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Rwanda smoking law to affect businesses

According to the new law, smokers will be among others prohibited from smoking in public areas like such as office buildings, court premises, factories, cinema halls, theatres, hospitals, clinics, restaurants, hotels and bars, among other places.
East African Business Week
added Oct 12, 2012 08:01
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[Africa, UK] ASHALL: My experience with British American Tobacco’s shameful behaviour in Ethiopia

BAT) was aware and fully involved in getting those posters on poor storefronts in Addis, even though BAT knew that advertising cigarettes was against Ethiopian law. Indeed, British American Tobacco ignored all of my attempts to contact them through thei
The Great Tobacco Plague - A doctor's experience of the world's biggest preventable killer (Dr Frank Ashall blog)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:19
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Investment incentives and the implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: evidence from Zambia

Much of the struggle Zambia has experienced in implementing the FCTC can be attributed to misalignments between the economic and health sectors. Zambia's development agenda seeks to bolster agricultural processing and manufacturing. Tobacco control propon
Tobacco Control
added Jul 2, 2015 08:10
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[Europe, Hungary] Governments must challenge Big Tobacco

This week, a European association of tobacco growers called UNITAB will be holding their 33rd Congress in Budapest, Hungary. This is one of several tobacco growers’ association events this year organised to attempt to undermine a lifesaving global public
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 25, 2012 07:24
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[Tanzania] WHO restrictions upset tobacco body

The Tanzania Tobacco Cooperative Apex Limited (TTCA) representing more than 100,000 tobacco farmers in the country has opposed World Health Organisation (WHO) plans on regulation of the crop's farming.
The Citizen (tz)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:35
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Zambia contemplates banning tobacco adverts

Minister of Heath Joseph Kasonde has disclosed that Zambia was among many countries in the world that have embraced the World Health Organization (WHO) framework convention on tobacco control. ... said he will submit the proposal to ban tobacco sponsors
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Jun 2, 2013 09:52
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[Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico] Cigarette Companies Mock Tobacco Control Laws in Latin America

With tobacco product advertisements banned in every country in the region, companies are now targeting points of sale in their efforts to increase product visibility, and implementing corporate social responsibility programmes to maintain brand popularit
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Mar 7, 2013 14:56
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WHO REPORT ON THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2017 Monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies (PDF)

All Parties to the WHO FCTC have made specific commitments to implement strong tobacco control policies – including effective monitoring programmes – as an important means of fulfilling their obligation to protect the health of their people. Substa
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:10
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Zimbabwe: Millions of jobs at risk as tobacco sector struggles

Up to one million jobs could be lost in Zimbabwe's tobacco sectors, as an international lobby to ban the crop gathers momentum.
The Africa Report (fr)
added Oct 1, 2012 17:13
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[Uae] Tobacco products with graphic photos hit shelves

Five graphic images, three for cigarette and two for shisha products, will be used
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 9, 2012 17:48
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