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[Africa, Mauritius] Developing countries urged to display large graphic health warnings on tobacco packaging

The Minister also briefed participants on the status of Mauritius as regards the implementation of Article 11 of the WHO FCTC. Since passing of relevant legislation in 2009, all cigarettes packages sold in Mauritius should bear one of the eight prescribe
Mauritius Government Online Centre (mu)
added Jun 20, 2017 18:46
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[Africa] The heterogeneous impact of a successful tobacco control campaign: a case study of Mauritius

These results suggest that tobacco control policies, including sizeable tax increases, were progressive in their impact. We conclude that tobacco use increases poverty and inequality, but stronger tobacco control policies can mitigate the impact of tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Mar 16, 2017 23:56
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[Africa, USA, Zimbabwe] US, Mauritius dump Zim tobacco

over escalating human rights abuses, sources say....withdrawal by the deep-pocketed countries from buying Zimbabwean products is a heavy blow...police last week used teargas, water cannons and batons to disperse opposition youths
The Daily News (zw)
added Sep 7, 2016 16:48
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[Africa] Mauritius looking at plain packs

“We will adopt all appropriate tobacco strategies to come to grips with the tobacco scourge,” said the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Anil Kumarsingh Gayan on Monday. The minister was speaking at the opening of a one-day workshop focusing on st
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 10, 2016 12:08
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[Africa, Mauritius] WNTD: Government’s commitment to introduce plain packaging, stressed by Health Minister

‘Government is committed to implement plain packaging not only because we believe in its effectiveness but we are also sure that the trend worldwide would reduce the number of people getting hooked on smoking. We will adopt all appropriate tobacco strate
Mauritius Government Online Centre (mu)
added Jun 8, 2016 19:27
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[Africa] Mauritius looks to snuff out more cigarettes with new campaign

Health minister Lormus Bundhoo said that new laws would be enforced to allow for more graphic warnings on cigarette packs while there would be a clamp-down on the sale of tobacco products to juveniles. The government was looking at a complete ban of tob
Africa Review (ke)
added May 22, 2013 07:22
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[Africa] Mauritius: Tobacco 'kills 1000 Mauritians yearly'

Despite the decline in cigarette consumption per capita from 1,075 in 2009 to 750 in 2012, tobacco still kills 1,000 Mauritians every year, according to Mauritian Health Minister Lormus Bundhoo. Speaking Wednesday at a workshop in Port-Louis, the ministe
Afriquenligne (fr)
added May 15, 2013 20:00
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Evaluation of Tobacco Control in Mauritius Shows Need for New Pack Warnings and Stronger Commitment to Smoking Bans

For over three years, researchers from the Mauritius Institute of Health (MIH) have been partnering with the World Health Organization, and Mauritius Ministry of Health and Quality of Life in collaboration with the University of Waterloo, on the ITC Maur
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Aug 3, 2012 02:48
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Mauritius set to ban public smoking

Minister of Health and Quality of life, Mr Lormus Bundhoo. Mr Bundoo outlined that a complete ban of smoking in public places will become a reality in the next coming weeks.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Jun 12, 2012 11:25
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[Mauritius] MAUDARBACCUS: The Cessation of Tobacco Leaf Purchase by British American Tobacco.....Viewed from the Perspective of a 'Reasonable Man'

At the end of the day, the sole loser will unfortunately be the one who has bore the risks of investing in tobacco crop cultivation for years, i.e. the Tobacco Producers.
Le Mauricien (mu)
added Jun 8, 2012 13:21
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