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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] 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] 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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[South Africa] Former mayor gives billion dollars to curb tobacco use

Bloomberg...has given more than a billion dollars since 2007 to curb global tobacco use, which claims nearly 7-million lives every year. With World Health Organisation (WHO) director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and South African Health Minister Aaron Mots
BusinessLive (za)
added Mar 5, 2018 21:34
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[Africa, South Africa] Experts, policy makers head to Cape Town to battle 'Big Tobacco'

Some 3,000 anti-tobacco experts and policy makers are convening this week in Cape Town to 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 from Ma
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:49
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[South Africa] Global Cancer Ambassador For Ghana To Attend World Conference On Tobacco

The Global Cancer Ambassador for Ghana, Mr Jeorge Wilson Kingson, will this weekend leave Ghana for South Africa as a participant in the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) which is expected to from March 4-9, 2018.
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:32
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[Africa, South Africa] Msimanga to enforce City of Tshwane's smoking ban

Mayor Solly Msimanga ...was announcing his decision to dust off the anti-smoking report approved by council in 2012 and enforce it to prohibit smoking in all municipal buildings. Anybody caught transgressing the policy would be slapped with a fine, rangi
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 3, 2018 00:47
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