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[Africa] Malawi tobacco marketing season to open on April 11

Malawi tobacco marketing season will be officially opened on April 11, starting with Lilongwe Auction Floors, Tobacco Control Commission (TCC), the country’s tobacco regulator announced Tuesday.TCC Chief Executive Officer, Albert Changaya confirmed in th
StarAfrica
added Mar 15, 2016 21:08
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[Africa, Malawi] Bullets players on a road trip selling cigarettes

Malawi super league giants, Nyasa Big Bullets players have been on the road selling Nyasa Manufacturing Company’s (NMC) merchandises, fueling concerns that preparations for the new season will be affected. As part of their sponsorship agreement with NMC,
Malawi24 (mw)
added Feb 20, 2016 01:56
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[Africa] Goodall tells Malawians to dump tobacco, grow legumes: Strategy for economic rebound

Finance minister Goodall Gondwe has challenged Malawians to grow legumes instead of tobacco in a bid to turn around the ailing economy.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:37
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[Africa] ARCHIVE: Eliminating child labour in Malawi: a British American Tobacco corporate responsibility project to sidestep tobacco labour exploitation

transnational tobacco companies are using child labour projects to enhance corporate reputations and distract public attention from how they profit from low wages and cheap tobacco.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 8, 2016 16:54
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[Africa] Malawi to consider public smoking ban

The ministry of health says it will consider a ban on smoking in public places to minimise chronic diseases that come with the practice. Minister of Health Peter Kumpalume made the remarks in reaction to findings by the World Health Organization (WHO) wh
Malawi24 (mw)
added Jan 11, 2016 18:23
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[Africa] Malawi football club inks controversial tobacco deal

Malawi's most prestigious football team, Big Bullets have controversially inked a $900,000 (822,000 euros) sponsorship deal with a cigarette manufacturing company, attracting the wrath of a local rights group. The deal...Nyasa Manufacturing Company (NMC)
France 24 (fr)
added Dec 13, 2015 20:26
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[Africa] Big Bullets Sponsorship agreement worries NGO concerned with Tobacco use in Malawi

Drug Fight Malawi has expressed “deep concerns” and fear of an increase in tobacco use by children and youths in the country following the recent sponsorship agreement between our popular football club, the Big Bullets and the Nyasa Tobacco Manufacturing
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Dec 3, 2015 20:06
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[Africa, Malawi] K52m Kanengo road: Tobacco Commission applauds JTI

Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has commended key tobacco buyer Japan Tobacco International (JTI) for investing K52 million towards rehabilitating a link road in the Kanengo industrial area.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Sep 21, 2015 20:22
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[Africa] Malawi's forests going up in smoke as tobacco industry takes heavy toll

Malawi is reliant on tobacco for 60% of foreign earnings, but while demand is falling the cost of environmental damage caused by the industry is rising
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:07
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[Africa, Malawi] "˜Even Jesus could not stop smoking," says Mutharika

has established a framework on the farming of tobacco told off all those people who are asking Malawian government to forget tobacco farming..."People have been smoking since time immemorial, even before Jesus Christ walked on this earth,” said Muthari
Malawi24 (mw)
added Jul 30, 2015 05:47
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