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[South Africa] Hoist with his own petard

(WCTOH) has said that anyone affiliated with ‘Philip Morris International’s Foundation for a Smoke-free World’ is ineligible...founder and president-designate of the Foundation, Dr. Derek Yach, was one...responsible for initiating the FCTC.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 20, 2017 18:41
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[Africa, South Africa] Higher age restriction demanded for movies with smoking scenes

Are you worried that Cruella's smoking habit, however much part of her character in 101 Dalmations, could give your children the idea that it is cool to light up? A group of America's leading health organisations is now demanding that any movie that dep
Health 24 (za)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Africa, China, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco export earnings up 13pc

The bulk of the tobacco to mainly South Africa and China since the beginning of 2017. Statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board’s Week 35 Bulletin for the week ending September 1 show that China accounted for over 18,6 million kgs valued at US$
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:12
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[Africa, South Africa, UK] No scientific credibility to claim that vaping is 95% safer than traditional cigarettes

South Africa’s advertising watchdog ordered electronic cigarette seller Twisp to pull a radio ad saying its products are “95% safer than smoking”. Yet the claim still appears on its website. It’s also on the website of a Twisp competitor, Vaperite. Both
Africa Check
added Jul 12, 2017 03:22
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[Africa, South Africa] Male fertility at an all-time-low, but rooibos could help say experts

A man who smokes reduces his sperm count by 15%, however a man whose mother smoked during pregnancy, has a significantly lower sperm count of up to only 40%.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 1, 2017 03:14
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[Australia, South Africa, UK] Plain packaging - the silent (trade mark) killer?

South Africa has, to date, amended its domestic legislation in line with international trends aimed at improving public health. In fact, a new bill and additional regulations which further regulate the packaging of tobacco products at the point of sale i
Lexology (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:16
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Prevalence and correlates of smoking among people living with HIV in South Africa

As long-term HIV care continues to improve, more people living with HIV (PLWH) will die of diseases, including tuberculosis, for which smoking plays an important causal role. The prevalence of smoking is markedly higher among PLWH in high-resource settin
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 21, 2017 18:06
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Qualitative exploration of a smoking cessation trial for people living with HIV in South Africa

Future smoking cessation interventions need to target barriers at multiple levels. Increasing the supply and duration of NRT may increase its effectiveness. Other behavioral approaches such as group counseling or peer counseling could hold promise in thi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 16, 2017 21:47
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] ITGA calls for dialogue

Tobacco growers are urging governments to open formal dialogues about the challenges the sector is facing due to a decrease in demand for tobacco products and the absence of viable alternative crops. The plea was made at a meeting today organized by the
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 16, 2017 00:14
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers fear livelihood is at stake

International Tobacco Growers Association... “We have come to a point where it is clear that the FCTC Secretariat has experienced a veto to tobacco growers by ignoring their pleas,” said the ITGA Chief Executive Officer, Antonio Abrunhosa.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 15, 2017 18:45
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