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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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[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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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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