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[Africa, South Africa] Higher cigarette prices do save lives

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
Health 24 (za)
added Jul 17, 2013 15:12
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[South Africa] The World Tobacco's Shifting Burden: From the Rich to the Poor

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
The World
added Apr 30, 2013 16:10
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[Africa, South Africa] Sale of e-cigs illegal in SA

Electronic, or e-cigarettes are sold illegally from many shopping centres across South Africa despite a change in legislation last year.
Health-E (za)
added Apr 18, 2013 21:02
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[Africa, South Africa] Legal tobacco sector 'under threat'

The Tobacco Institute of South Africa says the illegal trade of cigarette is threatening its existence.
Eyewitness News (za)
added Apr 7, 2013 00:24
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[South Africa] BAT: Tobacco prices to go up in March

Smokers will feel the impact of the 2013 Budget on cigarette prices next month, British American Tobacco (BAT) SA said on Wednesday.
News24 (za)
added Feb 28, 2013 15:38
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[South Africa] R1.50 hike in cigarette prices

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.
Health-E (za)
added Feb 26, 2013 14:27
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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.
News24 (za)
added Sep 20, 2012 09:30
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[South Africa] British american tobacco SA Court denies appeal against ad ban

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
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Aug 7, 2012 23:48
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[South Africa] 'Smoking laws too restrictive'

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.
iafrica.com
added Jul 2, 2012 11:31
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[South Africa] Law to outlaw public smoking

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.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 18, 2012 14:28
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