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Despite influencing factors, the two leading tobacco manufacturers in the East Asia market has been able to increase their overseas markets while handling challenged domestic ones. Read more

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March and April were the beginning of the tobacco marketing season in Africa.  Growers flocked to the tobacco auction floors and contract markets with hopes of receiving high grades on the tobacco that they had spent the year caring for. Read more

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Africa’s marketing season has not brought good news for Zimbabwean tobacco growers, according to the latest International Tobacco Growers’ Association Crop Monitor report, leading to call for a meeting of all industry stakeholders. Read more

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Malawi is following in the footsteps of other African countries to look at legalizing cannabis. Read more

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Phillip Morris International has reported a 2.8% drop in its total market shipment volumes, which includes the company’s international duty-free business, in Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa region. Read more

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British American Tobacco has earned the Top Employer Africa seal of recognition, in addition to being certified as a top employer in five countries: South Africa, Angola, Mozambique, Kenya, and Nigeria. Read more

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Tobacco legislation and regulation continues to increase in complexity around the world, with further restrictions. Legislation varies in severity from one country to the next. Read more

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The Africa Region Office of the World Health Organization has called upon its member states to include tobacco control in their national policies, plans and SDG implementation frameworks as a way of reducing tobacco-related diseases. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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