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The tobacco sales ban is a giant stimulus package for organised crime

We should learn from history that prohibitions tend not to work, even if the intention is good

Alcohol and tobacco: Time for a reality check

If the government relaxes its total ban, there’s more chance of people modifying their behaviour, for example, not sharing cigarettes or drinking from the same bottle

Drug-policy NGOs call for alcohol and cigarette sales ban to be lifted

NGOs say the lockdown has detrimental effects on people living with substance dependence, as they try to get their fix amid heavy restriction of movement

It’s time for a new conversation to reduce smoking rates

a smoke-free future is possible for our country, and the world

Let’s change SA’s mind on psychedelics

The major hurdle is not so much an absence of science, or safety, as it is unthinking religious, moral or cultural panic

No smoke without fire: Tobacco companies in quiet return to Formula One

​Tobacco giants Philip Morris and British American Tobacco have formed partnerships with scientific research subsidiaries and Formula 1 teams

Illicit tobacco trade team targeted fellow Sars employees

In a probe which cost taxpayers R3-million, a senior Sars’ acting senior manager was targeted

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?"

Tobacco ‘epidemic’ in Africa fuelled by fewer filters

Cigarette consumption in Africa rose by 40% between 1990 and 2012

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