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[South Africa] VIDEO: Media tycoon Mike Bloomberg takes another swing at Big Tobacco

"Over the last decade tobacco control measures have saved nearly 35 million lives, but as more cities and countries take action, the tobacco industry is pushing to find new users, particularly among young people," Bloomberg said in a statement. "We canno
CBS News.com
added Mar 8, 2018 03:14
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[South Africa] Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP)

it would provide US$20 million in funding to launch Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP), a new global watchdog that will aggressively monitor deceptive tobacco industry tactics and practices to undermine public health. STOP will function a
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:37
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[South Africa] Bloomberg Philanthropies Recognizes Governments and NGOs For Outstanding Work in Ending Tobacco Use

Government and non-governmental organizations from Vietnam, El Salvador, Mexico, Senegal, Uganda, and Argentina honored for their success in fighting the tobacco epidemic
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:34
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[South Africa] Ex-WHO expert banned from tobacco conference after links to Marlboro maker

Today, the South African-born doctor is a pariah in the tobacco control world, after his appointment in September 2017 to head a multimillion rand venture, the Foundation for a Smoke Free World, which is being bankrolled by Philip Morris International (P
Health24 News [INACTIVE]
added Mar 8, 2018 00:42
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[South Africa] Bloomberg launches $20 million fund to fight tobacco companies

Michael Bloomberg and Bloomberg Philanthropies on Wednesday announced it would provide $20 million in funding to launch Stopping Tobacco Organisations and Products (STOP), a new global watchdog that will aggressively monitor deceptive tobacco industry ta
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47
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[South Africa] Tobacco industry still selling cigarettes in single sticks in Nigeria, other African countries – Report

The report, released in Cape Town on Tuesday, identified the British American Tobacco (BAT), Philip Morris International (PMI), and Imperial Brands as the main perpetrators of the practice in 10 African countries surveyed. The affected countries include
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 7, 2018 16:05
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[Africa, South Africa] ‘Pariah’ Yach told to stay away from global tobacco conference

The attendance section of the 17th World Conference of “Tobacco or Health” website expressly forbids access to anyone associated with the new foundation or any tobacco company. In an unusually blunt statement, the WHO condemned the new foundation, sayin
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 7, 2018 16:01
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[South Africa] 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health Will Feature Discussion on the FDA’s Plan to Dramatically Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes

22nd Century Group...announces the nicotine reduction mandate planned by the [FDA] is attracting the interest of public health officials and scientists...the 17th [WCOTH] will feature several speakers from the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP). A Pa
Business Wire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:51
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[South Africa] Achieve Life Sciences Announces Cytisine Symposium at the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health

The cytisine symposium titled "Is a Globally Affordable Medication to Treat Tobacco Dependence Achievable? The Case of Cytisine." will be held on Friday, March 9th at 7:45am. Nancy Rigotti, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Director,
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:32
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[South Africa] Girding for new battles in the war against Big Tobacco

Some 3,000 anti-tobacco experts and policy makers convening this week in Cape Town, South Africa confront an industry flush with profits and determined to expand the market for its deadly product. The 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, meeting
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 6, 2018 15:07
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