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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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[Africa, South Africa] CITY OF TSHWANE ANNOUNCES NEW SMOKING POLICY

The City of Tshwane says it will crack the whip on anyone found to be contravening its new smoking policy. Mayor Solly Msimanga announced a ban on smoking within 5 metres of a municipal building in the city. This has been met with resistance from smoker
Eyewitness News (za)
added Mar 3, 2018 00:46
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] EXCLUSIVE: ‘Tobacco giant used state to spy’ ($$)

British and EU authorities are investigating top management at the South African and Zimbabwean branches of the world’s largest tobacco producer‚ British American Tobacco‚ for alleged industrial espionage‚ money laundering and bribing government official
Times LIVE (za)
added Feb 19, 2018 19:29
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