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[Africa, Zambia] Revive Tobacco act-SILIYA

Minister of Agriculture Dora Siliya has called on the Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) to accelerate the process of reviewing the Tobacco ACT which was enacted in 1964...at the launch of the Tobacco Board of Zambia Strategic Plan for 2017 to 2021. Ms. S
Zambia National Broadcasting Cooperation (zm)
added Apr 1, 2017 17:04
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[Africa, Zambia] Japan Tobacco International denies sponsoring farmers damaging the environment

has said it was the only tobacco company that was encouraging farmers to plant trees...that it was the responsibility and mandatory in the contracts with the farmers to be planting trees. On Tuesday, Chief Chanje threatened to ban growing of tobacco in h
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:47
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[Africa, Zambia] 'We will smoke you out'

THE Lusaka City Council (LCC) is concerned about the continued non-adherence to the ban on smoking in public places and has warned lawbreakers of stern action. Public Relations Manager Habeenzu Mulunda said it was saddening that some people and business p
Times of Zambia (zm)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:17
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[Africa] Cigarettes in Zambia

Key Findings - BAT Zambia controls most of the market with 89.6% share as of 2015. - Of the Zambian population, 12.2% smoke, as of 2014, which is relatIvely high for an African nation. - Cigarette production ceased in 2007 and the market is served who
PR Newswire
added Nov 26, 2016 01:28
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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] Govt requests JTI to set up a cigarette manufacturing plant in East

Eastern Province Permanent Secretary Chanda Kasolo said when JTI officials paid a courtesy call on him at his office in Chipata that he was looking forward to see to it that the tobacco company set up a cigarette manufacturing industry in the province.
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Oct 14, 2016 14:14
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[Africa, Zambia] Cigarette smuggling hits BAT

says the firm lost 50 percent of its profit in the last quarter due to cigarette smuggling. Mr Machanzi has explained that the negative impact also affects incomes for farmers and the government which is also losing tax revenue through smuggling of illeg
Zambia National Broadcasting Cooperation (zm)
added Aug 11, 2016 14:47
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[Africa, Zambia] Tobacco industry exploiting local farmers – NGO

THE tobacco industry in Zambia is exploiting local farmers by encouraging them to cultivate the crop and then intentionally keep prices too low for the tobacco companies to make huge profits, says Tobacco Free Association of Zambia
Zambia Daily Nation (zm)
added Aug 1, 2016 14:06
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[Africa, Zambia] Pay farmers, tobacco companies told

TOBACCO companies risk losing their licences if they fail to pay farmers’ 2015/16 marketing season dues on time, the Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) has warned. Recently, Minister of Agriculture Given Lubinda issued a warning to tobacco marketing companies
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added May 16, 2016 19:41
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[Africa, Zambia] JTI invests $12m in tobacco industry

THE world’s third largest tobacco company, Japan Tobacco International (JTI), has clearly found its niche in Zambia, four years after entering the market. Since it set up shop in Zambia in 2011, the company now has about 7,000 farmers under its out-growe
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Apr 21, 2016 19:23
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