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[South Africa] EDITORIAL: Proposed smoking law a step too far

Thys Visser, the late CEO of investment holding firm Remgro, is credited with having said something to this effect: "There are more serious problems than smoking a cigarette." Of course, Visser had to say that — he made a living from manufacturing cigare
BusinessLive (za)
added May 3, 2018 19:25
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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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[Africa, South Africa] SA restaurateurs support the #smokingban

The results of a University of Cape Town (UCT) study shows that the #smokingban has the support of local restaurant owners and managers The study, which canvassed views in South Africa’s restaurant industry, was published by the South African Medical Jo
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added May 3, 2018 17:53
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[South Africa] Tougher smoking ban gets nod of approval

Most restaurant owners support a full ban on smoking in their establishments, according to a recent study. The Cabinet has approved the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill, which provides for a ban on smoking at outdoor publi
BusinessLive (za)
added May 3, 2018 17:50
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[South Africa] New study reveals restaurant owners support a full ban on smoking

While Tobacco companies across the world are targeting the African and developing market, Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi is not happy to sit back and watch the damage being done. Motsoaledi has proposed new strict laws against smoking, now, the rest
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added May 3, 2018 17:48
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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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