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L’Afrique doit se mobiliser pour arrêter l’industrie du tabac qui exploite le COVID 19 pour développer ses affaires

Déclaration de Sessou Léonce, Secrétaire Exécutif, Alliance pour le Contrôle du Tabac en Afrique (ACTA) Lomé, 20 avril 2020 En cette période difficile où le monde lutte pour faire face à la pandémie de la maladie à corona virus (COVID-19), la communauté africaine de lutte antitabac a constaté avec consternation que les multinationales du tabac profitent...

Kenya: Authorities should take measures to protect the young generation from online marketing of tobacco products.

Statement of Leonce SESSOU, Executive Secretary, African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) Lomé, 25 February 2021 An investigative report published by The Guardian reveals that British American Tobacco (BAT) is using influencers to promote its products online. The report exposes BAT's efforts to market its next generation products in Kenya, citing the East African country as one...

Is vaping just another smokescreen from big tobacco?

Veteran investment writer Marc Hasenfuss recently wrote in the FM how British American Tobacco (BAT) believes it can generate £5bn from new category brands like Vype, Vuse, glo and Velo by 2025. Apparently, BAT is now telling consumers that the best way to avoid the health risks of smoking is not to simply quit. Rather,...

Altria Highlights Adult Tobacco Consumers’ Challenges Amid COVID-19

Company gives update on Altria’s products at Outlook Leadership Community. CHICAGO — To say 2020 has been uncertain is an understatement, Danielle Lindsay, senior manager of sales analytics at Altria Group Distribution Co. (AGDC) said. “As COVID-19 resurges, there’s growing concern for the long-term economic impact to the United States with implications for the adult tobacco...