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South African Airways Makes First Flight Using Fuel From Tobacco

South African Airways completed a flight using jet fuel made from a tobacco plant, its first contribution to the global push to power more air journeys from renewable resources. SAA used 6,300 liters of bio jet fuel for the one-way trip to Cape Town fro
Bloomberg News
added Jul 15, 2016 21:36

[Africa, South Africa] Smokers stub out traditional cigarettes in favour of ‘vaping’

South Africans are vaping up a storm. E-cigarette franchises, between 60 and 70 in the country, are reporting exponential growth in the local market as traditional cigarette smokers use the devices to quit tobacco based cigarettes.
Business Day (za)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:30
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[Africa, South Africa] Vaping lights up profits

E-cigarette retailers are reporting remarkable growth as smokers use the devices to quit tobacco. One of the biggest brands, Twisp, reports that sales grew 4000% between 2012 and 2016. Former smoker and keen "vaper" Sharri van Zyl, who owns four e-ciga
Times LIVE (za)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:30

[Africa, Australia, South Africa] Blank non-brand packing won't stop smokers

This is according to a study conducted by Helvin Manuel, an MBA graduate of the University of Stellenbosch Business School... The study, which was prompted by the South African government’s proposed introduction of plain tobacco packaging, also found tha
The Citizen (za)
added Jun 17, 2016 02:16

[Africa, South Africa] The jury's out: Will plain packaging stop smoking?

As part of his MBA at University of Stellenbosch Business School, Helvin Manuel investigated the potential impact of non-branded packaging on the purchasing behaviour and product experience of cigarette consumers, drawing on additional learning from Aust (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added Jun 8, 2016 17:54

[Africa, Australia, South Africa] New cigarette law may not stop smokers: study

As part of his MBA, Manuel studied the potential impact of non-branded packaging on the purchasing behaviour and product experience of cigarette consumers drawing on additional learning from Australia...found that the longer consumers interacted with the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:17

[Africa, South Africa] Slow burn on fags law

Motsoaledi said in 2012 he would make sure cigarettes were sold in plain packaging to offset the glamour associated with smoking and reduce cancer. Four years later Motsoaledi was making the same promise on World No Tobacco Day, suggesting his department
Times LIVE (za)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:13

[Africa, South Africa] SA's Health Department to go after ecigarettes

In a recent interview with SABC on World No Tobacco Day, Motsoaledi said that electronic cigs should be treated the say way as normal tobacco cigarettes. “We are looking at it very carefully. In the last framework (at the) Convention on Tobacco Control o (za)
added Jun 5, 2016 13:45

[Africa, South Africa] JOHNSON: Plain packaging of tobacco is plain disastrous

The WHO decided to exploit this year’s World No Tobacco Day to launch an unfounded campaign to lobby governments across the globe to enact ineffective plain-packaging schemes. Plain-packaging regulations replace brand-specific tobacco labels – like the
Business Day (za)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:50

[South Africa] VIDEO: Doctor Aaron Motsoaledi on World No Tobacco Day

To talk to us more about World No Tobacco Day and the smoking culture in South Africa we are now joined by Minister of Health Doctor Aaron Motsoaledi.
You Tube
added Jun 4, 2016 03:58
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