LETTER: Stick to the facts when it comes to (un)smoking

LETTER: Stick to the facts when it comes to (un)smoking

14.2.2020

LETTER: Stick to the facts when it comes to (un)smoking

The Philip Morris ‘Unsmoke’ campaign follows international best practices, to say otherwise is disingenuous, the company says

The campaign message is crystal clear: If you don’t smoke, don’t start. If you smoke, quit. If you don’t quit, change.Just look at the impact in Japan, where researchers from the American Cancer Society found that the introduction of heated-tobacco products likely reduced cigarette sales there.

There are now more than 3-million consumers of e-cigarettes in the UK. That government’s Tobacco Control Plan for England (published in 2017) states: “The best thing a smoker can do for their health is to quit smoking. However, the evidence is increasingly clear that e-cigarettes are significantly less harmful to health than smoking tobacco. The government will seek to support consumers in stopping smoking and adopting the use of less harmful nicotine products.”

less harmful products as a viable alternative to cigarettes, that could supplement existing smoking cessation and prevention measures.The interests of SA’s smokers should come first, and we will continue to seek and engage in reasoned and reasonable debate, based on science and facts. We hope that others, including the authors, will join us.



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Sona: DA expects Ramaphosa to stick to his script - The Mail & Guardian“If you’ve never witnessed one of his Sona speeches, you may be forgiven for going into this one with naive expectations. But I sat there and listened to him in 2018, I sat there and listened to him last year, and I know exactly what is coming.' Sona2020 Rssd tn Ramaphosa and its government met its match which is EFF. ANC government is going to account kicking and screaming. It is fine for them even if ANC can not account to its members as a party. The DA is sticking to there’s too.

LETTER: Two years wasted under RamaphosaPresident Ramaphosa heads into his third year which, like the previous two, will likely be wasted Yep, with all the usual suspects. Cyril's acceptance of millions of rands in donations to become PRESIDENT will definitely hider him from taking impactful decesions because his party will scrutinize him for not implementing decesions of the party.Donors have their own demands so is his party so nothing he can do

Letter submitted by Myeni ‘big load of bullsh*t’, court hearsThe letter purported to be an 'unsolicited proposal' for finance for SAA from Nedbank signed by Masotsha Mngadi, who was allegedly involved in another dodgy deal. Who run this newspaper

LETTER: Give them medalsFikile Mbalula and Gwede Mantashe must be praised for speaking out against crime and waste

Letter bombs hit Dutch firms in 'extortion' bid: policeTwo letter bombs exploded at offices in the Netherlands on Wednesday in what police said was an extortion attempt targeting businesses.

Time to rejoice as bread makes a welcome returnAs continents blaze with wildfires and liberal values go up in smoke, who has the energy to care about carbs?



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