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There is as yet no known safe way to suck a non-medicinal drug into your lungs. While the much lower levels of nicotine in e-cigarette vapour don't cause acute poisoning, doctors are concerned about possible effects over the long term.
Oct 13, 2014 News24 (za)
added Oct 14, 2014 14:02
The trade union representing the tobacco industry in Malawi has petitioned President Peter Mutharika urging him to ensure his administration addresses their concerns including child labour and other issues. Speaking after delivering a petition to the Off
Oct 14, 2014 APA - African Press Agency (sn)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:44
A coalition of civil society groups have urged the Senate to ensure that the National Tobacco Control Bill, NTCB, which will be open for public hearing on Wednesday is in conformity with the provisions of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention
Oct 14, 2014 Premium Times (ng)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:13
Kiambu and Murang’a MCAs have said they will pass laws to ban smoking in public areas. They said this will reduce tobacco-related deaths. A workshop for policy makers from both counties organised by the Tobacco Control Board at a Thika hotel on Friday
Sep 16, 2014 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:39
British American Tobacco stock opens trade today as the most expensive share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, having closed at a historical high of Sh999 on Friday.
Oct 13, 2014 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:38
Though lauded as one of the success stories of the land reform programme in the country, tobacco farming has left a trail of environmental degradation, a starving nation and a health compromised tobacco small-scale farming community.
Oct 12, 2014 NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:33
A country’s development is not only determined by the size of its Gross Domestic Product, but how its society engages with issues like this. How great it would be if health professionals could find a rallying point in this cause.
Oct 7, 2014 Elombah Communications (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 17:10
the legislation should be such that is enforceable and its outcomes, realistic and predictable,” said Olusegun Sotola, head of Research and Advocacy at the Initiative for Public Policy Analysis (IPPA), an independent policy research organisation based
Oct 6, 2014 Daily Sun (ng)
added Oct 7, 2014 17:07
The International Tobacco Growers Association has complained over the exclusion of agricultural experts from the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control's 6th meeting which will be held in Moscow from October 13 to 18 as this wi
Oct 7, 2014 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Oct 7, 2014 16:48
WHILE more people take up the smoking of shisha as a recreational activity in many parts of the country, antitobacco activists have called for the ban of the practice altogether with mounting concern that it could be used to cover up alcohol and drug abu
Oct 5, 2014 All-Africa.com
added Oct 7, 2014 13:27