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Racial backgrounds key to shaping the face of smoking-related mortality in South Africa

The apartheid period in South African history has had lingering effects not only on the social framework of the country but on the health of the population as well. South Africa is the only country to date that inquires about smoking history during routin
2 Minute Medicine
added Aug 30, 2013 13:24
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[Africa, South Africa] You may be a smoker and not even know it

A recent study has found that almost a third of South Africans could be exposed to dangerous second-hand smoke and may not even know it.
Health-E (za)
added Aug 30, 2013 00:00
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[Africa, South Africa] Smoking ban erodes Sun's gaming profit

The ban on public smoking dampened the results of gaming and hotel group Sun International even as revenue rose 8 percent to R10.3 billion for the year to June, helped by a rise in demand for local hotel rooms in as tourism increased. Headline earnings r
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Aug 27, 2013 10:45
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[Africa, South Africa, UK] OPIE: Recording of smoking history in death notification [FREE FULL TEXT]

In each population where underlying causes of death are registered, incorporation of this one easy question about smoking 5 years ago into the death notification process would, at little expense, greatly facilitate monitoring of tobacco-attributed mortali
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 23, 2013 03:12
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[Africa, Canada, South Africa] Outdoor smoking still harmful

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi’s proposed new smoking regulation aimed at banning all smoking in outdoor eating areas, was given a boost by a new study that found harmful levels of secondhand smoke in outside smoking areas. The concentration of smok
Health-E (za)
added Aug 14, 2013 02:24
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[Africa] SAGIR: Nigeria: How to Control Tobacco Smoking

authorities may then be running after organised criminal groups dealing in contraband cigarettes. This can be avoided now by ensuring a holistic, inclusive and balanced legal framework that takes into account, all stakeholders in the sector.
All-Africa.com
added Jul 23, 2013 05:53
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 151m kg tobacco sold

FARMERS have sold a cumulative 151 million kilogrammes of flue cured tobacco worth US$557 million since the opening of the selling season in February.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 27, 2013 14:07
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[Africa, South Africa] An Ethiopian National granted bail for illicit cigarettes

A 33 year old Ethiopian National, Abose Errsa appeared before Mahikeng Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, 13 June 2013 for Possession of Illicit Cigarettes. He was granted a R5 000, 00. The suspect will appear again on 31 July 2013.
South African Police Service (SAPS) (sa)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:23
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[Africa, Kenya] Shisha man Jamal aids in smoking The Flames

Shisha smoking ace, Jamal Mohammed will return home a hero after crafting Andrew Murunga's maiden goal in Harambee Stars 2-2 away draw in Malawi in a 2014 World Cup qualifier that was played in Blantyre on Wednesday.
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Jun 12, 2013 18:13
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[Africa, Ghana] Food and Drugs Authority to arrest public smokers

FDA, has given indications that it would arrest and prosecute persons who smoke publicly. According to a statement signed by the Chief Executive of the FDA, Dr Stephen Opuni, the move is to ensure that non-smokers are protected from smokers considering
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jun 7, 2013 11:40
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