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[Zambia] Tobacco farmers to form union

THE low demand and poor prices for tobacco experienced during this year’s marketing season has forced the creation of a Tobacco Farmers’ Union. The union which would be called Western Tobacco Growers’ Union was registered on August 15, 2014 under the Re
Zambia Post (zm)
added Sep 9, 2014 15:08
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[Zimbabwe] FARMERS SMUGGLING TOBACCO INTO ZAMBIA

Tobacco farmers who were stuck with huge stocks following the unexpected early closure of auction floors are smuggling the crop outside the country, it has been learnt. Traditionally, auction floors open in February and close in September, but for the f
Newsdzezimbabwe
added Jul 27, 2014 19:04
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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, Zambia] Japanese firm invests K12m in tobacco farming

Times of Zambia (zm)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:22
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[Africa, Australia] Zambia, Zim and Malawi oppose stiffer legislation on tobacco

SOUTHERN African countries have opposed stiffer tobacco legislation to compel them to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products. Francois van der Merwe, chief executive officer of the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA), said the countries,
Zambia Post (zm)
added Nov 1, 2013 14:59
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Zambia, Malawi in tobacco revenue loss

ZAMBIA and Malawi have continued to lose revenue through illegal cross border trade of tobacco despite measures put in place to curb the vice. The revelation came to light during a bilateral meeting between the Tobacco Board of Zambia and the Tobacco Co
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jun 24, 2013 17:16
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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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[Africa, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Zim hosts tobacco growers’ indaba

Zimbabwe is hosting the International Tobacco Growers’ Association Africa meeting which starts in Harare today. More than 20 delegates from member countries - Zimbabwe, Kenya, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi, South Africa and Tanzania - are expected to atten
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:45
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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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[Africa, Zambia] Tobacco to be priced in Kwacha

Times of Zambia (zm)
added Apr 10, 2013 15:09
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