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[Botswana] FIGHTING ILLICIT TOBACCO TRADE

The Anti Tobacco Network of Botswana (ATNB) has reiterated its commitment to fight illicit tobacco trade in the country. The organisation held a press conference this week to brief the media about tobacco activities and policies. They also enlightened jo
The Voice [The Francistowner] (bw)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:28
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Africa Focus: Zimbabwe ratifies tobacco control treaty

in a development that is going to strengthen the country's voice on world tobacco control matters. The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board chief executive Andrew Matibiri confirmed to Xinhua Wednesday that President Robert Mugabe acceded to the treaty o
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 31, 2014 12:11
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Electronic nicotine delivery systems - Report by WHO (PDF)

it is likely that a two-pronged regulatory strategy – regulating ENDS as both a tobacco product, in accordance with the provisions of the WHO FCTC, and as a medical product – would be necessary.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 26, 2014 12:55
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[Africa, India, Nigeria] Betty Abah: Our threatened 'pikins' and the tobacco profiteers

We must summon the courage to go the way of other Africa countries such as Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Togo among others that passed effective smoke-free laws. We must summon the courage to say ‘no, not again, not our children, soulless Big Tobacco’.
DailyPost (ng)
added Jul 18, 2014 15:28
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[Nigeria] OLUWAFEMI: Pass Tobacco Control Bill Now!

Speech by Akinbode Oluwafemi, Director, Corporate Accountability & Administration, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), at a civil society press briefing on the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) Public Hearing in Abuja
Elombah Communications (uk)
added Jul 20, 2014 10:08
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[Ghana, Uganda, Zimbabwe] NATT Cautions African Governments Against Tobacco Lobbyists

The Network for Accountability of Tobacco Transnational (NATT), has asked African governments, to be alert of the ploy of tobacco industry lobbyists at the October conference on economic-viability alternatives in Moscow. NATT, a coalition of more than 1
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jul 16, 2014 21:09
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Deputy Healthcare Minister: Legalisation of marijuana impossible in Russia now

The official also commented on the situation in Russia where electronic cigarettes had been getting more popular and on the fact that they were outside the new anti-tobacco regulations. “Well, electronic cigarettes are a rather new product, and the attit
TASS (ru)
added Jul 12, 2014 10:36
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[Asia, China] Changes sought in smoking law

Anti-tobacco activists have called for more specifics in Beijing's legislation on smoking control, which is now under review and expected to take effect in 2015. Under the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which China
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jul 11, 2014 00:06
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: Tobacco Growers Participate in Sector Regulation

THE International Tobacco Growers Association Africa (ITGA) Regional meeting called for the participation of tobacco growers in the formulation of regulations and policies that are threatening the production of tobacco around the world. The production of
All-Africa.com
added Jul 11, 2014 07:33
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[Nigeria] NATT To African Govts: Be Vigilant to Tobacco Industry Tactics to Thwart COP6 Discussions

Network for Accountability of Tobacco Transnationals (NATT)...has urged African governments to be alert to subtle attempts by the tobacco industry to get its front group - the International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) - on the table in upcoming tal
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Jul 11, 2014 06:34
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