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[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Law amendment critical

Several civil organisations, united under the banner of tobacco control are calling on the National Department of Health to finalise amendments to the Tobacco Products Control Act. In a joint statement released this morning, the National Council Against
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2017 20:50

[South Africa] Thank you for not smoking

The South African Health Department has joined the rest of the world in marking World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The day falls within a month-long crusade, which is held under the banner ‘Anti-Tobacco Campaign Month’. Its aim is to raise awareness and educa
South African Government News Agency (za)
added May 31, 2017 16:41

[Africa, South Africa] SA sees reduction in tobacco consumption: Council

South Africans have reduced tobacco consumption over the years especially post 1994. As the world observes World no Tobacco Day, the dangers of smoking have again been highlighted. Executive Director at the National Council Against Smoking, Savera Kalid
South African Broadcasting Corp. (SABC) (za)
added May 31, 2017 15:47

[Africa, South Africa] SA's strides in lowering tobacco use must be safeguarded

South Africa has affirmed that strides are being made in lowering national tobacco use. This is based on the third South Africa Demographic and Health Survey (SADHS) conducted in 2016... “A large proportion of adult South Africans continue to use tobacc
South African Government News Agency (za)
added May 30, 2017 22:24

[Africa, South Africa] Smoking down due to government restrictions

Smoking rates in South Africa have declined following the years-long ban on cigarette advertising‚ high taxes on cigarettes and the banning of smoking indoors in public places. SAVE & SHARE EMAILPRINT The latest data from Stats SA released this mon
Times LIVE (za)
added May 30, 2017 21:24

[Africa, South Africa] Beyond Nicotine

The Beyond Nicotine corporate intervention approach, developed in South African and now exported to the USA and UK, centres around a 24-day guided programme, starting with an in-house 90 minute workshop and based on the science of neuro-plasticity and th
Engineering News (za)
added May 25, 2017 22:25

PHILIP MORRIS SOUTH AFRICA: A common sense approach for public health

There is no substitute for quitting, but governments can have a big impact on public health by appropriately regulating alternatives to smoking cigarettes.
Health 24 (za)
added May 24, 2017 23:31

The huff and puff surrounding e-cigarette regulation in South Africa

the vape solutions used in e-cigarettes do not contain tobacco and, therefore, these products do not qualify as tobacco products in terms of the Tobacco Products Act. In terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act of 1965 (“Medicines Act”), nicoti (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added May 15, 2017 20:18

[Africa, South Africa] EXCLUSIVE: Underworld, tobacco and drug war sparks shootings and protests

multiple takeovers are underway in the multi-billion rand industries of illegal cigarette, drug and nightclub protection rackets, and that traditional smuggling routes between the two cities are being shifted. In the past month, a public takeover of the
News24 (za)
added May 13, 2017 01:43
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[Africa, South Africa] Pharmacists get involved in anti-smoking campaign

Maimin (crt), acting CEO of the Independent Community Pharmacy Association (ICPA), explained that community pharmacies across South Africa have committed their participating in [WHO's] anti-tobacco initiative “Pharmacists Against Tobacco”.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added May 8, 2017 19:15
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