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[Africa, Asia, Mid-east, South Africa] Report: Big tobacco is targeting the world's most vulnerable to increase profits

The sixth edition of The Tobacco Atlas and its companion website TobaccoAtlas.org* finds the tobacco industry is increasingly targeting vulnerable populations in emerging markets, such as Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, where people are not prot
EurekAlert
added Mar 8, 2018 14:58
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[South Africa] Africa new frontline in anti-tobacco fight: Activists

Africa and other developing regions are becoming increasingly significant battlegrounds in the effort to combat the spread of smoking, an anti-smoking campaign group warned on Thursday (Mar 8). But most countries in sub-Saharan Africa have inadequate mon
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 8, 2018 14:56
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[South Africa] Motsoaledi says he 'hates' tobacco industry, vows stricter legislation

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has vowed to implement stricter tobacco controls, acknowledging that SA has slacked in taking action, and new legislation would be put into place to fight an industry which he 'hates' and only 'causes mayhem'.
Health24 News [INACTIVE]
added Mar 8, 2018 03:25
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[Africa, South Africa] New SA smoking laws ‘in two weeks’

Regulations to ban smoking in all public spaces, remove branding from cigarettes packs and control electronic cigarettes will be published in the next two weeks.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:16
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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] 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] 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] 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] 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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