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Malawi tobacco revenue jumps 60 pct this year

Malawi’s tobacco revenue, a mainstay of the southern African nation’s economy, jumped 60 percent in the 2018 season, industry figures showed on Wednesday. Tobacco is Malawi’s major export commodity and hard currency earner, accounting for over 50 percent
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2018 18:13
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[Malawi] HOPKINSON: Tobacco smoke and environmental injustice

“My country, Malawi, has lost most of its forests to tobacco,” Paul Desanker, a manager in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change adaptation programme, told the eighth conference of parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control last w
British Medical Journal
added Oct 12, 2018 14:01
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[Malawi] Alliance One Receives 2018 Golden Leaf Award for Most Impressive Public Service Initiative

has received the Golden Leaf Award in the Most Impressive Public Service Initiative category at the 2018 Golden Tobacco Networking Forum in London, England, for its efforts to address water scarcity challenges in Malawi.
PR Newswire
added Sep 28, 2018 15:19
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[India, Malawi, USA] Conrad Challenge Announces Smoke-Free World Category for 2018-19

The category, sponsored by the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW), invites teams of high school students to design 21st century solutions to solve multiple region-specific problems that interfere with the goal of decreasing the use of combustible c
PR Newswire
added Sep 26, 2018 01:30
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Malawi tobacco revenue rises 35 percent

The industry regulator Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) said the increase stemmed in part from an influx of leaf imports from neighbouring Zambia and Mozambique, which Malawi sold on.
Reuters
added Aug 10, 2018 16:35
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[Malawi] Special report: The children working the tobacco fields: 'I wanted to be a nurse'

Children in poor families work the fields in Malawi, impacting schooling, reports Sarah Boseley, amid signs of a growing international crisis....There are 18 tenant families on this tobacco farm in the Kasungu district of Malawi, each living in a straw h
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:28
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[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Why its time for Malawi to quit growing tobacco

Imagine this: You are a farmer in one of the poorest countries of the world. Each year, the price of your harvest falls, but you keep growing the same crop because it is what your mother and, before her, your grandmother farmed. Due to low prices at the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:59
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[Africa] Calls for ban on Shisha smoking in Malawi, as MP demands more intervention on drug abuse

citizens are calling on the government to follow the footsteps of other African countries and ban smoking of water-pipe tobacco, popularly known as shisha, as the number of young people taking up smoking through this route is soaring.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added May 9, 2018 14:55
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[Africa] Malawi Parliament demands better tobacco classification system

Parliament’s Agriculture committee has asked the Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) to change its tobacco classification system, saying the current system does not favour a tobacco grower.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:40
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[Africa, Malawi] Tobacco sales start on low note at Limbe Auction Floors

Tobacco growers have expressed worry at Limbe Auction Floors on the first day of tobacco trading because of low prices but the government has said the prices would pick up.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:40
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