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Malawi tobacco growers' warning over additive clampdown

The stage is set for a major clash between the tobacco industry and health officials.

The World Health Organisation is holding talks in Uruguay which could result in a clamp down on additives used to make cigarettes.

Growers in Malawi, where the crop is a major part of the economy, are warning such restrictions could wreck the livelihoods of tobacco farmers around the world.

Egon Cossou reports.

  • 21 Nov 2010