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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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[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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[Africa, Namibia] Call for ban on tobacco advertising

Namibia will this coming Friday join the rest of the world in observing 'World No Tobacco Day' under the theme 'Ban Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship' with the official event slated for Keetmanshoop.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added May 29, 2013 08:48
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[Africa, Namibia] No Tobacco Day moves to Keetmans

The Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners in health will commemorate the World No Tobacco Day on 31 May at Stephanus Stadium in Keetmanshoop.
Namibia Economist (na)
added May 24, 2013 12:14
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[Namibia] SASA: The many faces of tobacco

A gradual down-scaling of the importance of tobacco to economies as alternatives are sought would be far more beneficial than a large-scale and immediate banning of the crop. For now, smokers will largely continue to smoke in peace.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Mar 12, 2013 09:04
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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, South Africa] A huff and a puff save money

The Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa, here represented by its CEO, Mr Francois van der Merwe signed a Memorandum of Understading with the Ministry of Finance to address the revenue loss that arises from cigarette smuggling. Short of saying the Minis
Namibia Economist (na)
added Feb 13, 2013 21:09
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[Namibia] Tobacco lobby continues fight against plain packaging

The Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA) is displeased with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and with Namibia’s adamant stance to implement the Tobacco Products Control Act No. 1 of 2010 in line with WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Feb 7, 2013 11:16
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[Namibia] Noose to tighten on contraband cigarettes

Namibia, though not a cigarette producing country, will have its own public health messaging on cigarette packets once regulation for tobacco control is in place.
The Namibian (na)
added Jan 9, 2013 12:18
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[Namibia] Tobacco wars heating up

Namibia Gazetted the Tobacco Products Control Act of 2010 that introduced plain packaging and ban the use of words such 'mild' or 'light' on cigarette boxes or any other tobacco products sold in Namibia. The world's biggest and the Namibian market leader
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Aug 21, 2012 02:08
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