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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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[South Africa] Public smokers face $500 fine or 6 months jail term

MINISTRY of Health and Child Care has called on the law enforcers to descend on public smoking offenders as the ministry intensifies its crackdown on citizens reluctant to comply with the Public Health Act (Tobacco Control) Regulation 264 of 2002 which p
Bulawayo24 (zw)
added Jul 28, 2014 15:22
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[Africa, South Africa] Ban on tobacco displays to protect children: WHO

Social media, the movies and in-store displays continue to push South African children into taking up a deadly addiction. Friday, 31 May, is World No Tobacco Day and the aim is to highlight the enormous harm caused by tobacco use and to promote effectiv
Health-E (za)
added May 30, 2013 07:10
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[Africa, South Africa] Prof defends tobacco packaging

But Prof Owen Dean of the Faculty of Law at Stellenbsoch University (SU) believes that it would be unconstitutional to introduce plain packaging in South Africa. "Such legislation infringes both section 25(1) and (2) of the Constitution because it will
Health-E (za)
added May 29, 2013 09:01
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[South Africa] SA set for new smoking laws

Smokers will find it more difficult to get their daily fix with new tobacco regulations that won't allow cigarettes to be displayed in shops. ANC delegates voted for stricter anti-smoking laws during the party's elective conference in Mangaung in Decemb
iafrica.com
added Jan 9, 2013 11:42
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[South Africa, Zimbabwe] Hijackers bleed cigar exporters

ZIMBABWE is investigating possible industrial espionage amid reports that South African tobacco firms are hiring hijackers to pounce on export cigarette consignments in transit to that country. In the past year or so, indigenous producers exporting to So
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 12, 2012 17:17
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