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Right of reply: Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa response to M&G article
Right of reply: Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa response to M&G article
Francois van der Merwe, the chairperson of the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa, has responded to Bhekisisa's article "Did big...
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...
Should non-smokers get more leave?
Should non-smokers get more leave?
Should companies encourage their employees to quit smoking by giving them time off?
Illicit tobacco trade a threat to jobs — union
Illicit tobacco trade a threat to jobs — union
Illicit traders are a direct threat to thousands of jobs in several industries including the tobacco industry, warned the Food and Allied Workers...
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...
​Betting on addiction is a sure winner
​Betting on addiction is a sure winner
Humankind has often been the source of its own progress — and its own downfall. Nowhere is this better illustrated than on the JSE: look for...
Cape Town’s oldest shop still smoking after 223 years
Cape Town’s oldest shop still smoking after 223 years
On a corner of Greenmarket Square sits the oldest shop in Cape Town, Sturk’s Tobacconists. Four families have owned it since 1793. Currently at...
Malawi tobacco going up in smoke
Malawi tobacco going up in smoke
Malawi’s $165-million-a-year tobacco industry has fallen on hard times, with a growing number of farmers complaining that they can no longer make a...
E-cigarettes the enemy of the health system - Motsoaledi
E-cigarettes the enemy of the health system - Motsoaledi
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi wants to outlaw e-cigarettes. “If it were up to me, I would outright ban electronic cigarettes and I will fight...
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...
From critical condition to stable
From critical condition to stable
When South Africa's democratically elected government came into power in 1994, it faced many challenges left by the apartheid regime, and the...

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