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[Africa, France, South Africa] E-cigarettes: 'cancer risk close to zero'

A study by the French consumer organisation, the National Consumers' Institute, has found harmful chemicals in electronic cigarettes, sparking renewed concerns about the products that are often hailed as a healthier alternative for smokers.
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Sep 9, 2013 15:05

[Africa, South Africa] E-cigarettes have to comply with medicines law

The Medicines Control Council (MCC) has refuted claims by electronic cigarette distributor Twisp that it does not have to comply with medicine-related laws, confirming that the product is subject to medical scheduling and can only be sold at pharmacies.
Health-E (za)
added Apr 26, 2013 06:51

[South Africa] Health-e: Big Tobacco targets developing world

Teenagers who cannot afford a pack of cigarettes sustain the habit by buying cigarettes one at a time. For this reason, former Minister of Health Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in 1998 created a law requiring cigarettes to be sold in packs.
Health-E (za)
added Mar 12, 2013 15:38

[South Africa] S.Africa looks to toughen anti-smoking laws

Health authorities are working at tightening South Africa's anti-smoking laws, proposing a total ban on indoor smoking and even making it illegal to puff away in open spaces such as beaches.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 24, 2012 21:18

British American Tobacco Expands in South Africa With Vape Deal

agreed to buy South African vaping company Twisp, expanding in a continent where it has grown in since buying Rothmans in 1999. The deal increases BAT’s offering of so-called next-generation products, or alternatives to smoking cigarettes, the London-ba
Bloomberg News
added Dec 22, 2017 01:49

[Australia, South Africa, UK] Plain packaging - the silent (trade mark) killer?

South Africa has, to date, amended its domestic legislation in line with international trends aimed at improving public health. In fact, a new bill and additional regulations which further regulate the packaging of tobacco products at the point of sale i
Lexology (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:16

The huff and puff surrounding e-cigarette regulation in South Africa

the vape solutions used in e-cigarettes do not contain tobacco and, therefore, these products do not qualify as tobacco products in terms of the Tobacco Products Act. In terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act of 1965 (“Medicines Act”), nicoti (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added May 15, 2017 20:18

The effect of excise tax increases on cigarette prices in South Africa [FREE FULL TEXT]

South Africa’s experience indicates that tobacco companies’ ability to pass through the excise tax is constrained by the degree of competition in the market. This has implications for the effectiveness of excise tax increases as a tobacco control tool.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56

[Africa, South Africa] FMF warns against new smoking ban

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has come under fire from the Free Market Foundation (FMF) over his call to “ban all smoking in public places”. Reacting to what it said was Motsoaledi’s “assault on freedom and individual rights”, the FMF said smoking wa
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Dec 1, 2015 20:01

[Africa, South Africa] Illegal cigarettes worth R4.2m seized

South African Revenue Services (SARS) officials seized R4,2 million worth of illegal cigarettes in two separate raids on the same day earlier this week, the agency said on Wednesday. The raids occurred on Monday November 23 at the Grobler’s Bridge border
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:28
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