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[South Africa] Vaping in SA may cost more if British American Tobacco is allowed to buy Twisp, Competition Commission says

The Competition Commission believes British American Tobacco's (BAT) plan to buy e-cigarette company Twisp would lead to higher vaping prices in South Africa. BAT is already a global e-cigarette player and could've easily entered the South African market
Business Insider
added Jul 27, 2018 21:40
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[Africa, South Africa] Zimbabwean national bust with explosives, illicit cigarettes at border

South African Revenue Service (SARS) on Wednesday said customs officers made busts of capped fused explosives, as well as illicit cigarettes, at the Beitbridge border post in Zimbabwe. Spokesperson Sicelo Mkosi said on July 19, a panel van travelling fro
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04
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[South Africa] CAPE TOWN DECLARATION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND A TOBACCO-FREE WORLD

We, participants in the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, on 7-9 March 2018, and civil society organizations as well as individuals from across the globe, are firmly committed to promoting and protecting publ
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 26, 2018 00:26
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[Africa, South Africa] DREYER: New bill makes it harder for smokers to choose reduced risk products

The proposed Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill, currently open for public comment, seeks to limit the marketing and information that retailers can give to customers...• Warren Dreyer is the owner of JJ Cale Tobacconists.
News24 (za)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:56
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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco bill decrees no smoking in homes

Smokers who puff away in the presence of their domestic workers or gardeners could be fined - or jailed even - if they light up in their own homes. This is one of the provisions in the latest Tobacco Bill which also stipulates that you may not smoke in yo
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:53
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[Africa, South Africa] Vaping industry slams 'moralistic' new tobacco bill

Vaping activists say the latest tobacco bill is ignorant and not based on scientific evidence. The vaping industry says it wants to be seen as a partner in South Africa's health agenda because it is less harmful than smoking. The Africa Harm Reduction A
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:57
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Prevalence and Correlates of Snuff Use, and its Association With Tuberculosis, Among Women Living With HIV in South Africa

A high proportion of nonsmoking South African women living with HIV use snuff, which was a risk factor for TB. Additional research is needed to understand the relationship between snuff, TB, and other potential health risks.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 9, 2018 15:07
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[South Africa] Drinking alcohol and smoking during pregnancy even more deadly than we knew: Study

The danger of even low levels of drinking and smoking by a pregnant woman have been researched in an extensive new study conducted in South Africa and America. Alarmingly‚ the researchers said‚ many mothers-to-be are smoking and boozing. Between 2007 a
Safrica24 (za)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:55
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[South Africa] Drinking and smoking in pregnancy compound the risk for stillbirth, SIDS

Researchers at Stellenbosch University (SU) were involved in a large new study that showed that the combined effect of drinking and smoking in pregnancy compounds the risk for stillbirth and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Between 2007 and 2015, thi
Stellenbosch University (za)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:51
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[South Africa] Illegal cigarette trade costing S.Africa $510 mln a year - study

* Illegal trade spiked under former president Zuma * Investigation into illicit trade dropped by tax agency * Tax boss suspended amid ongoing graft inquiry
Reuters
added Jul 8, 2018 03:01
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