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[Africa, Kenya] Rwanda bans shisha smoking following Tanzania's lead

Rwanda becomes the second country in Africa to ban shisha smoking after Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli imposed the ban in July last year. Other countries with similar bans are Pakistan, Jordan, Singapore and Saudi Arabia.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:13
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[Africa, Tanzania] Activists call on govt to educate tobacco growers

The Executive Director of Tanzania Tobacco Control Forum (TTCF), Ms Lutgard Kagaruki said yesterday that the government stands to lose more financial resources on treating people harmed by tobacco compared to the income generated from the business. The T
The Citizen (tz)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:02
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[Ethiopia, Tanzania] JEW: Tobacco hurts more than your lungs – it damages the communities that grow it

There are few crops people can grow in rural Tanzania to make money and the dominant one is tobacco
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 15:52
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[Africa, Tanzania] JEW: Tobacco hurts more than just your lungs – it damages the communities that grow it

My colleagues and I have recently published research demonstrating just how damaging it can be to the environment and communities in rural Tanzania. Most villages in Kipembawe don’t have electricity or mobile phone coverage. There are minimal healthcare
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:18
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[Africa, Tanzania] Smuggled, counterfeit cigarettes flood market

Tanzania Cigarette Company in collaboration with the National Environmental Management Council, Tanzania Revenue Authority and the police destroyed contraband and counterfeit cigarettes worth 8.5bn/- in Dar es Salaam last week.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:36
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Tanzania's Zanzibar enforces ban on public smoking

Tanzania's semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago has begun enforcing the Tobacco Control Regulations, which bans smoking in public places...the decision to enforce the anti-smoking regulations came after realizing that there is a rise of health problems li
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 17, 2017 14:08
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] ITGA calls for dialogue

Tobacco growers are urging governments to open formal dialogues about the challenges the sector is facing due to a decrease in demand for tobacco products and the absence of viable alternative crops. The plea was made at a meeting today organized by the
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 16, 2017 00:14
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers fear livelihood is at stake

International Tobacco Growers Association... “We have come to a point where it is clear that the FCTC Secretariat has experienced a veto to tobacco growers by ignoring their pleas,” said the ITGA Chief Executive Officer, Antonio Abrunhosa.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 15, 2017 18:45
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[Africa, Tanzania] JINGI: INTEGRITY FIRST : How tobacco politics impacts on human development

it is my belief that Tanzania has no reason to continue and promote tobacco farming, rather our politicians must now change their mindset in persuading tobacco farmers to substitute tobacco farming for other crops. Health is source of wealth.
The Citizen (tz)
added Jun 11, 2017 13:37
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[Africa] Tanzania to formulate law to control tobacco related diseases

The government of Tanzania said on Wednesday plans were afoot to formulate and implement a law aimed at controlling tobacco related diseases in the east African nation. Ummy Mwalimu, the Minister for Health, said the legislation will aim at controlling to
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 1, 2017 02:34
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