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Batsa begins rollout of Vuse Inspiration Stores in SA
Batsa begins rollout of Vuse Inspiration Stores in SAArticle

British American Tobacco South Africa has opened the doors to the first Vuse Inspiration Store...

29 Mar 2021

Majority of tobacco giants failing to advance harm reduction
Majority of tobacco giants failing to advance harm reductionArticle

The first Tobacco Transformation Index finds that the majority of the 15 largest tobacco companies are not making substantive progress in phasing out cigarettes...

28 Sep 2020

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma
Lockdown Level 3: Some of the detailsArticle

As the country moves towards Level 3 lockdown regulations on 1 June, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, outlined some of the details of the eased regulations...

29 May 2020

Level 4: Hardware, food delivery and winter clothing allowed, but no cigarettes
Level 4: Hardware, food delivery and winter clothing allowed, but no cigarettesArticle

The sale of cigarettes and alcohol will remain prohibited...

30 Apr 2020

#Budget2020: Sin taxes hiked, expanded to heated tobacco products
#Budget2020: Sin taxes hiked, expanded to heated tobacco productsArticle

Smokers and drinkers will have to dig deeper into their pockets for cigarettes and alcohol. This comes after Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announced increases of between 4.4 and 7.5%...

27 Feb 2020

New report presses for radical rethink on child health
New report presses for radical rethink on child healthArticle

According to a new report released this week by a commission of over 40 child and adolescent health experts from around the world, no single country is adequately protecting children's health...

20 Feb 2020

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Many countries regulate e-cigarettes. South Africa should tooArticle

Opinions differ on how to regulate electronic cigarettes. But dozens of countries are taking action. In Africa, Kenya already taxes these products, and South Africa is preparing to follow...

Laura Rossouw 6 Feb 2020

Duke's fake news campaign for Heart and Stroke Foundation more than just hot air
Duke's fake news campaign for Heart and Stroke Foundation more than just hot airArticle

When tasked by the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa with generating awareness around the danger of tobacco and vaping products, Duke, together with the HSFSA, chose specifically to focus on e-cigarettes or vaporisers (vapes)...

Issued by Duke Advertising 19 Sep 2019

BAT eyes vaping growth in Africa with Twisp takeover
BAT eyes vaping growth in Africa with Twisp takeoverArticle

British American Tobacco's acquisition of South African e-cigarette maker Twisp won approval from South Africa's Competition Tribunal on Tuesday...

14 Aug 2019

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The cost of smoking your socksArticle

Dr Helen Weber, Medical Adviser at Sanlam, explores the health implications of cannabis and vaping, and the additional cost of insurance to underwrite these risks...

Dr Helen Weber 6 May 2019

#BudgetSpeech2019: Smokers, drinkers to feel the pinch following sin tax hikes
#BudgetSpeech2019: Smokers, drinkers to feel the pinch following sin tax hikesArticle

In Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's first Budget Speech since his appointment, he announced that sin taxes on alcohol and tobacco will rise...

21 Feb 2019

Philip Morris launches next-generation IQOS devices in SA
Philip Morris launches next-generation IQOS devices in SAArticle

With a vision to phase out traditional cigarette brands in favour of healthier alternatives, Philip Morris International has invested billions of dollars into the R&D of its IQOS range of devices...

Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Dec 2018

Let's talk blockchain
Let's talk blockchainArticle

Shantel Morgan discusses blockchain in today's everyday life and media environment...

Shantel Morgan 30 Apr 2018

Big Tobacco is funding the anti-smoking lobby - but leaked documents reveal the real reason whyArticle

The world's top experts on tobacco and health gathered at a conference in South Africa last week to discuss how to prevent an estimated a billion people dying of smoking-related diseases this century...

Andrew Rowell 23 Mar 2018

Why the e-cigarette industry needs global regulations
Why the e-cigarette industry needs global regulationsArticle

The e-cigarette industry has been increasingly viewed as one of the most disruptive changes in the tobacco market, with vapes now commonly perceived as an alternative to traditional tobacco products...

Tanusree Jain 8 Mar 2018

Switching to e-cigs would delay millions of deaths: study
Switching to e-cigs would delay millions of deaths: studyArticle

A switch from tobacco to e-cigarettes would cut smoking-related deaths by a quarter in the US by 2100, even assuming the gadgets are not risk-free...

3 Oct 2017

E-cigarette manufacturers: Is your labelling in line with global best practice?
E-cigarette manufacturers: Is your labelling in line with global best practice?Article

In South Africa, there is currently no specific legislation that governs the labelling and marketing of e-cigarettes and other products in the wider vape industry. However this legal situation could change...

