Tobacco adverts on clothes could lead to a fine

xsource: Mmegi
MARANYANE NGWANAAMOTHO
Staff Writer

Wearing a t-shirt, shirt, and cap, or carrying a bag or anything with a tobacco advertisement can attract a fine for the owner, a Tobacco Control Programme Officer, Gaesi Mophuting has advised.

Advertising of tobacco in Botswana is criminal, intended or not. The tricky thing is that advertisers can use consumers without realising that they (consumers) are being used.

The Ministry of Health recently released a public notice saying that it has noticed that there are shops in the local market that sell clothes with tobacco advertisements on. Mophuting says that it is suspected that [continue reading]

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