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Zimbabwe: TRB Warns Farmers of New Destructive Pest

Zimbabwe: TRB Warns Farmers of New Destructive Pest

 The Tobacco Research Board has warned of a threat posed by Tuta absoluta, a new invasive and highly destructive pest, to the tobacco industry, one of Zimbabwe’s leading foreign currency earners.This year alone, Zimbabwe earned $670 million from tobacco exports and this figure could be compromised if the pest is not controlled. In an alert, […]

Tanzania: Larger Health Warning On Cigarette Packs In The Offing

Tanzania: Larger Health Warning On Cigarette Packs In The Offing

Cigarette manufacturers will be required to implement rules on printing larger health warnings on cigarette and other tobacco packs effective September this year in line with the Tobacco Products Regulations 2014. The Tobacco Products Regulations 2014 are in fulfillment of Tanzania’s obligations under the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) aimed at reducing […]