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[South Africa] SA signs tobacco smuggling treaty

South Africa has signed a new international treaty that aims to stop the smuggling of tobacco, the National Council Against Smoking said on Friday.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jan 12, 2013 11:29

[South Africa] Tobacco companies see Africa as fertile ground

Smoking rates are declining or flat in much of the world. But they're rising in Africa, where even a child can afford the cost of a single cigarette.
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 13, 2012 14:06

[South Africa] Zimbabwe's illicit smokes flow into SA

Zimbabweans smoke more than five million cigarettes a day. But the really big money is made through an illicit cigarette trade in which Zimbabwean products end up being sold in South Africa.
Business Day (za)
added Sep 9, 2012 22:11

[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco harmful to those who farm it

A recent review of research on the environmental health impact of tobacco farming found that it degrades the environment, harms workers, and leads to the loss of land resources and biodiversity. The article in the journal Tobacco Control highlights toba
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Aug 7, 2012 23:50

BAT Says Planned South African Tobacco Rules May Close Plant

said it may close South Africa’s only cigarette plant if plans to ban branded tobacco packaging are implemented. BAT operates its eighth-largest factory globally in Heidelberg, south of Johannesburg. The proposed new rules would threaten the financial vi
Bloomberg News
added Mar 2, 2017 05:28

[Africa, South Africa] Fast facts: Women and smoking

While South African women are less likely to smoke than men, ladies often smoke more cigarettes per day than guys. Health-e brings you eight facts you might not know about women and smoking.
Health-E (za)
added Sep 2, 2013 12:42

[Africa, South Africa] Anti-smoking laws ‘unrealistic’

Township tavern owners have rejected the government’s latest anti-smoking regulations as unrealistic, including the ban on lighting up within 10m of building entrances. “Ten metres from my place would be over the road and in somebody else’s yard,” says D
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 30, 2013 12:50

[Africa, South Africa] Where there is smoke...

E-cigarettes and its refill liquid are classified as schedule 3 drugs and may only be sold at pharmacies if you have a script from your doctor. You would never say it, because there are e-cigarette kiosks in shopping centres everywhere selling their war
News24 (za)
added May 15, 2013 14:11

'Third of South Africa smokes cigarettes'

The 2012 Health24 Great SA Smoking Survey, sponsored by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, found that more than 50 percent of smokers puff between 11 and 30 cigarettes a day, and that about 33 percent of smokers started smoking at 15 and younger – too young to
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Apr 12, 2013 13:32

[South Africa, Massachusetts] Big Guns Take Aim at Big Tobacco

week’s “Governance of Tobacco in the 21st Century” conference, sponsored by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The two-day conference, held at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, brought together globa
Harvard Magazine
added Mar 2, 2013 01:17
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