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These are South Africa’s biggest companies

1 British American Tobacco 1 515.0 / 2 SAB Miller 1 392.0
BusinessTech (za)
added Dec 22, 2015 22:33
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[Africa, South Africa] Billions lost to illegal tobacco trade

Roughly R4 billion in South African tax revenue had been lost annually since 2010 due to illicit tobacco trade, it emerged at the annual Anti-Illicit Trade Conference in Cape Town on Tuesday.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 11, 2015 00:39
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[Africa, South Africa] LETTER: SALOOJEE: Smoke and mirrors

(Nicotine nazis hate one thing: pleasure) Leon Louw shows his warped understanding of addiction, tobacco control organisations and the history of the tobacco industry. He makes many false and weird assertions....what he seeks is freedom to harm, not freed
Business Day (za)
added Oct 16, 2015 08:07
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[Africa, South Africa] LOUW: Nicotine nazis hate one thing: pleasure

The post-1970s anti-smoker phenomenon has had four phases. At first, the tobacco industry’s view was that it takes two to tango, so it ignored the assault on consumer rights, hoping it would dissipate. When that failed, it declared war on health claims,
Business Day (za)
added Oct 14, 2015 15:02
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[Africa, South Africa] Bid to stub out all smoking

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi wants to outlaw smoking in certain public areas completely because there is no valid reason to smoke any form of cigarette. “We want to relook the issue of having smoking areas,” he told the Saturday Star. “Can anyone tel
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Oct 4, 2015 10:34
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[Africa, South Africa] FMF opposes tobacco branding legislation

The FMF has roped in “brand guru Jeremy Sampson” to discuss “the erosion of brands and why every South African should be concerned about legislation that undermines the value and presence of brands” on Tuesday. While on the surface the new legislation a
Times LIVE (za)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:12
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[Africa, South Africa] Smokers - not model employees

So Lynnette Guthrie has come out to bat for the smokers. She negates all the evidence, both anecdotal and from numerous formal studies, and supposes that she is the star employee. Well, three years ago, I quit the fags. I know there's nothing worse tha
News24 (za)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:28
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[Africa, South Africa] First e-cigarette ad flights in SA on TV, in cinemas and online

On Monday night, South Africa’s first e-cigarette ad was flighted in the first part of a campaign that will see Twisp ads on television, in cinemas and online. “Twisp is aimed at adults and, as such, all adverts will appear in suitable programmes after t
TheMediaOnline (za)
added Sep 15, 2015 16:27
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[Africa, South Africa] Long-term effects of e-cigarettes still unknown

There may be a health benefit if only current or future smokers begin using the devices – but health may suffer if so-called e-cigarettes made smoking common again, they report in JAMA Internal Medicine. Outcomes in more complex scenarios, which include
Health 24 (za)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:14
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[Africa, South Africa] E-cigarettes shouldn't be marketedas safe

Finally, we should prevent the liberal advertising of e-cigarettes before we land up in a situation where lobbyists for e-cigarettes become so powerful that it becomes impossible to stop them – like we are currently finding with the advertisers of alcoho
News24 (za)
added Aug 18, 2015 05:00
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