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Historic tobacconist decides to quit

The Cape Town institution, which has traded from the same location for 200 years, has been forced from its premises because of being unable to sell tobacco during the lockdown

Mboweni, take a chance and take back the tax — it’s time to hike tobacco taxes

In his speech, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni reprioritised millions for new health workers and hospital upgrades. Here’s what he needs to do next.

Right of reply: Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa response to M&G article

The chairperson of the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa has responded to Bhekisisa's article "​Did big tobacco buy Twitter?"

​Big tobacco ‘boosts’ little farmers

The tobacco industry in Southern Africa is taking action to improve small-scale agriculture in the region.

Malawi is struggling to kick the habit but companies keep it dependent on tobacco

The country knows it needs to diversify its agriculture, but the vested interests of multinational giants is hampering its efforts.

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire

Some researchers say e-cigarettes are less toxic than tobacco, but they are certainly addictive.

Child workers in danger on US tobacco farms

HRW documents the shocking conditions on tobacco farms in the US, where child workers are exposed to nicotine, toxic pesticides and other dangers.

Transatlantic trade deal is too opaque

The paucity of available information has only served to confuse the issue further.

Zimbabwe’s forests are going up in smoke

The country's tobacco industry is recovering well – but at the expense of food and the environment.

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