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STOP — Bloomberg's response to tobacco industry tactics

The new initiative aims to help organizations develop robust monitoring systems to identify and expose industry efforts that undermine tobacco control worldwide. With better information, governments and advocates can anticipate what kind of behavior or t
Devex
added Mar 23, 2018 19:40
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[South Africa] CASTRO / DAIN: Africa: Turning the Tide On Avoidable Deaths in Africa

Public health leaders showed promising signs of tackling these at the recent international tobacco control conference in Cape Town, but UN meetings later this year will test leaders' real commitment
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 22, 2018 13:47
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[South Africa] CASTRO / DAIN: Turning the tide on avoidable deaths in Africa

Nowhere are the battle lines between public health authorities and Big Tobacco... In September, the United Nations will hold a High-Level meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases as well as the first ever High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis, now the biggest i
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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Africa’s Deepening Battle with Big Tobacco

PMI is not the only company taking this approach, and many of the industry’s most nefarious tactics are aimed squarely at Africa. Facing dwindling fortunes in Europe and America due to strong regulations, the tobacco industry has made Africa the new fron
Fair Observer
added Mar 14, 2018 17:22
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[Australia] ROWELL: Big Tobacco is funding the anti-smoking lobby – but leaked documents reveal the real reason why

documents also outline PMI’s intention to use the PR strategy of divide and rule, splitting the public health community...both Big Tobacco & Oil/Gas co’s are still using the same law companies, advertisers, promoters and “spin doctors”, tactics and method
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 13, 2018 17:18
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[Africa, South Africa, Tanzania] Farmers better off after ditching tobacco growing

FARMERS in Ruvuma Region have significantly improved their livelihood and health after abandoning tobacco growing which trapped them in vicious cycle of poverty and escalate deforestation and adopted more profitable crops...said at the 17th World Confere
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Mar 13, 2018 17:02
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[Africa, South Africa] Ghana to ban Shisha, electronic cigarette by June

Ghana is working to ban the smoking of the wind-pipe tobacco popularly known as Shisha and electronic cigarette by the middle of 2018. This is according to the Principal Research Officer at the Ghana Health Service, Divine Darlington Logo. He revealed
Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:24
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Here’s how many South Africans still smoke every day

Smoking has come into sharp focus this past week after department of health director-general, Precious Matsoso, confirmed that new proposals for changes to South Africa’s smoking laws will be presented before the end of March. Among the proposals, a bla
BusinessTech (za)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:10
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] WHO condemns shisha smoking

(WHO) has condemned the smoking of shisha, which has become a hit in Bulawayo’s night spots...The Shisha is also popular amongst suburban youths and has been a common feature at the infamous Vuzu parties held by high school pupils
Nehanda Radio (zw)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:03
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[Africa, South Africa] Empower communities to fight tobacco industry – WHO

As Africa focuses more on integration into different economic agendas with several investors from across the world, little attention has been paid to the fast advancing tobacco industry. The industry has predominantly shifted its target from developed c
The New Vision (ug)
added Mar 13, 2018 14:54
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