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[South Africa] Vaping could be banned in SA

The national government’s proposed Tobacco Draft Bill threatens to eliminate vaping in South Africa as it tightens the laws on usage, and categorises the alternative with traditional cigarette smoking. The proposed Tobacco Draft Bill intends to place st
capetownetc.com (sa)
added Aug 17, 2018 11:33
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South Africa's parliament considers tougher anti-smoking bill

The Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill would restrict smoking in public places, introduce plain packaging, ban point-of-sale advertising and displays, and scrap the sale of single cigarettes. It is opposed by some businesse
Reuters
added Aug 15, 2018 17:19
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Evidence on the association between cigarette smoking and incident depression from the South African National Income Dynamics Study 2008–2014: mental health implications for a resource-limited setting

The results suggest an important relationship between cigarette smoking and incident depression, particularly among older adolescents, who are developmentally vulnerable and socio-economically disadvantaged to experiencing depression. There is a consider
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:13
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[South Africa] New tobacco bill will put thousands out of work, say industry groups

Informal township traders, farmers and unionised workers have joined the industry pushback against the government’s proposed new tobacco laws...bill seeks to tighten the marketing and sale of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and new-generation pro
BusinessLive (za)
added Aug 10, 2018 16:27
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[South Africa] AUDIO: New Tobacco Bill poses potential safety risk for female smokers

seeks to ban the display of all tobacco products.... Imagine at night and ladies will have to go outside to smoke 10 metres away with the spate of rape currently happening in the country. — Fanny Mokoena, Chairperson of the Gauteng Liquor Forum
702 Talk Radio (za)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:55
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[Africa, South Africa] VEGTER: Tobacco Bill unjustified by government’s own impact assessment

The Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill (‘Tobacco Bill’), which is open for comment until 9 August 2018, imposes draconian new rules and restrictions on the sale and use of tobacco products, and controversially places electro
Daily Maverick (za)
added Aug 7, 2018 16:45
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[South Africa] Vaping in SA may cost more if British American Tobacco is allowed to buy Twisp, Competition Commission says

The Competition Commission believes British American Tobacco's (BAT) plan to buy e-cigarette company Twisp would lead to higher vaping prices in South Africa. BAT is already a global e-cigarette player and could've easily entered the South African market
Business Insider
added Jul 27, 2018 21:40
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[Africa, South Africa] Zimbabwean national bust with explosives, illicit cigarettes at border

South African Revenue Service (SARS) on Wednesday said customs officers made busts of capped fused explosives, as well as illicit cigarettes, at the Beitbridge border post in Zimbabwe. Spokesperson Sicelo Mkosi said on July 19, a panel van travelling fro
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04
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[Africa, South Africa] DREYER: New bill makes it harder for smokers to choose reduced risk products

The proposed Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill, currently open for public comment, seeks to limit the marketing and information that retailers can give to customers...• Warren Dreyer is the owner of JJ Cale Tobacconists.
News24 (za)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:56
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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco bill decrees no smoking in homes

Smokers who puff away in the presence of their domestic workers or gardeners could be fined - or jailed even - if they light up in their own homes. This is one of the provisions in the latest Tobacco Bill which also stipulates that you may not smoke in yo
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:53
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