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[South Africa] Tobacco 'epidemic' in Africa fuelled by fewer filters

Many African countries with poor tobacco controls are an attractive destination for cigarette companies, according to a study on trends in the supply and demand of cigarettes by the University of Cape Town’s Economics of Tobacco Control Project (ETCP).
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Sep 15, 2018 04:03
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[Africa, South Africa] HUMAN: Tobacco kills, but nicotine is a lifesaver

the Bill folds these nicotine products into the tobacco category, and subjecting the category to an advertising ban, display ban, plain packaging, graphic warnings and smoke-free laws. This will amount to a de facto ban, block the fire exit and millions o
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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[Africa, Asia-pacific, Europe, South Africa] WILCOX: The world must unite against Big Tobacco’s 21st century colonialism

Now, as participants to the FCTC prepare for their eighth biannual summit in Geneva...The wealthy Western states need to put Big Tobacco in its place, and prove to the developing world that they can tame the cigarette industry through concerted, unified a
Africa Times
added Sep 9, 2018 20:46
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[Africa, South Africa] #ChildSafetyMonth If you’re pregnant and vaping - you may want to reconsider

“We don’t know absolutely everything, but nicotine is a substance that affects the vascular system and a baby is dependent on the placenta, the so called afterbirth, in which all the blood comes through blood vessels. And I would think we need to be very
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:44
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[Africa, South Africa] To vape or not to vape?

The popularity of e-cigarettes is increasing rapidly in South Africa, with “a proliferation of vape stores in shopping malls and places where young people congregate”, Kalideen says. The industry is clearly targeting young people by introducing flavours
News24 (za)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:28
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[South Africa] Africa a 'prime target' for tobacco companies - study

A study by University of Cape Town’s Economics of Tobacco Control Project (ETCP), titled Trends in cigarette demand and supply in Africa, says that as a developing continent, Africa has become a "prime target" for the tobacco industry. This is given its
News24 (za)
added Aug 30, 2018 16:41
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[Africa, South Africa] Professionals co-opted to back tobacco giants

Over the past three months, the tobacco industry has mounted a massive campaign against government’s proposed legislation to clamp down on smoking and to control electronic cigarettes – and a key part of this has involved co-opting journalists, health pr
Daily Maverick (za)
added Aug 21, 2018 12:21
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[South Africa] Vaping could be banned in SA

The national government’s proposed Tobacco Draft Bill threatens to eliminate vaping in South Africa as it tightens the laws on usage, and categorises the alternative with traditional cigarette smoking. The proposed Tobacco Draft Bill intends to place st
capetownetc.com (sa)
added Aug 17, 2018 11:33
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South Africa's parliament considers tougher anti-smoking bill

The Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill would restrict smoking in public places, introduce plain packaging, ban point-of-sale advertising and displays, and scrap the sale of single cigarettes. It is opposed by some businesse
Reuters
added Aug 15, 2018 17:19
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Evidence on the association between cigarette smoking and incident depression from the South African National Income Dynamics Study 2008–2014: mental health implications for a resource-limited setting

The results suggest an important relationship between cigarette smoking and incident depression, particularly among older adolescents, who are developmentally vulnerable and socio-economically disadvantaged to experiencing depression. There is a consider
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:13
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