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Anti Tobacco Network shames the Botswana Police for receiving a donation from the Tobacoo industry

The Anti tobacco interim director, Bontle Mbongwe said the Botswana police is in contravention of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention tobacco control, which recognises the need of the parties to be alert of any efforts by the tobacco industry t
Yarona FM (bw)
added Aug 12, 2012 19:21
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[Botswana] Stringent tobacco control vital - Mbongwe

Millennium Development Goals (MDG) will remain unattainable as long as the government does not control the use of tobacco, Anti Tobacco Network Interim Executive Director Bontle Mbongwe has said. Speaking during a media workshop this week, Mbongwe argu
Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 29, 2013 15:59
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[Africa] Botswana to regulate cigarette trade

Botswana plans to introduce a new law that will ensure that cigarettes are sold from licenced premises only, an official revealed Wednesday.Ministry of Health environmental health officer Ephraim Rapalai told APA that the proposed Tobacco Control Bill wa
StarAfrica
added Jun 20, 2015 21:49
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[Botswana] ATN condemns Tobacco Industry's campaign

ATN criticised the irresponsible conduct of, and fatal deception by British American Tobacco Botswana (BATB) ... in a campaign created to undermine and compete with more effective youth smoking prevention campaigns sponsored by the Government and non-gove
Mmegi (bw)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:35
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[Africa, Botswana] Govt loses millions to illegal tobacco trade

Recently, the Botswana Police reported an annual loss of P 3,328,000 through cigarette smuggling at the Tlokweng border...the MoH, in collaboration with the World Bank, is conducting a workshop aimed at eliminating illicit trade on tobacco products in th
Mmegi (bw)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:45
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Botswana drafts new tobacco legislation to mark world day

The Botswanan government through the Ministry of Health is in the process of drafting a new legislation that will close gaps being used by the tobacco industry as loopholes in their practices
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Jun 8, 2012 14:53
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[Africa, Botswana] STUDY REVEALS INCREASE IN TEENAGE SMOKING

The findings of the research indicate that 10.8% of respondents are current smokers. The majority of adolescents (61%) believe that most people their age smoke, and 64% believe that people their age feel pressure to smoke cigarettes. Smoking is a major a
University of Botswana (bw)
added Mar 9, 2015 10:23
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[Botswana] Cigar lounge adds a flicker of vibe to gabs nightlife

The crème la crème of Gaborone’s social scene converged at the refurbished Cigar Lounge, dressed to impress on Thursday night.
Mmegi (bw)
added Oct 15, 2014 14:00
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[Botswana] Taking on the tobacco industry

The Anti-tobacco Network is set to launch a campaign themed ‘I do not want to be a walking billboard for tobacco industry’.
Botswana Gazette (bw)
added Jun 13, 2012 11:51
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[Botswana] Tobacco control requires political leaders' intervention

Anti-Tobacco Network (ATN), has called on politicians to prioritise tobacco control and address the issue with the same vigour they do alcohol and HIV/AIDS... Speaking at a tobacco control workshop for health professionals and civil society held in Mokolo
Mmegi (bw)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:31
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