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[Africa, Nigeria] NGO Launches Social Media Campaign against Tobacco

Mrs Hilda Ochefu, the social coordinator, West Africa, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK) has called for a strong tobacco control law in Nigeria. This call was made Thursday at the Tobacco Control Nigeria Social Media campaign launch held in Lagos.
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 26, 2013 12:32

[Africa, South Africa] Smoking Habit Should Be Part of Death Records

Recording the smoking habit on death registration forms is of great value, according to a case-control study from South Africa, the first — and to date only — country to follow this practice. In this analysis, published in the August 24 issue of the Lanc
Medical Tribune
added Aug 24, 2013 11:35

[Africa, South Africa] Call for smoking status to be added to the Australian death certificate

A new report published today in the Lancet highlights how a simple yes/no question on smoking on the South African death registration form has led to new understandings around deaths caused by smoking that could be replicated globally. Lead author and c
Cancer Council of New South Wales (au)
added Aug 23, 2013 03:17

[Africa, Nigeria] Group Calls for Collaboration to Control Tobacco Smoking

The Environmental Rights Action (ERA) and the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has called for active collaboration between journalists and the civil rights groups for the control of tobacco smoking in the country. The call was made at a
added Aug 22, 2013 19:35

[Africa, Canada, South Africa] Outdoor smoking is harmful - study

Motsoaledi’s proposed regulation that would ban smoking in outdoor eating areas has been given a boost by a study that has found harmful levels of second-hand smoke in outside smoking areas. The concentration of smoke on bar patios in Montreal, Canada,
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Aug 13, 2013 12:15

[Africa, South Africa] Academic takes aim at cigarette packaging plan

Professor Owen Dean, chairman of Intellectual Property Law at Stellenbosch University, said the compulsory introduction of plain packaging would deprive tobacco companies of the use of property - their trademarks. And if the government went ahead with th
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added May 29, 2013 08:40

[Africa, Nigeria] BATN, others task Lagos Assembly on smoking bill

BRITISH American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) has expressed its support for the passage of what it described as a balanced and evidence-based public place smoking bill by the Lagos State House of Assembly. This is just as the company lauded the assembly for p
Nigerian Tribune (ng)
added May 20, 2013 09:47

[Africa, Nigeria] Minister Seeks Quick Passage Of Tobacco Bill

The Minister of State for health, Dr. Mohammed Pate has canvassed for the passage of Tobacco Bill as part of efforts to stem the increasing cases of high blood pressure in the country.
Channels Television (ng)
added May 2, 2013 13:20

[Europe] El presidente de Altadis, designado director de Imperial Tobacco para el Sur y Europa Central y Africa

   The chairman of Altadis, Dominic Brisby, has been appointed new director of Imperial Tobacco for South and Central Europe and Africa of the British multinational, according to the company in a statement.
Europa Press (es)
added Mar 8, 2013 13:10

[Africa] Industry’s dire warnings deconstructed

The aim of this short write-up is to critically engage with some of the findings of the TISA study, as well as to question the methods used by the study.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 16, 2012 18:34
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