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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon 2015 New Year Newsletter
Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon 2015 New Year's Newsletter

Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon 2015 New Year’s Newsletter

With your help, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon celebrated significant achievements in 2015.

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My experience with British American Tobacco’s shameful behavior in Ethiopia

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British American Tobacco’s shameful behavior in Ethiopia

In 2013, just a few months after I had arrived in Ethopia to work as a volunteer in Addis Ababa University Medical School, I noticed posters advertising British American Tobacco’s Rothmans cigarettes appearing on shop fronts in my neighbourhood in Addis Ababa. I couldn’t miss them- they shocked me because not only am I British, but also I knew that advertising cigarettes was illegal in Ethiopia. For years, when I practiced medicine in the USA, I had felt strongly about tobacco and its associated devastating health problems, and my patients will tell you that I was passionate in advising and encouraging them to quit smoking, or not to start smoking.

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