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[Africa] Botswana's successful anti-smoking drive comes to Kenya

in Kenya, the World Health Organisation has found that fifteen percent of Kenyans aged between 13 and 15 use tobacco...In some African countries, child smokers now outnumber adult smokers. This shocking rise is storing up huge problems for Africa.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:17
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[Botswana] Police Commissioner violates tobacco law-ATN

the new Commissioner of Botswana Police Service Keabetswe Makgophe has come under heavy scrutiny for 'receiving'a donation from the British American Tobacco Company at a meeting with the business community recently.
Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 9, 2012 16:11
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[Africa, Botswana] Tobacco levy to fund anti-smoking initiatives

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has set up a task team to device modalities of how the tobacco levy would be channelled towards tobacco control activities, a senior health official has said.
Mmegi (bw)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:46
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[Africa, Botswana] Tobacco Control Bill shelved

The much-awaited Tobacco Control Bill was sent back for further amendment...the draft law, whose purpose is to align local tobacco control efforts with the [FCTC], did not go through as planned ...“What they are basically asking for is that the structure
Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:57
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[Botswana] African states rally for greater tobacco control

African states have been urged to unite in the war against tobacco consumption as ‘the common enemy’, the tobacco industry, is well-resourced...Uganda’s principal medical officer, who is also the tobacco control focal person in that country, Sheila Ndyana
Mmegi (bw)
added Oct 22, 2015 11:40
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[Botswana, Zimbabwe] Zim illegal immigrants charged with smuggling cigarettes

The state alleges further that the three men were found in possession of 749 cartons of Sivelles cigarettes, which were acquired outside Botswana without any declaration certificate. The men pleaded guilty to the charges.
Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:14
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[Botswana] FIGHTING ILLICIT TOBACCO TRADE

The Anti Tobacco Network of Botswana (ATNB) has reiterated its commitment to fight illicit tobacco trade in the country. The organisation held a press conference this week to brief the media about tobacco activities and policies. They also enlightened jo
The Voice [The Francistowner] (bw)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:28
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[Botswana] Tobacco criticised for undermining ministry's efforts

Minister of Health Dr John Seakgosing has criticised the tobacco industry for undermining the work of his ministry, the Daily News reports.
Botswana Gazette (bw)
added Jun 5, 2012 15:23
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[Africa, Botswana] Gov’t to strengthen tobacco control laws

“The Government of Botswana in recognising that tobacco use is a health and development priority, has committed to strengthen national tobacco control laws by repealing the Control of Smoking Act of 2004 to be compliant with the WHO FCTC. The legislation
Mmegi (bw)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:26
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[Africa, Botswana] Anti-smoking group warns against British America Tobacco

Anti Tobacco Network (ATN) has condemned partnerships between BAT and key stakeholders in the wake of bribery revelations in African states... ATN said “dirty dealings” of the tobacco conglomerate in countries like Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda aimed at sabot
Mmegi (bw)
added Dec 7, 2015 16:20
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