. Sheba Investment Plc, co-owner with the government, has been holding over a billion Birr in payments to
Addis Fortune (et)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:54
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[Ethiopia] Smokers Coughing Up a Hefty Price

“Some years back, the price of Nyala was 15 cents for a stick and 50 cents for the Rothmans, but now both have increased drastically to 80 cents and two Birr, respectively,” said Abdu Nassir, a shop owner at Mexico Square.
Addis Fortune (et)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:09
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