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[Africa, South Africa] BAT signs MoU to help emerging tobacco farmers in E Cape

Tobacco farming is making a comeback in the Eastern Cape with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the JSE’s second-largest company by market capitalisation – British American Tobacco South Africa (BATSA) – and the Eastern Cape Developmen
News24 (za)
added May 15, 2018 19:54
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South Africans could be jailed for up to 3 months for smoking in public, a new draft law proposes

The draft Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill (Cotped), gazetted on Wednesday, bans smoking in all enclosed public spaces and enclosed workplaces. This means the removal of dedicated smoking areas in restaurants. Smoking wi
Business Insider
added May 14, 2018 13:34
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[Africa, South Africa] Kids exposed to second hand smoke more likely to land up in ICU, says Dr

Second hand tobacco smoke directly increases the risk of many respiratory illnesses and infections in children, explains Dr Salome Abbott. Children exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to get pneumonia, bronchitis, and other severe long-term prob
Cape Talk: THE John Maytham SHOW (za)
added May 11, 2018 21:58
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[Africa, South Africa] Nearly half of restaurants in SA already completely smoke free

A study's found that 45% of restaurants in SA are already completely smoke free. A University of Cape Town (UCT) study, published in the South African Medical Journal, conducted an analysis of smoking policies in restaurants since 2001. The aim was to
Cape Talk: THE John Maytham SHOW (za)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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Smoking laws: Five huge changes proposed for South Africa

The proposed Control of Tobacco and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill has been opened up for public debate. Dramatic changes to South African smoking laws could soon become a reality, should the bill receive Parliamentary approval. The changes are said t
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added May 9, 2018 14:17
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[Africa, South Africa] Foundation fired up by 'racist' proposed tobacco bill

Advocacy group the Free Market Foundation believes government’s new proposed tobacco bill is racist and anti-transformative. .. If the bill is passed in parliament it will bring a ban to all public smoking‚ including already designated areas found in res
Times LIVE (za)
added May 4, 2018 17:09
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[Africa, South Africa] PROVISIONS IN PROPOSED TOBACCO BILL WILL INCREASE ILLICIT TRADE, SAYS INSTITUTE

The proposal includes a full ban on smoking in public places and increasing the distance of no-smoking perimeters around buildings, among other things...The Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa says provisions in the proposed Tobacco Bill will increase t
Eyewitness News (za)
added May 4, 2018 16:57
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[Africa, South Africa] SA loses big as smuggling accounts for 23% of cigarettes smoked

In a report entitled Illicit Tobacco Trade in South Africa, released in March 2018, Japan Tobacco says this is because of the illicit industry’s high profit margins due to the non-payment of taxes, relative ease of production and movement and low detecti
News24 (za)
added May 5, 2018 19:30
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[South Africa] EDITORIAL: Proposed smoking law a step too far

Thys Visser, the late CEO of investment holding firm Remgro, is credited with having said something to this effect: "There are more serious problems than smoking a cigarette." Of course, Visser had to say that — he made a living from manufacturing cigare
BusinessLive (za)
added May 3, 2018 19:25
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[Africa, South Africa] SA restaurateurs support the #smokingban

The results of a University of Cape Town (UCT) study shows that the #smokingban has the support of local restaurant owners and managers The study, which canvassed views in South Africa’s restaurant industry, was published by the South African Medical Jo
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added May 3, 2018 17:53
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