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[South Africa] World No Tobacco Day says get ready for plain packaging

The department said said South Africa's still has a way to go to fall in line with the recommendations of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Dr Yussuf Saloojee from the National Council Against Smoking (NCAS) said cigarette boxes were like a wolf in s
Jacaranda fm 94.2 (za)
added May 31, 2016 20:47

[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

van WALBEEK: Why South Africa needs to up the ante against smoking again

For many youngsters high cigarette prices are sufficient reason not to start an addictive, dangerous and impoverishing habit. This is why the South African government needs to pick up the momentum and regain its position as a leading country in tobacco t
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:46

[Africa, South Africa] How second hand smoke puts even non-smokers at risk of serious lung disease

Serious lung diseases like COPD can be caused by exposure to second hand smoke at home and in the workplace. Here’s the facts you should know this World No Tobacco Day.
Health 24 (za)
added May 23, 2016 15:36

[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

[Africa, South Africa] ARCHIVE: SARS drama spills over into the UK

Last year, it emerged that BAT had paid Pretoria attorney Belinda Walter to feed them intelligence on the illicit tobacco trade in South Africa. Others, however, claim that Walter was paid for information on some of BAT’s competitors in South Africa, incl
News24 (za)
added Aug 16, 2016 14:11

[Africa, South Africa] Exhibition supports No Tobacco Month

The BODY WORLDS Vital exhibition now on at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Newtown, Johannesburg, until 19 June encourages smokers to quit, especially now, during No Tobacco Month which runs until 1 June. From 17 May to support of the No Tobacco Month in (za)
added May 18, 2016 06:53

[Africa, South Africa] MERWE: WHO has eschewed transparency in its fight against tobacco

Who should be more equipped to discuss pragmatic solutions concerning agriculture than tobacco farmers... For every other legal industry across the globe, it is inconceivable to think that workable and enforceable guidelines governing a sector should be d
Business Day (za)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:14

British American Tobacco accused of corporate espionage in South Africa

According to court documents seen by The Independent on Sunday, two former police officers who went to work for private corporate investigation companies paid cash to South African law enforcement officials to disrupt BAT’s competitors’ business operati
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 29, 2016 15:23
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