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[Africa, South Africa] To vape or not to vape?

The popularity of e-cigarettes is increasing rapidly in South Africa, with “a proliferation of vape stores in shopping malls and places where young people congregate”, Kalideen says. The industry is clearly targeting young people by introducing flavours
News24 (za)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:28
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[Africa, Uganda] Ndyanabangi: Anti-tobacco crusader succumbs to cancer

Sheila Ndyanabangi will be remembered as one of the few women on the continent who fearlessly defended the cause of a tobacco-free Africa.... She was a strong advocate of anti-smoking among Ugandans and in all her messages, she detested the consumption o
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:23
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Trends in cigarette demand and supply in Africa [FREE FULL TEXT]

Monitoring the production, consumption and trade of cigarettes by improving the quality of surveillance is necessary to understand the demand and supply of cigarettes not only in Africa, but globally.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Aug 30, 2018 16:42
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[South Africa] Africa a 'prime target' for tobacco companies - study

A study by University of Cape Town’s Economics of Tobacco Control Project (ETCP), titled Trends in cigarette demand and supply in Africa, says that as a developing continent, Africa has become a "prime target" for the tobacco industry. This is given its
News24 (za)
added Aug 30, 2018 16:41
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Smoking and HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa: A 25 Country Analysis of the Demographic Health Surveys

Having HIV was associated with a greater likelihood of smoking cigarettes as well as with using smokeless tobacco in sub-Saharan Africa. These tobacco use modalities were also associated with male sex and lower socioeconomic status
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 28, 2018 05:17
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[Mid-east] PMI Takes Smoke-Free Call to Creative Communities Truly Global at Middle East and Africa’s Premier Gathering

We started our push at the Cannes Festival of Creativity, where we asked creative agencies to join PMI in making the world smoke-free. We are continuing our efforts to find partners with a presence at the Middle East and Africa’s biggest gathering of crea
Business Wire
added Aug 25, 2018 13:59
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] New union for tobacco farmers

Tobacco farmers who are unhappy with a ceiling price of $4,99 per kg imposed by merchants at the auction floors and other challenges they face, have formed a new union to represent their interests. The new union – the Tobacco Farmers Union Trust – is le
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Aug 24, 2018 13:05
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[Africa, South Africa] Professionals co-opted to back tobacco giants

Over the past three months, the tobacco industry has mounted a massive campaign against government’s proposed legislation to clamp down on smoking and to control electronic cigarettes – and a key part of this has involved co-opting journalists, health pr
Daily Maverick (za)
added Aug 21, 2018 12:21
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[Africa, South Africa] VEGTER: Tobacco Bill unjustified by government’s own impact assessment

The Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill (‘Tobacco Bill’), which is open for comment until 9 August 2018, imposes draconian new rules and restrictions on the sale and use of tobacco products, and controversially places electro
Daily Maverick (za)
added Aug 7, 2018 16:45
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Destroy tobacco stubs, growers urged

said farmers were supposed to completely destroy tobacco stubs in their fields. Keeping them, he said, was against the country’s laws. “If found guilty, farmers are either jailed 12 months or pay $200 fine per hectare. All farmers should make it a po
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:32
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