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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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[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
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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.
All-Africa.com
added Aug 3, 2015 21:06
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[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
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[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
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[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
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