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[Africa, South Africa] JOHNSON: Plain packaging of tobacco is plain disastrous

The WHO decided to exploit this year’s World No Tobacco Day to launch an unfounded campaign to lobby governments across the globe to enact ineffective plain-packaging schemes. Plain-packaging regulations replace brand-specific tobacco labels – like the
Business Day (za)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:50

[Africa, South Africa] LETTER: SALOOJEE: Smoke and mirrors

(Nicotine nazis hate one thing: pleasure) Leon Louw shows his warped understanding of addiction, tobacco control organisations and the history of the tobacco industry. He makes many false and weird assertions....what he seeks is freedom to harm, not freed
Business Day (za)
added Oct 16, 2015 08:07

[Africa, South Africa] Dirty tricks claims resurface as Project Smoke is revealed

Business Times has obtained documents in which government intelligence officials, understood to be from the State Security Agency, set out their plans for setting up a covert operation, Project Smoke, intended to uncover whether BAT had broken any laws.
Business Day (za)
added Mar 30, 2014 11:03

[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco war may singe Zuma pals

BUSINESS associates of Edward Zuma, the eldest son of the president, are set to come under fire as the South African Revenue Service (SARS) intensifies its war on illegal tobacco. Last week, SARS sent a letter to the tobacco industry warning of its plan
Business Day (za)
added Nov 25, 2013 12:52

Illegal cigarettes a smoking gun in South Africa

The illegal trade in cigarettes continues to be of major concern to authorities, with estimates putting it at 30% of the total cigarette market in South Africa. A significant number of illegal cigarettes make their way into the country via the Zimbabwe a
SAPA (za)
added Jun 7, 2013 09:38

[South Africa, Zimbabwe] SA now major export market for Zim tobacco

SOUTH Africa has displaced China as the dominant export market for Zimbabwean tobacco, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board has said. Information from the TIMB indicates that as at February 27, South Africa maintained the top
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 28, 2013 15:29

[South Africa] SA heads for trade battles over cigarette law

SOUTH Africa could join countries hauled before the World Trade Organisation for violating international trade agreements if it follows Australia and introduces laws for cigarettes to be sold in plain packaging, a Johannesburg lawyer said on Wednesday.
Business Day (za)
added Dec 20, 2012 02:20

[South Africa] NICHOLSON: World Conference on Tobacco or Health: keeping the focus on the tobacco industry

The conference closed with the announcement that South Africa had won the bid for the 17th WCTOH, the first time the conference will be hosted by an African nation. The challenge was set with the words of Nelson Mandela: “I have walked that long road to
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 15, 2015 09:00

South Africa plans plain cigarette packaging by 2015: minister

South Africa aims to force cigarette companies to sell products in plain packets by next year, despite an ongoing World Trade Organisation (WTO) investigation into Australia's ban on tobacco branding, the health minister said on Thursday.
added Jul 25, 2014 10:17

[South Africa] Nicotine Hit: Does 'vaping' glamorise smoking?

Public health experts are sharply divided about e-cigarettes, with some arguing they could substantially cut deaths from tobacco-related illnesses - of which there are about 44000 a year in South Africa - while others warn that they glamorise smoking, es
Times LIVE (za)
added Apr 7, 2014 16:18
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