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[Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa] $46 billion in productivity lost to cancer in major emerging economies

(IARC) in partnership with leading cancer research institutions in these countries, the study shows that the productivity loss in Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China, and South Africa, collectively known as the BRICS countries, reached $46.3 bill
eCancer (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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[Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa] Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds

Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year... “The study demonstrates the economic importance of targeted primary prevention activities embedded in national cancer control policies. Focusi
UN News Service
added Feb 1, 2018 02:50
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[South Africa] Cancer is costing BRICS economies billions each year

South Africa has the highest cost per cancer death (USD$101,000) compared with the other BRICS countries. Its cost is five times that of India...Combining tobacco control, vaccination programmes and cancer screening with access to adequate treatment coul
African Independent (za)
added Jan 25, 2018 22:00
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[Africa, South Africa] Government to ban ‘unhealthy’ tobacco advertising

The government has started the process to ban “bad cigarette advertising”, the health department said...bad advertising displays tobacco products at till points to lure people to smoke.
The Citizen (za)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[South Africa] INFOGRAPHIC: Bill to ban smoking in public places

The department of health is processing a bill that could make South Africa a smoke-free country. The draft bill is being finalised with the intention of tabling it in front of cabinet before it goes to parliament. If passed, it will prohibit smokers fro
Pretoria North Rekord (za)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:09
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[Africa, South Africa] Hijackers pose as police officers to hijack truck carrying tobacco products

Western Cape police have made a breakthrough in a case involving a hijacking of a truck transporting tobacco products in Mitchells Plain last week‚ by eight hijackers posing as police officers‚ with the arrest on Sunday of four suspects.
Times LIVE (za)
added Jan 22, 2018 05:43
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Kate Beckinsale puffs on a cigarette in her glamorous satin blazer and hot pink heels as she touches down in South Africa to film new ITV drama

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 01:43
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[Africa, South Africa] Health issues that will take centre stage this year

The latest proposals will likely ban outdoor smoking in public places as well as indoor smoking in “public places” – among others, such as plain packaging on packets. Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has made these propositions as his department continu
News24 (za)
added Jan 2, 2018 03:20
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British American Tobacco Expands in South Africa With Vape Deal

agreed to buy South African vaping company Twisp, expanding in a continent where it has grown in since buying Rothmans in 1999. The deal increases BAT’s offering of so-called next-generation products, or alternatives to smoking cigarettes, the London-ba
Bloomberg News
added Dec 22, 2017 01:49
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The effect of excise tax increases on cigarette prices in South Africa

The degree of excise tax pass-through, and the magnitude of discretionary increases in cigarette prices, is significantly determined by the competitive environment in the cigarette market.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2017 14:57
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