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[Tanzania] Cost of smoking dwarfs by half cigarette tax revenues

According to a report titled “Health care costs attributable to smoking induced cardiovascular diseases in Tanzania,” the total costs of smoking in the country is 118.7 million US dollars per year. “Most of the patients appear to be elderly males
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:20
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[Africa] Tanzania Elderly surfer health cost due to smoking

According to a report titled “Health care costs attributable to smoking induced cardiovascular diseases in Tanzania,” the total costs of smoking in the country is 118.7 million US dollars per year.
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Dec 28, 2014 16:17
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[Africa, Tanzania] MUSHI: Cigarette Smoking Is Deadly, Can't We Stop It?

The Director General of the Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission (TAEC), Prof Iddi Mkilaha, says that by their own admission, cigarette companies create doubt about the health charge without actually denying it.
All-Africa.com
added Nov 17, 2014 13:02
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[Africa] Tanzania: Adulteration of Tobacco Irks Councillors

COUNCILLORS in Tabora District have expressed concern over adulteration of tobacco leaves by some farmers and vowed to enact a by-law to curb the malpractice. The councillors gave their concerns during a field tour at the Morogoro-based Tanzania Tobacco
All-Africa.com
added Nov 12, 2014 18:34
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[Africa] Tanzania: Activists Demand Total Ban On Shisha Smoking

WHILE more people take up the smoking of shisha as a recreational activity in many parts of the country, antitobacco activists have called for the ban of the practice altogether with mounting concern that it could be used to cover up alcohol and drug abu
All-Africa.com
added Oct 7, 2014 13:27
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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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[Africa] Tanzanian tobacco firm spends $61m

Alliance One Tobacco Tanzania Limited (AOTTL) has spent Tsh101.81 billion (about $61 million) to buy up 28 million kilogrammes of flue cured tobacco this season. The AOTTL's Managing Director, Mark Mason told East African Business Week recently, their fi
East African Business Week
added Sep 21, 2014 23:46
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[Tanzania] Youth group records 80m/- turnover in tobacco farming

A youth group in Sikonge District, Tabora Region is expected to collect over 80m/- in tobacco gross sales this harvest season. The group of at least 100 youth works in what is referred to as an 'investment village' dubbed the 'Maisha Plus'. Launched on
IPP Media (tz)
added Aug 11, 2014 15:02
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[Africa, Asia] Tanzania to Export 10000 Tonnes of Tobacco to China

CHINA Yunnan Tobacco International Company said it would start buying tobacco leaf from Tanzania and this season the firm is going to buy 10,000 tonnes. The move follows the agreement signed during President Xi Jinping visit in the country in March, last
All-Africa.com
added Jul 28, 2014 23:39
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[Africa] MWITA: Tanzania: Smoking Ravages Children's Health

TODAY I have my mind on the effect of smoking on children. Boys and girls as young as ten years are often seen puffing on cigarettes in schools these days. Not many people understand why this incredible behaviour has taken root among children. A few deca
All-Africa.com
added Apr 29, 2014 12:42
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