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SA’s dirty, dangerous habit
SA’s dirty, dangerous habit
Remember the Bulelani Ngcuka debacle? That was when, in 2003, accusations that he had been an apartheid spy issued from the Jacob Zuma camp and led...
Smoking giant China planning e-cigarette regulation
Smoking giant China planning e-cigarette regulation
China is planning to regulate e-cigarettes in an attempt to stave off a new gateway addiction in what is already the world's largest smoking...
Taxes to ashes: The smoking gun
Taxes to ashes: The smoking gun
The government has been increasing taxes on cigarettes for years so it is no surprise to learn that the taxman gets R17 from a pack of 20 selling...
Illegal cigarette brand a top seller in SA
Illegal cigarette brand a top seller in SA
An illegal cigarette brand, RG, is now the biggest seller in the country, research released by the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa shows.
Tobacco ‘epidemic’ in Africa fuelled by fewer filters
Tobacco ‘epidemic’ in Africa fuelled by fewer filters
Many African countries with poor tobacco controls are an attractive destination for cigarette companies, according to a study on trends in the...
The high price of cigarettes
The high price of cigarettes
By now, we all know that smoking cigarettes is bad for your health. But it can also be bad for the health of the people that make those cigarettes...
Vaping could pose a cancer risk, study finds
Vaping could pose a cancer risk, study finds
Vaping may raise the risk of cancer because it leads to DNA damage, even though it contains fewer carcinogens than tobacco smoke, a United States...
Unfiltered Trump gets boot as BuzzFeed likens ads to cigarettes
Unfiltered Trump gets boot as BuzzFeed likens ads to cigarettes
BuzzFeed terminated a deal to run “Trump for President” advertising on its website, likening the decision to rejecting spots for cigarettes....
Smokers struggle more to find jobs
Smokers struggle more to find jobs
Though it’s long been known that smokers are more likely to be unemployed, it was not known whether smoking itself was in some way damaging...
Florida jury awards $23-billion damages against RJ Reynolds
Florida jury awards $23-billion damages against RJ Reynolds
A Florida jury has awarded the widow of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer punitive damages of more than $23-billion in her lawsuit against the...
A tobacco addict comes clean
A tobacco addict comes clean
It was an inauspicious Saturday morning; completely forgettable had it not been for that ... one moment. A moment of innocence still seared in my...

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