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[Africa, Namibia] Support for public smoking ban

With the Tobacco Products Control Act No 1 of 2010 to be gazetted next month, after which it will be enforced, effectively banning people from smoking in public places, a random survey by New Era yesterday indicates that many people fully support what the
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Mar 5, 2014 13:38
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Tobacco control in Namibia: the importance of government capacity, media coverage and industry interference

The fact that Namibia was able to pass fairly comprehensive tobacco control legislation with such meagre resources is commendable. The government must now implement the regulations that make the legislation effective. Tobacco control progress in low-incom
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:20
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[Asia, Namibia, Solomon Islands, Togo] WikiLeaks Launches Campaign to Offer $100,000 "Bounty" for Leaked Drafts of Secret TPP Chapters

JOHN OLIVER:...it's not just Togo. Two tobacco companies sued Australia in its highest court. Philip Morris International is currently suing Uruguay. British American Tobacco sent a similar letter to Namibia, ... the Solomon Islands.
Democracy Now!
added Jun 2, 2015 22:16
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[Africa, China] Tobacco Farm: What's in it for Namibians?

THE PROPOSED tobacco farm in the Zambezi region of Namibia by Chinese company Namibia Oriental Tobacco cc has raised a lot of controversy...at a time the country is facing a devastating drought that threatens its food security, top in people's mind is gr
The Namibian (na)
added Aug 7, 2015 20:29
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[Africa, Namibia] British American Tobacco bemoans increased tobacco taxes

On World No Tobacco Day, British American Tobacco (BAT) called on governments across Southern Africa to carefully consider the unintended consequences of increased taxes on tobacco products with the intention of reducing tobacco consumption.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:08
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[Africa, Namibia] WHO Windhoek meeting looks at tobacco

The World Health Organization Regional office for Africa, with support from the government of Norway held a Regional Consultation on Tobacco and Trade in Windhoek from 4 to 6 February.
Namibia Economist (na)
added Feb 13, 2013 21:11
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[Africa, Namibia] Alleged cigarette smuggler Brown in court

British national Mike Brown who was arrested in Walvis Bay last week in connection with the alleged importation of N$12 million worth of cigarettes falsely declared as furniture in April this year, faces yet another charge linked to a cigarette smuggling
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:46
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[China, Namibia] Chinese want land for tobacco

GOVERNMENT is in the process of leasing 10 000 hectares of Namibian land in Liselo, Zambezi region, to a Chinese company to grow tobacco. Namibia Oriental Tobacco CC which has Ng Yung listed as the only director of the company plans to use the land to gr
The Namibian (na)
added Mar 8, 2015 16:41
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Namibiam customs and police seize contraband cigarettes haul

customs and police have seized a huge cigarette contraband being smuggled from Zimbabwe to South Africa. The cigarettes that were seized at Rundu in northeast Namibia were concealed in two South African registered gas tanker trucks from Zimbabwe heading t
Coastweek (ke)
added May 10, 2015 11:46
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[Africa, Namibia] New cigarette packaging scares smokers

health ministry's spokesperson Ester Paulus said the new cigarette packaging is part of the amended Tobacco Control Act of 2010. She said the amended regulations call for all foreign companies that export cigarettes into the country to feature the images
The Namibian (na)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:38
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