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[South Africa] More British American Tobacco shares might be sold by Reinet

The group’s investment in BAT remains its single largest investment position, with the firm holding 68.1million shares in BAT, representing some 2.97percent of BAT’s issued share capital. The company said the decrease in its net asset value of 604millio
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:37
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[South Africa] Department of Health reveal plans to ban smoking in all public places

Designated smoking areas would be consigned to the history books, should this bill become ratified in Parliament. It’s all part of the government’s wider war on cigarettes, which also features plans to ban the display of smokes at retailers, and to remov
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added Nov 14, 2017 04:20
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[Africa, South Africa] Vaping draws fire in war on smoking

Anti-tobacco lobbyists want legislation amended to include the latest smoking craze, which some say also has harmful effects. Executive director of the National Council Against Smoking Savera Kalideen said vaping products should not be compared to cigar
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 10, 2017 16:49
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[South Africa] A $1,000 Day in Cape Town for $100

at Bascule Bar, where a high roller can truly indulge his or her inner Gatsby with whiskey and cigars ... to choose from, as well as a number of choice cigars....Fire up a Montecristo No. 2 Cuban cigar for an additional 435 rand and relax in an extravagan
New York Times
added Nov 9, 2017 19:54
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[South Africa] Hoist with his own petard

(WCTOH) has said that anyone affiliated with ‘Philip Morris International’s Foundation for a Smoke-free World’ is ineligible...founder and president-designate of the Foundation, Dr. Derek Yach, was one...responsible for initiating the FCTC.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 20, 2017 18:41
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[Africa, China, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco export earnings up 13pc

The bulk of the tobacco to mainly South Africa and China since the beginning of 2017. Statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board’s Week 35 Bulletin for the week ending September 1 show that China accounted for over 18,6 million kgs valued at US$
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:12
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[Africa, South Africa] Higher age restriction demanded for movies with smoking scenes

Are you worried that Cruella's smoking habit, however much part of her character in 101 Dalmations, could give your children the idea that it is cool to light up? A group of America's leading health organisations is now demanding that any movie that dep
Health 24 (za)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Africa, South Africa, UK] No scientific credibility to claim that vaping is 95% safer than traditional cigarettes

South Africa’s advertising watchdog ordered electronic cigarette seller Twisp to pull a radio ad saying its products are “95% safer than smoking”. Yet the claim still appears on its website. It’s also on the website of a Twisp competitor, Vaperite. Both
Africa Check
added Jul 12, 2017 03:22
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[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
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Prevalence and correlates of smoking among people living with HIV in South Africa

As long-term HIV care continues to improve, more people living with HIV (PLWH) will die of diseases, including tuberculosis, for which smoking plays an important causal role. The prevalence of smoking is markedly higher among PLWH in high-resource settin
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 21, 2017 18:06
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