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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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[Africa, Tanzania] KANANI: MONEY MATTERS IN HEALTH&TECH: E-cigarettes have become a health dilemma

E-cigarette market in Africa is projected to grow as well. South Africa is one of the African countries where e-cigarette is gaining popularity. All over the continent, e-cigarette technology is penetrating the market. In Tanzania, they are being vapore
The Citizen (tz)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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[Africa, Tanzania] China interested in local tobacco

TANZANIA is contemplating selling its Tobacco produce to China but cautioned producers over a likely price drop of the traditional crop which constitutes 40 percent of the total export earnings.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:53
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[Africa, Tanzania] Tobacco smokers risk legal curbs, diseases

THE government, for the umpteenth time, stated categorically that cigarette smoking in public places is an offence that is punishable by law. This time around the state has included the rather disgusting smoking of shisha in public as a banned practice.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:00
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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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[Africa] Tanzania bans shisha smoking over health concerns

The government said businesses in the country's biggest city, Dar es Salaam, were expected to stop shisha sales within seven days. Shisha smoking has become increasingly popular with young people in Tanzania. But there has been growing concern that smokin
BBC Online
added Jul 6, 2016 14:43
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[Africa, Tanzania] Tackling child labour in Tabora

International Labour Organisation (ILO) launched a new project last month on May 25 called Achieving Reduction of Child Labour in Support of Education (ARISE) which is being implemented in tobacco growing areas in the three districts of Uyui, Urambo and
The Citizen (tz)
added Jun 7, 2016 12:55
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[Tanzania] Tobacco firm gives 75m/- to solve desk shortage

THE shortage of desks that for quite long time continued to haunt Urambo District authorities, Tabora Region will soon become history, thanks to 75m/- received from Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company Limited (TLTC).
TSN Daily News (tz)
added May 18, 2016 18:26
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