Tag - Zambia

Growth of Tobacco industry means more deaths-TOFAZA

Tobacco Free Association of Zambia says it is deeply concerned with the interaction and commitments made by government towards the growth of the tobacco industry. During the Tobacco Association of Zambia annual 56th congress held in Lusaka on November 25, 2021 Minister of Agriculture Reuben Phiri promised government’s commitment in ensuring that the Tobacco industry...

Zambia: CSOs ask Parley to table tobacco control bill

Zambia Consortium on Tobacco Control calls for the tabling of tobacco control legislation (the Tobacco Control Bill) before Parliament. Zambia Media Network Against Tobacco Chairperson Paxina Phiri said the Tobacco Control Bill is in essence a domestication of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to which Zambia became a signatory on 23 May...

The Big Tobacco Allies – Report in Zambia

The Big Tobacco Allies – How tobacco companies use intermediaries to foster their corporate social responsibility initiatives and promote their image in Zambia. The Big Tobacco Allies, a report which exposes the use of intermediaries by tobacco multinationals for their benefit in Zambia, was launched on Friday 05 February 2021. The report, prepared by the...