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[South Africa] Editorial | Tighter tobacco laws need teeth

What the new bill does offer in way of a concrete move to reduce health hazards is the regulation of e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine devices for the first time. There has been growing evidence for some years now that such smoking alternatives
HeraldLive (za)
added May 3, 2018 18:04
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[South Africa] State expects tobacco industry pushback over tough new smoking laws

The Department of Health’s new bill on tobacco products proposes a complete ban on smoking in outdoor public places, prohibits vending machines and brings e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery devices into the regulatory fold for the first
BusinessLive (za)
added May 4, 2018 18:42
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South Africa: the complex politics impeding tobacco control progress

the National Department of Health has drafted a law to introduce plain packaging, ban indoor smoking, remove point-of-sale advertising, regulate alternative nicotine delivery products, etc., but the law is stuck within government. The impasse though is n
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 30, 2018 21:09
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[South Africa] Cabinet green lights tighter tobacco laws (including e-cigarettes)

Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi says the new regulations on tobacco are not strict. Following the International conference on tobacco and health in February 2018, many speakers complained that South Africa was far behind in terms of anti-tobacco smok
702 Talk Radio (za)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:46
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How South Africa's new smoking laws could change your work day

Two of the biggest proposed changes include a zero-tolerance policy on in-door smoking in public places, as well as the requirement that smokers must be at least 10 metres away from public entrances. While nearly every office in the country already has
BusinessTech (za)
added Apr 28, 2018 14:56
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[Africa, South Africa] CABINET APPROVES NEW TOBACCO BILL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

The new bill is intended to replace the 1993 Tobacco Control Act... “It addresses key areas relating to indoor public areas, display of tobacco products at point of sea, use of electronic devices and the introduction of plain packaging of tobacco product
Eyewitness News (za)
added Apr 26, 2018 18:51
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[South Africa] Bill to get cigarettes into plain packaging now out for public comment

The Cabinet has approved the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill for public comment. The bill will repeal the Tobacco Products Control Act, and will aim to promote public health and align SA’s tobacco control law with the Wor
BusinessLive (za)
added Apr 26, 2018 17:00
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[South Africa] Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 25 April 2018

Cabinet approved for the publication of the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill of 2017 in the Government Gazette for public comments. The Bill repeals the Tobacco Products Control Act, 1993 (Act 83 of 1993) so as to promote
South African Government News Agency (za)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:04
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[China, South Africa] Ensuring a transparent, inclusive, civilian and scientific-oriented World Tobacco Control Conference – statement from Taiwanese delegates

On the last day of the World Conference, we asked the conference secretariat for an explanation and justification of the revocation of Taiwanese delegates’ conference registration.... For what reason(s) were the delegates excluded? 3. Why was this WCTOH
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 23, 2018 01:58
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[South Africa] Reports, interviews and photos from #WCTOH2018 Uniting the World for a Smoke Free Generation

This page brings together comprehensive coverage of WCTOH2018, and will be regularly updated.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Mar 26, 2018 15:30
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