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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] 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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[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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[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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[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] 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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[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, 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] 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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