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[Tanzania] Govt urged to support tobacco farmers

The Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Food Security and Co-operatives, Mr Adam Malima, told the House that tobacco was an important crop to the country, but farmers were not getting subsidies due to financial constraints.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 13, 2012 12:10
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[Africa, Tanzania] Ban on smoking in public places hailed

THE Tanzania Non-communicable Diseases Alliance (TANCDA) has hailed the recent directive by the government to restrict rampant smoking of cigarettes and shisha (sheesha) in public places owing to their negative effects on human health.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jul 26, 2016 16:55
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[Tanzania] Activists demand total ban on shisha smoking

Ms Kagaruki urged authorities in the country to borrow a leaf from Kenya whose government amended its law and has now managed to ban Shisha smoking. The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Acting Assistant Director for Non Communicable Diseases, Dr Ay
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Oct 6, 2014 16:43
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[Tanzania] Tobacco firm joins fire safety drive

Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company (TLTC) has reconditioned one of four fire tending facilities in Morogoro at the cost of 7.8m/-, the company announced in a statement. Handing over the reconditioned fire tender, TLTC Group Corporate Affairs Director, Mr Rich
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Mar 18, 2014 09:10
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[Tanzania] 35 pct of cancer cases at ORCI associated with use of tobacco

The government has been challenged to put in place effective tobacco control mechanisms so as to do away with health hazards and environmental degradation that. The challenge was thrown yesterday at a sensitisation seminar on tobacco control for journal
IPP Media (tz)
added Mar 19, 2013 02:04
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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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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] 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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[Africa, Tanzania] Tobacco Firm Donates Sh65 Million Medical Equipment

THE Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company Limited (TLTC) has donated an ultra Sound machine worth 65m/- to the Morogoro Referral Hospital. The equipment was presented to the Minister for Health and Social Welfare, Dr Seif Rashid. The donation was in response to
All-Africa.com
added Mar 28, 2014 11:39
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[Tanzania] EDITORIAL: Smokers Should Kick the Offending Habit

Unfortunately, no law bans the manufacture of cigarettes in the country. It is this unfortunate scenario that almost blunts the cutting edge of the Tobacco Products Regulatory Act (2003). Consumers of tobacco products should stay warned. It is wise to re
All-Africa.com
added Mar 18, 2013 04:58
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