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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

[Africa, South Africa] 'Quit smoking, start vaping and save your life'

BURNING QUESTION: The Electronic-Cigarette Association of SA has erected a billboard...overlooking the N1 highway in Johannesburg with the phrase: "E-Cigarettes Save Lives." The line is from an article in the UK's Spectator magazine by Dr Derek Yach, a
Times LIVE (za)
added Aug 4, 2015 11:45

South Africa: Like Inhaling Smoke? Ride Metrorail.

A complete disregard for the no-smoking notices and rules on Metrorail trains and at stations by many commuters poses a daily health hazard to thousands of their fellow travelers. And Metrorail appears powerless to enforce the law.
added Aug 3, 2015 21:06

[Africa, South Africa] Reynolds may give BAT second wind

BRITISH American Tobacco’s sizeable stake in the enlarged Reynolds American group promises to deliver increased returns for the second-largest cigarette maker, which on Wednesday posted slower first-half sales amid declining cigarette volumes.
Business Day (za)
added Jul 30, 2015 06:58

[Africa, South Africa] LETTER: SALOOJEE: Louw obscures tobacco’s ugly truth

Mr Louw opposes the sensible regulation of tobacco products and instead seeks "freedom" for drug peddlers to create child addicts and to maim and kill customers. More than 6-million deaths a year from tobacco use are not enough for Mr Louw — he wants mo
Business Day (za)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:35

[Africa, South Africa] BAT seen as outperforming despite decline in smoking prevalence rate

BRITISH American Tobacco (BAT) saw its share price rally nearly 4% in midday trade on the JSE on Wednesday, after a number of research firms said they expected the company to outperform in the next few years.
Business Day (za)
added Jun 21, 2015 15:25

[Africa, South Africa] Zim’s tobacco industry on the ropes

The tobacco auctioning season on Friday reached Day 68. However, about 20,769 growers who had sold their crop in the 2014 auctioning season have failed to do so this season...TIMB) chief executive officer Andrew Matibiri in an emailed response late Frida
The Citizen (za)
added Jun 15, 2015 08:59

[Africa, South Africa] Anti-tobacco advocate says electronic cigarettes are potential life-savers

The SA Government must stop over-regulating e-cigarettes and doctors should recommend them to patients who smoke, says anti-tobacco expert Dr Derek Yach... Speaking at a media lunch hosted by the Electronic-cigarette Association of South Africa (EASA) in
Health 24 (za)
added Jun 9, 2015 01:21

[South Africa] Africa: Interview with Dr Kgosi Letlape - Globlal Forum on Nicotine- June 6, 2015 Warsaw 2015

I would promote an intense education campaign about the alternatives to combustible cigarettes and people need to be educated about the whole spectrum that is available. Because understand that smokeless, snus tobacco has a lower disease profile than com
added Jun 15, 2015 21:26

[South Africa] Tobacco industry on its knees as cigarette vehicle hijackers strike gold

Heavily armed criminal gangs are plundering the lucrative tobacco industry, carrying out at least four hijackings a day on vehicles transporting cigarettes. "You 'hit' a vehicle transporting cigarettes and you strike gold," said Francois van der Merwe,
Times LIVE (za)
added Jun 5, 2015 07:19
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