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[South Africa] ADD YOUR NAME TO THE CAPE TOWN DECLARATION

153 organizations from around the world have signed the Cape Town Declaration which asserts that: “the manufacture, marketing and sale of tobacco are incompatible with the human right to health,” and that it is “the obligation of States to address human
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 1, 2018 05:02
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New South African smoking laws will change how – and where – you can smoke at work

On 9 May 2018, the draft Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill was published for public comment. Among other changes the bill plans to introduce two a zero-tolerance policy on in-door smoking in public places, as well as the r
BusinessTech (za)
added May 29, 2018 03:11
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[Nigeria, South Africa] In Poor Countries, Antismoking Activists Face Threats and Violence

Six years ago, more than a dozen men with AK-47s shot their way into Akinbode Oluwafemi’s home in Lagos, Nigeria. They killed his house guard and his brother-in-law...He was one of several tobacco control advocates at last week’s 17th World Conference on
New York Times
added May 16, 2018 19:10
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[Africa, South Africa] BAT signs MoU to help emerging tobacco farmers in E Cape

Tobacco farming is making a comeback in the Eastern Cape with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the JSE’s second-largest company by market capitalisation – British American Tobacco South Africa (BATSA) – and the Eastern Cape Developmen
News24 (za)
added May 15, 2018 19:54
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South Africans could be jailed for up to 3 months for smoking in public, a new draft law proposes

The draft Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill (Cotped), gazetted on Wednesday, bans smoking in all enclosed public spaces and enclosed workplaces. This means the removal of dedicated smoking areas in restaurants. Smoking wi
Business Insider
added May 14, 2018 13:34
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[Africa, South Africa] Kids exposed to second hand smoke more likely to land up in ICU, says Dr

Second hand tobacco smoke directly increases the risk of many respiratory illnesses and infections in children, explains Dr Salome Abbott. Children exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to get pneumonia, bronchitis, and other severe long-term prob
Cape Talk: THE John Maytham SHOW (za)
added May 11, 2018 21:58
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[Africa, South Africa] Nearly half of restaurants in SA already completely smoke free

A study's found that 45% of restaurants in SA are already completely smoke free. A University of Cape Town (UCT) study, published in the South African Medical Journal, conducted an analysis of smoking policies in restaurants since 2001. The aim was to
Cape Talk: THE John Maytham SHOW (za)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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Smoking laws: Five huge changes proposed for South Africa

The proposed Control of Tobacco and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill has been opened up for public debate. Dramatic changes to South African smoking laws could soon become a reality, should the bill receive Parliamentary approval. The changes are said t
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added May 9, 2018 14:17
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[Africa, South Africa] SA loses big as smuggling accounts for 23% of cigarettes smoked

In a report entitled Illicit Tobacco Trade in South Africa, released in March 2018, Japan Tobacco says this is because of the illicit industry’s high profit margins due to the non-payment of taxes, relative ease of production and movement and low detecti
News24 (za)
added May 5, 2018 19:30
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[South Africa] State expects tobacco industry pushback over tough new smoking laws

The Department of Health’s new bill on tobacco products proposes a complete ban on smoking in outdoor public places, prohibits vending machines and brings e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery devices into the regulatory fold for the first
BusinessLive (za)
added May 4, 2018 18:42
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