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[Africa] RUNDE: We’re going to need a tobacco buyout for the developing world

Millions of smallholder farmers and their families in Africa and other parts of the developing world are going to lose their livelihoods due to the coming (welcome) fall in global demand for tobacco. This decrease will come as a result of changing techno
The Hill
added Sep 26, 2018 00:39
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[Africa, South Africa, USA] Why more Americans are kicking the smoking habit

The decline in smoking rates in the USA didn't happen overnight – it took time for anti-smoking campaigns and policies to unfold. 0
Health 24 (za)
added Sep 19, 2018 19:58
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[Africa, Kenya] Cigarette smoke residue risky for children

Children who breathe second-hand smoke have an elevated risk of developing ear infections, coughs and colds, bronchitis and pneumonia, and tooth decay. Long term, children exposed to second-hand smoke may go through life with poorly developed lungs and b
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:14
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[South Africa] Right of reply: Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa response to M&G article

Bhekisisa’s article...sought to suggest some underhand motive in Tisa’s #TakeBackTheTaxCampaign, which seeks to raise public awareness of the scale of the trade in illegal cigarettes and its cost to our society. It is a pity that the column did not ackno
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:40
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[South Africa] Tobacco 'epidemic' in Africa fuelled by fewer filters

Many African countries with poor tobacco controls are an attractive destination for cigarette companies, according to a study on trends in the supply and demand of cigarettes by the University of Cape Town’s Economics of Tobacco Control Project (ETCP).
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Sep 15, 2018 04:03
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High rates of smoking in people with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

research conducted in 25 sub-Saharan African countries and published in Nicotine and Tobacco Research. After taking into account other factors associated with tobacco use, people living with HIV were approximately 12% more likely to smoke cigarettes and o
aidsmap (uk)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:23
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[Africa] AFRO region mulls tobacco industry interference and transparency of COP8 delegations

Speaking at the event in Lomé, Togo, FCA Executive Director Francis Thompson explained that Africa is important in tobacco control for many reasons: “It is nearly the only region in the world where we can still hope to prevent the tobacco use epidemic in
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Sep 14, 2018 02:57
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[Africa, Nigeria] Beverly Osu Defends “Nun” Pictures: Reverend Fathers And Sisters Smoke

replied to critics of her recent pictures where she poses as a nun. In some of the pictures, she wears a nun outfit and holds a cigarette in her hand. According to her, the church has not established smoking as a sin and advises critics to focus on othe
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:06
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[Africa] How Nigeria’s online stores flout country’s tobacco control law

Checks by PREMIUM TIMES showed that these online retailers not only market products like cigarettes and shisha, they do not have mechanisms to ensure prospective buyers are aged 18 and above, a flagrant violation of the National Tobacco Control Act. The
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:00
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[Africa] MAGERO: DO TAX INCREASES ON TOBACCO HURT THE POOR ?

There are other strategies which may be more effective and fairer. One of those solutions is to make a less harmful alternatives available, such as electronic cigarettes or Swedish snus. E-cigarettes deliver the nicotine smokers are addicted to and simul
Medium
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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