Headlines Tagged with South Africa — 1,780 headlines found
Having designated smoking rooms in hospitals beggars belief, says Murray Williams.
Jan 31, 2014 Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:24
Draft regulations to limit in-store tobacco displays are drawing heat but are key to cutting childhood smoking rates, says one expert. The proposed regulations would limit tobacco product displays to no more than 1m2 in the case of retailers and wholesal
Nov 5, 2013 Health-E (za)
added Nov 5, 2013 15:44
The scientifically-backed truth is that the tobacco advertising ban is working – fewer people are smoking and incidence of lung cancer has fallen. Further bans on displays will work, and even fewer people will take up the habit. The only losers in this s
Oct 23, 2013 Health-E (za)
added Oct 25, 2013 04:00
SMOKING hookahs or shishas, more commonly known as "hubbly bubblies" has become fashionable among South African teenagers.
Jul 17, 2013 The Citizen (za)
added Jul 17, 2013 09:04
A group of men wearing police uniforms reportedly hijacked a delivery van carrying cigarettes worth R300 000. According to Die Beeld, the delivery van was stopped on the road between Secunda and Evander by a vehicle with flashing blue lights.
Apr 4, 2013 iafrica.com
added Apr 4, 2013 07:06
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said. "These new regulations will, inter alia, restrict the smoking of tobacco outside of buildings," he said on Monday in a speech prepared for delivery at a World Health Organisation meeting on non-communicable dise
Mar 18, 2013 Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Mar 18, 2013 13:39
Nobel Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Nancy Elizabeth joined the anti-tobacco campaign run by Justice K Narayana Kurup, the other day. The duo, who arrived Kochi on the ship ‘Explorer’ voiced their support to the campaign.
Mar 15, 2013 New Indian Express (in)
added Mar 15, 2013 06:34
Smokers take on average three more sick days from work every year than non-smokers, according to a recent review published in the journal Addiction. ... Occupational Care South Africa (OCSA) estimated that productivity lost due to absenteeism cost the S
Feb 14, 2013 Health-E (za)
added Feb 14, 2013 14:03
Last week South Africa became the first country to sign a new international treaty aimed at combating tobacco smuggling.
Jan 14, 2013 Health-E (za)
added Jan 16, 2013 17:56
ANC delegates voted for stricter anti-smoking laws during the party's elective conference in Mangaung in December. Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says he will this week sign a protocol in Geneva that will force the South African government to ensure t
Jan 8, 2013 Eyewitness News (za)
added Jan 8, 2013 13:03