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[Africa, Morocco] Tabac : British American Tobacco saisit le Conseil de la concurrence [Smoking: British American Tobacco before the Council of Competition]

Having repeatedly expressed its dissatisfaction with the approval procedure for new brands and references of tobacco products adopted by the Prices and Competition Commission under the Ministry of General Affairs and Governance, British American Tobacco h
La Vie Eco (ma)
added Oct 21, 2015 13:52
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[Africa, South Africa] LETTER: SALOOJEE: Smoke and mirrors

(Nicotine nazis hate one thing: pleasure) Leon Louw shows his warped understanding of addiction, tobacco control organisations and the history of the tobacco industry. He makes many false and weird assertions....what he seeks is freedom to harm, not freed
Business Day (za)
added Oct 16, 2015 08:07
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[Africa, Mid-east] Experts call for a 'bad choices' tax on tobacco to improve MENA health

In the Middle East and North Africa (Mena), non-communicable diseases account for 75 per cent of its mortality rate. Tobacco taxation and compulsory nutritional food labelling are two of the main interventions needed to decrease the number of non-commun
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:07
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[Africa, Nigeria] Smoking Cynthia Morgan Photo With Baby Stirs Controversy

Being the subject of controversy is nothing strange to female dancehall sensation, Cynthia Morgan. The Northside music act is under scrutiny for posing with a baby one hand, cigarette in one hand. ExpressNG gathered the release of the photo is a build
ExpressNG
added Oct 14, 2015 17:24
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[Africa, South Africa] LOUW: Nicotine nazis hate one thing: pleasure

The post-1970s anti-smoker phenomenon has had four phases. At first, the tobacco industry’s view was that it takes two to tango, so it ignored the assault on consumer rights, hoping it would dissipate. When that failed, it declared war on health claims,
Business Day (za)
added Oct 14, 2015 15:02
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[Africa, Kenya] Smoking costs 'Dereva Chunga Maisha' hit singer a foot

More than two-and-a-half decades ago, his authoritative voice ruled the airwaves... He explains: “I have been a smoker since I was in Form Three... In 2007, while in England, Muthee suffered a stroke that left him partially paralysed on his left side and
The Standard (ke)
added Oct 12, 2015 21:38
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[Africa, Egypt, Mid-east] Al-Bawaba Shaabola suffers a heart attack caused by heavy smoking!

Controversial Egyptian folk singer Shaaban Abdel Rahim, famously nicknamed Shaabola, ain't afraid of no one, not even ISIS...That's why, having suffered a heart attack ten days ago - thanks to the cancer sticks he insists on smoking - wasn't going to keep
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:16
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[Africa, South Africa] Bid to stub out all smoking

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi wants to outlaw smoking in certain public areas completely because there is no valid reason to smoke any form of cigarette. “We want to relook the issue of having smoking areas,” he told the Saturday Star. “Can anyone tel
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Oct 4, 2015 10:34
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[Africa] Kenya's stand on tobacco use

The letter of support from the 40 organisations urged the Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of Health, James Macharia and the Kenyan government to stand strong against the BAT attempts to derail policy advancements that protect Kenyans from tobacco’s highly addi
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Sep 29, 2015 20:56
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[Africa, Uganda] New tobacco law comes into force

The President’s signature means that the Tobacco Control Bill, 2014, that criminalises display of cigarettes at the point of sale, advertising, promotion and sponsorships of tobacco companies. The law also bans the sale of cigarettes to people under the
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:35
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