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[South Africa] Sneaky tobacco firms dodge ad ban

Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added May 31, 2012 08:29
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[Africa, Indonesia, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa] In Poor Countries, Antismoking Activists Face Threats and Violence

his home in Lagos, Nigeria, was attacked by gunmen following threats over his antismoking activities...Two men fined for smoking sued...One said later in a television interview that he was among about 50 men recruited by tobacco industry lawyers to try t
New York Times
added Mar 12, 2018 19:12
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Productivity losses due to premature mortality from cancer in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS): A population-based comparison

Locally-tailored strategies are required to reduce the economic burden of cancer in developing economies. Focussing on tobacco control, vaccination programs and cancer screening, combined with access to adequate treatment, could yield significant gains fo
Cancer Epidemiology [Cancer Detection and Prevention]
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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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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[Australia, South Africa, UK] OSSOWSKI: Harm reduction for tobacco addicts – plain packaging doesn’t work

nd development officer at ‘Students for Liberty,’ Yaël Ossowski, cites international examples of where the plain packaging of cigarettes, while seeming to work initially, failed dismally in reducing harmful tobacco consumption
Biznews (za)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:39
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[Africa, South Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco habit kicks in, but can't lift dollar drought

"Since dollarising the economy in 2009, Zimbabwe has faced a growing shortage of hard cash, now estimated at around $2.5-billion [R34-billion]. We see little scope for this trend reversing over the next two years, as a poor outlook for key exporting sect
Times LIVE (za)
added Aug 7, 2016 23:03
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[Kenya, South Africa, Uganda] African health ministers vow stricter anti-tobacco laws

Senior government ministers from South Africa, Kenya and Uganda pledged Tuesday to tighten tobacco control laws in their countries by introducing plain packaging on cigarette packets, a move which came on the international World No Tobacco Day.
Anadolu Agency
added Jun 1, 2016 18:46
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[Kenya, South Africa, Uganda] African health ministers vow stricter anti-tobacco laws

Senior government ministers from South Africa, Kenya and Uganda pledged Tuesday to tighten tobacco control laws in their countries by introducing plain packaging on cigarette packets, a move which came on the international World No Tobacco Day.
Journal of Turkish Weekly (JTW) (tr)
added May 31, 2016 20:22
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[Kenya, South Africa] Amid Global Push For Tobacco Plain Packaging, IP And Health Rights Bog Down Africa

“There is not an ‘African’ response to plain packaging,” Marty Logan, communications manager of Framework Convention Alliance, an umbrella group of civil society organisations, based in Geneva, told Intellectual Property Watch. There are 44 African coun
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added May 19, 2016 20:33
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[Africa, South Africa] E-cigarettes shouldn't be marketedas safe

Finally, we should prevent the liberal advertising of e-cigarettes before we land up in a situation where lobbyists for e-cigarettes become so powerful that it becomes impossible to stop them – like we are currently finding with the advertisers of alcoho
News24 (za)
added Aug 18, 2015 05:00
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