World No Tobacco Day celebrations were marked across the continent. 

Its World No Tobacco Day today.  

The aim of the day is to highlight how people's health can be affected by tobacco.  

The National Council Against Smoking continues to advocate for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption in South Africa particularly.


South African Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says he expects industry opposition to the state's new proposal for tobacco control in this article published in the Business Day. 

Here's the visual evidence of exactly what smoking does to your lungs, posted on Facebook by  a US based nurse. 

The new proposed regulations on tobacco  are not strict, says South African Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi in the 702 article: 

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