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[Africa, Australia, South Africa] Blank non-brand packing won't stop smokers

This is according to a study conducted by Helvin Manuel, an MBA graduate of the University of Stellenbosch Business School... The study, which was prompted by the South African government’s proposed introduction of plain tobacco packaging, also found tha
The Citizen (za)
added Jun 17, 2016 02:16
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[Africa, South Africa] Slow burn on fags law

Motsoaledi said in 2012 he would make sure cigarettes were sold in plain packaging to offset the glamour associated with smoking and reduce cancer. Four years later Motsoaledi was making the same promise on World No Tobacco Day, suggesting his department
Times LIVE (za)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:13
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[Africa, South Africa] The jury's out: Will plain packaging stop smoking?

As part of his MBA at University of Stellenbosch Business School, Helvin Manuel investigated the potential impact of non-branded packaging on the purchasing behaviour and product experience of cigarette consumers, drawing on additional learning from Aust
BizCommunity.com (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added Jun 8, 2016 17:54
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[Africa, Australia, South Africa] New cigarette law may not stop smokers: study

As part of his MBA, Manuel studied the potential impact of non-branded packaging on the purchasing behaviour and product experience of cigarette consumers drawing on additional learning from Australia...found that the longer consumers interacted with the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:17
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[Africa, South Africa] SA's Health Department to go after ecigarettes

In a recent interview with SABC on World No Tobacco Day, Motsoaledi said that electronic cigs should be treated the say way as normal tobacco cigarettes. “We are looking at it very carefully. In the last framework (at the) Convention on Tobacco Control o
htxt.africa (za)
added Jun 5, 2016 13:45
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[South Africa] VIDEO: Doctor Aaron Motsoaledi on World No Tobacco Day

To talk to us more about World No Tobacco Day and the smoking culture in South Africa we are now joined by Minister of Health Doctor Aaron Motsoaledi.
You Tube
added Jun 4, 2016 03:58
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[Africa, South Africa] JOHNSON: Plain packaging of tobacco is plain disastrous

The WHO decided to exploit this year’s World No Tobacco Day to launch an unfounded campaign to lobby governments across the globe to enact ineffective plain-packaging schemes. Plain-packaging regulations replace brand-specific tobacco labels – like the
Business Day (za)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:50
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[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.
Anadolu Agency
added Jun 1, 2016 18:46
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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
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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
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