ATN Calls for a Gradual Process in Lifting the Tobacco Ban
The Anti Tobacco Network Executive Director Professor Bontle Mbongwe has called on the government to adopt a gradual process when lifting the current ban on the sale and importation of tobacco products.Read More
Health Ministry Vows to Protect Youth from the Tobacco Industry
The Minister of Health and Wellness Hon. Dr Lemogang Kwape says it is the intention of the Ministry of Health and Wellness to ensure that young people are protected from the manipulative tactics employed by the tobacco industry and related industries.Read More
SMOKING, VAPING MAY INCREASE COMPLICATIONS OF COVID-19
Now may be a good time to try quitting smoking or using e-cigarettes, because doing so might reduce the risk for complications from the COVID-19 coronavirus, according to health experts.Read More
The global campaign will debunk myths and expose devious tactics employed by these industries. It will provide young people with the knowledge required to easily detect industry manipulation and equip them with the tools to rebuff such tactics, thereby empowering young people to stand up against them. This is especially important right now as studies show that smokers have a higher risk for a severe case of coronavirus. WHO calls on all young people to join the fight to become a tobacco-free generation.
Tobacco and related industry tactics to attract younger generations
✔ Flavours appealing to children in smokeless tobacco, shisha and e-cigarettes.
✔ Promotion of tobacco products and the distribution of free samples at popular events for young people.
✔ Advertising and product placement on movies and tv-shows and through social media platforms with paid influencers.TBA
- at 5:30am
- Gaborone, Main Mall.
- at 6:00am
- Mabutsane Village, Southern District.
- at 8:30am
- Mochudi Main Kgotla.
- at 6:00am
- Mmadipamo Primary School, Mochudi.
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