Outstanding Media Coverage of SALDRU’s Study on Smoking Ban

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SALDRU is pleased that a large number of media outlets showed great interest in our study on the proposed smoking ban in public areas. Following the release of a press statement about the study, our ETCP colleagues fielded many media inquiries, resulting in the findings being covered by a number of media outlets.

Corne van Walbeek was interviewed by presenters on a number of radio stations, including Cape Talk, TruFM and Radio Sonder Grense (RSG). Listen to van Walbeek talk to Kieno Kammies on Cape Talk’s morning show as well as on the station’s John Maytham Show.

Meanwhile, a number of national publications also featured the study. These include:

Business Day: Tougher smoking ban gets nod of approval

Independent Online: Restaurant owners support smoking in public ban – Study

Health 24: Most restaurants back ban on smoking sections

The South African: New study reveals restaurant owners support a full ban on smoking

Medical Brief: Most restaurant owners support SA’s new stricter anti-smoking measures

You Magazine: The War on Smoking Lights Up (Press Reader subscription required)