Research

Déclaration aux médias de l’ATIM sur la Journée mondiale sans tabac: 31 Mai 2021

Pour publication immédiate L’ATIM met l’accent sur plusieurs messages à l’occasion de la Journée Mondiale Sans Tabac Le 31 mai est la Journée Mondiale Sans Tabac, un événement annuel visant à sensibiliser le public aux risques liés au tabagisme. Cette célébration est également l’occasion pour tous les Sud-Africains de revendiquer leur droit constitutionnel à un […]

ATIM Media Statement on World No Tobacco Day: 31 May 2021

For Immediate Release ATIM highlights several messages to mark World No Tobacco Day May 31st is the World No Tobacco Day, an annual event to educate the public on the risks associated with tobacco use. This celebration is also an opportunity for all South Africans to claim their constitutional right to a healthy environment. In […]

ATIM Press release: New South African studies support the urgent need to regulate e-cigarettes

Research on e-cigarettes conducted by prominent public health researchers has emphasised the need to speedily pass the Control of Tobacco and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill (2018) into law. Two years have passed since the Bill closed for public comments in August 2018, during which time the e-cigarette industry, currently largely unregulated, has further taken hold […]

Tobacco Interference Indicators

Ways in which tobacco companies legally intimidate governments and tobacco advocates

Mechanisms to interfere with government tobacco control policies

Ways in which tobacco companies overstate the economic importance of the industry

How the public are manipulated to believe the positive spin off from the tobacco industry

How the tobacco industry misrepresents itself

How the tobacco industry tries to dismiss scientific research into  tobacco control