Headlines Tagged with South Africa — 1,628 headlines found
And estimated 30% of South Africans are smokers, and about 60% of all lung cancer deaths in South Africa are due to tobacco smoking, according to the national Lung Cancer Association. “By taking the right measures, this tobacco epidemic can be entirely
Jul 17, 2013 Health 24 (za)
added Jul 17, 2013 15:12
Doctors and researchers meeting in São Paulo, Brazil, last week issued a dire warning. Latin America, they said, is at risk of being overwhelmed by a burgeoning cancer epidemic. One cause of concern is the prevalence of smoking in the region. “Unless th
Apr 30, 2013 The World
added Apr 30, 2013 16:10
Electronic, or e-cigarettes are sold illegally from many shopping centres across South Africa despite a change in legislation last year.
Apr 16, 2013 Health-E (za)
added Apr 18, 2013 21:02
The Tobacco Institute of South Africa says the illegal trade of cigarette is threatening its existence.
Apr 6, 2013 Eyewitness News (za)
added Apr 7, 2013 00:24
Smokers will feel the impact of the 2013 Budget on cigarette prices next month, British American Tobacco (BAT) SA said on Wednesday.
Feb 28, 2013 News24 (za)
added Feb 28, 2013 15:38
Although smokers are expected to pay around R1.50 more per pack of 20 cigarettes, experts believe this increase is insufficient to deter young people from taking up this unhealthy habit.
Feb 25, 2013 Health-E (za)
added Feb 26, 2013 14:27
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.
Sep 19, 2012 News24 (za)
added Sep 20, 2012 09:30
The Constitutional Court had denied British American Tobacco South Africa's leave to appeal against an order made by the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein
Aug 8, 2012 Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Aug 7, 2012 23:48
The draft regulations on smoking in public places and certain outdoor public places are too restrictive, the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (Tisa) said on Monday.
Jul 2, 2012 iafrica.com
added Jul 2, 2012 11:31
The Free Market Foundation, which is calling on the public to oppose new amendments proposed for the Tobacco Products Control Act, says that should the act be passed, it would consider challenging its constitutionality.
Jun 18, 2012 Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 18, 2012 14:28