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[Africa, South Africa] To vape or not to vape?

The popularity of e-cigarettes is increasing rapidly in South Africa, with “a proliferation of vape stores in shopping malls and places where young people congregate”, Kalideen says. The industry is clearly targeting young people by introducing flavours
News24 (za)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:28
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[South Africa] Africa a 'prime target' for tobacco companies - study

A study by University of Cape Town’s Economics of Tobacco Control Project (ETCP), titled Trends in cigarette demand and supply in Africa, says that as a developing continent, Africa has become a "prime target" for the tobacco industry. This is given its
News24 (za)
added Aug 30, 2018 16:41
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[Africa, South Africa] Professionals co-opted to back tobacco giants

Over the past three months, the tobacco industry has mounted a massive campaign against government’s proposed legislation to clamp down on smoking and to control electronic cigarettes – and a key part of this has involved co-opting journalists, health pr
Daily Maverick (za)
added Aug 21, 2018 12:21
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[South Africa] Vaping could be banned in SA

The national government’s proposed Tobacco Draft Bill threatens to eliminate vaping in South Africa as it tightens the laws on usage, and categorises the alternative with traditional cigarette smoking. The proposed Tobacco Draft Bill intends to place st
capetownetc.com (za)
added Aug 17, 2018 11:33
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South Africa's parliament considers tougher anti-smoking bill

The Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill would restrict smoking in public places, introduce plain packaging, ban point-of-sale advertising and displays, and scrap the sale of single cigarettes. It is opposed by some businesse
Reuters
added Aug 15, 2018 17:19
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Evidence on the association between cigarette smoking and incident depression from the South African National Income Dynamics Study 2008–2014: mental health implications for a resource-limited setting

The results suggest an important relationship between cigarette smoking and incident depression, particularly among older adolescents, who are developmentally vulnerable and socio-economically disadvantaged to experiencing depression. There is a consider
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:13
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[South Africa] New tobacco bill will put thousands out of work, say industry groups

Informal township traders, farmers and unionised workers have joined the industry pushback against the government’s proposed new tobacco laws...bill seeks to tighten the marketing and sale of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and new-generation pro
BusinessLive (za)
added Aug 10, 2018 16:27
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[South Africa] AUDIO: New Tobacco Bill poses potential safety risk for female smokers

seeks to ban the display of all tobacco products.... Imagine at night and ladies will have to go outside to smoke 10 metres away with the spate of rape currently happening in the country. — Fanny Mokoena, Chairperson of the Gauteng Liquor Forum
702 Talk Radio (za)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:55
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[Africa, South Africa] VEGTER: Tobacco Bill unjustified by government’s own impact assessment

The Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill (‘Tobacco Bill’), which is open for comment until 9 August 2018, imposes draconian new rules and restrictions on the sale and use of tobacco products, and controversially places electro
Daily Maverick (za)
added Aug 7, 2018 16:45
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[Africa, South Africa] How ‘Big Tobacco’ derailed Sars’ investigative ability

It’s a tragic tale of industrial espionage, profit-shifting schemes, disinformation, an alleged honeypot triple spy and questionable journalism. A new study attributing the loss of R7 billion to the fiscus through the illicit trade of tobacco and cigaret
The Citizen (za)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:57
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