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[Africa, Cameroon, Senegal] Increased tax on tobacco products will curb smoking- Research

The Consortium for Economic and Social Research (CRES) pleaded Tuesday in Dakar, Senegal, for increased taxation of tobacco products in the West African region so as to significantly curb smoking. “In the countries of the ECOWAS area, taxes excluding VAT (cm)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:54

[Senegal] Smoking: Africa Fights Back

"This is clearly the goal: Africans younger than 25 years of age represent a market of 700 million people," says Oumar Ndao. Recognizing the threat, the Senegalese government took action, voting in 2014 for anti-smoking legislation that is among the stri
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:40

[Africa] VIDEO: Senegal to start enforcing anti-tobacco law

Senegal’s president Macky Sall has approved the enforcement of a law that prohibits tobacco consumption in public places as well as its sale to minors. This means it is now illegal to sell cigarettes within 200 metres of an educational institution. The
Africa News (nl)
added Aug 12, 2016 12:44

[Senegal, UK] Prem star’s shisha shame Mame Diouf and Cheikhou Kouyaté in puff pic equal to ‘100 cigarettes’ ($$)

A PREMIER league star is today exposed as the latest footie clown to be caught smoking shisha.
Irish Sun (ie)
added Jun 15, 2015 11:34

Responses to antismoking radio and television advertisements among adult smokers and non-smokers across Africa: message-testing results from Senegal, Nigeria and Kenya

graphic health-harms ads developed and used in other countries could also be effective in African countries. This implies that adaptation would be a successful approach in Africa, where scarce resources for tobacco control communications can be focused on
Tobacco Control
added Sep 3, 2014 10:36

Senegal law bans smoking in public

Senegal's health minister says lawmakers have banned tobacco advertising and smoking in public places. Awa Marie Coll Seck said parliament passed the law unanimously on Friday. It imposes fines of up to $100 for smoking in public and more than $400,000 f
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 18, 2014 08:59

Senegal parliament passes anti-smoking bill

parliament on Friday unanimously passed an anti-smoking law prohibiting smoking in public areas and banning all tobacco-related advertising. Health Minister Awa Marie Cole Seck hailed the move, asserting that smoking was a growing threat to society that
added Mar 15, 2014 14:44

[Africa] Senegal on the frontline of the battle with Big Tobacco

2007 Global Youth Tobacco Survey estimated that up to 20 percent of Senegalese boys and 10 percent of girls aged 13 to 15 used tobacco products ... A spokesperson for Philip Morris, which controls over 40 percent of the tobacco market in Senegal and owns
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Nov 20, 2013 06:34

[Africa] Senegal Sounds Warnings about Smoking

Senegal's Ministry of Health and Social Action, along with the World Lung Foundation, has officially launched an eight-week, mass-media campaign that will attempt to educate the public on the dangers of smoking. The campaign, which is known as "Sponge,"
Voice of America (
added Apr 4, 2013 09:55

[Senegal] Health: 'Step up war against tobacco'

Afriquenligne (fr)
added Mar 21, 2012 00:00
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