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New Zambian law to allow police to prosecute smokers

A new law in Zambia will allow local police officers to arrest and prosecute anyone found violating a recent ban on smoking in public places. "One of the reasons why we have outlawed smoking in public places is that we desire to halt non-contagious diseas
World Bulletin (tr)
added Apr 22, 2014 14:31
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] ITGA calls for dialogue

Tobacco growers are urging governments to open formal dialogues about the challenges the sector is facing due to a decrease in demand for tobacco products and the absence of viable alternative crops. The plea was made at a meeting today organized by the
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 16, 2017 00:14
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[Africa, Zambia] PF has neglected tobacco farmers-Chishala Chilufya

Speaking in an interview Mr Chilufya said Zambia was the biggest producer of tobacco in the region but that it has fallen behind countries like Malawi which is six times smaller than Zambia. He said the lack of policy consistency has chased away potenti
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Mar 15, 2016 21:07
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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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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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[Zambia, Zimbabwe] African tobacco farmers oppose WHO ban

This came up at an International Tobacco Growers’ Association-Africa meeting held recently in Zambia. Tobacco growers opposed the ultimate eradication of tobacco growing
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 15, 2012 12:40
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[Africa] Zambia urged to raise tobacco tax

A HEALTH expert has said that Zambia should raise taxation on tobacco in line with the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendation to safeguard lives. Ministry of Health tobacco control focal point person John Mayeya said at the launch of the internat
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Dec 14, 2015 16:03
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[Africa, Zambia] Smuggled cigarettes ‘robbing’ local producers

A LOCAL cigarette manufacturer says Government needs to seriously monitor and stop the smuggling of cigarettes into the country to promote the local industry. Roland Imperial Tobacco Company Limited (RITCO) general manager Aliport Ngoma said the preval
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added May 16, 2017 14:54
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[Africa, Zambia] State to develop, safeguard tobacco, says Siliya

GOVERNMENT has pledged its commitment to come up with laws and regulations that aim to safeguard and develop the tobacco in the country. Minister of Agriculture Dora Siliya said tobacco is an important part of the agriculture sector that is one of the bes
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:40
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[Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Truck driver tries to sell tobacco

Five men among them two crew members of a Zambian haulage truck have appeared at a Karoi magistrate court facing charges of stealing 15 bales of tobacco destined for a Harare company.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 24, 2013 15:51
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