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[South Africa] Govt aims to stub out tobacco branding

South Africa is aiming to follow Australia's lead and compel tobacco companies to use plain packaging for their tobacco products, MPs heard on Wednesday.
Times LIVE (za)
added Sep 19, 2012 17:44
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[Australia, South Africa, UK] Plain packaging - the silent (trade mark) killer?

South Africa has, to date, amended its domestic legislation in line with international trends aimed at improving public health. In fact, a new bill and additional regulations which further regulate the packaging of tobacco products at the point of sale i
Lexology (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:16
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Evaluating South Africa's tobacco control policy using a synthetic control method

These results, which we mostly attribute to tax increases, are robust to different specifications of the ‘donor pool’. Conclusions Significant public health dividends can be obtained by consistently increasing the real tax on cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 7, 2016 00:13
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[Africa, South Africa] ARCHIVE: SARS drama spills over into the UK

Last year, it emerged that BAT had paid Pretoria attorney Belinda Walter to feed them intelligence on the illicit tobacco trade in South Africa. Others, however, claim that Walter was paid for information on some of BAT’s competitors in South Africa, incl
News24 (za)
added Aug 16, 2016 14:11
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[Africa, South Africa] FMF opposes tobacco branding legislation

The FMF has roped in “brand guru Jeremy Sampson” to discuss “the erosion of brands and why every South African should be concerned about legislation that undermines the value and presence of brands” on Tuesday. While on the surface the new legislation a
Times LIVE (za)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:12
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[Africa, South Africa] 'Quit smoking, start vaping and save your life'

BURNING QUESTION: The Electronic-Cigarette Association of SA has erected a billboard...overlooking the N1 highway in Johannesburg with the phrase: "E-Cigarettes Save Lives." The line is from an article in the UK's Spectator magazine by Dr Derek Yach, a
Times LIVE (za)
added Aug 4, 2015 11:45
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[Africa, South Africa] DREYER: Tobacco rules will smother small business

But the case that will damage my business beyond measure is the regulation proposed by the minister of health that will limit the space in which a specialist tobacconist may display all tobacco and tobacco-related products to 4m². Imagine trying to fit
Business Day (za)
added Mar 30, 2015 21:39
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[Africa, South Africa] Call for phasing out of tobacco products by 2040

VITALITY Institute head Derek Yach has joined global public health experts in calling for the sale of tobacco products to be phased out by 2040, in an article published on Friday in the UK medical journal The Lancet. The US-based institute was establish
Business Day (za)
added Mar 16, 2015 23:55
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[Africa, South Africa] Cape Town pushes for legal clarity on e-cigarettes

THE City of Cape Town says it will escalate its efforts ... "We have indicated on numerous occasions our intention to consider legislation to regulate e-cigarettes in South Africa … these we said because the current Tobacco Act does not include e-cigaret
Business Day (za)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:15
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Police foil cigarette smugglers

Police Border Control Unit on Tuesday intercepted a contraband of export quality cigarettes worth $760 000 in a South Africa-bound goods train in Beitbridge.The train was on its way from Bulawayo. Police intercepted the train at the main railway station
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 13, 2014 20:51
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