Issued by Pyrotec 23 Aug 2017

Is BAT going up in smoke?
Is BAT going up in smoke?Article

The warm glow of market sentiment usually reserved for highly profitable cigarette giant British American Tobacco has been stubbed out...

8 Aug 2017

The huff and puff surrounding e-cigarette regulation in South Africa
The huff and puff surrounding e-cigarette regulation in South AfricaArticle

There is currently no specific legislation that regulates the composition, labelling, marketing and sale of e-cigarettes in South Africa...

Jeanette Visagie 14 May 2017

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You are about to be banned!Article

Of course we all know that the advertising bans of alcohol products is getting closer and closer...

Chris Brewer 8 May 2017

E-cigarettes a "major public health concern": US surgeon general
E-cigarettes a "major public health concern": US surgeon generalArticle

E-cigarette use is exploding among young people and is now "a major public health concern," the US surgeon general warned...

9 Dec 2016

Proponents challenge WHO findings on vaping dangers
Proponents challenge WHO findings on vaping dangersArticle

A UKCTAS report criticising many of WHO's findings on vaping is likely to focus attention on the need to separate vaping from smoking...

14 Nov 2016

To vape or not to vape
To vape or not to vapeArticle

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is predicting that this century alone, a billion lives will be lost to smoking. A Billion Lives is a documentary film that examines vaping and e-cigarettes as a healthy alternative to smoking...

Danette Breitenbach 22 Sep 2016

Budget 2016: predictions and expectations
Budget 2016: predictions and expectationsArticle

Time is slowly ticking as we wait for the clock to strike 14.00 on 24 February 2016. Certainly South Africa is in a very different position to just one year ago. Then, the rand was trading...

Tertius Troost 9 Feb 2016

'Un-Islamic' vaping catches fire in Malaysia amid govt backlash
'Un-Islamic' vaping catches fire in Malaysia amid govt backlashArticle

KUALA LUMPUR - At Malaysian e-cigarette outlet Vape Empire, customers kick back and puff out thick, aromatic clouds of vapour in funky flavours like Horny Mango and Creamy Suckerz' Banana Anna...

31 Dec 2015

E-cigarette ad goes live on South African TV, cinema
E-cigarette ad goes live on South African TV, cinemaArticle

Cape Town based e-cigarette company Twisp has launched a campaign on TV and cinema for its electronic cigarettes, displaying the use of e-cigarettes or 'vaping'...

23 Sep 2015

Cigarettes' troubled future as alternatives steam ahead
Cigarettes' troubled future as alternatives steam aheadArticle

Like a snail with the baggage of its history/legacy of legislation on its back, the world cigarettes market slowly toiled downhill in 2014, recording a barely there volume decline of -0.4% and continuing its downward trajectory in every region of the world bar Asia-Pacific...

Zora Milenkovic 29 Jun 2015

Gordon Cook
Let us encourage brand activismArticle

How decent, healthy and authentic are our brands? Are we sufficiently activistic about those which are dishonest or even harmful?...

Gordon Cook 27 Mar 2015

E-cigarettes: The benefits and risks
E-cigarettes: The benefits and risksArticle

E-cigarettes, also referred to as e-cigs, have become increasingly popular with smokers over the recent years. They are battery powered devices that act as a substitute for traditional tobacco cigarettes...

Charles Mburugu 18 Nov 2014

E-cigarettes to be regulated in US
E-cigarettes to be regulated in USArticle

WASHINGTON: US regulators proposed new restrictions on the US$2bn market in e-cigarettes, which until now have been free from federal regulation.

25 Apr 2014

New York bans e-cigarettes in public places
New York bans e-cigarettes in public placesArticle

NEW YORK, USA: New York City has voted to extend its strict smoking ban to electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), barring them from bars, restaurants, parks, beaches and other public places.

23 Dec 2013

E-cigarette use doubles among US teens: CDC study
E-cigarette use doubles among US teens: CDC studyArticle

WASHINGTON, USA: - The number of American teenagers and some children younger than that who are using electronic cigarettes doubled in 2012, a trend US health authorities say is "deeply troubling".

9 Sep 2013

E-cigarette makers go to war with EU
E-cigarette makers go to war with EUArticle

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Makers and users of electronic cigarettes on Tuesday (3 September) went to war against the European Union's plans to class the devices as medicinal products, saying any such move would end up harming public health.

4 Sep 2013

Smokers push BAT's profits to £2.94bn
Smokers push BAT's profits to £2.94bnArticle

British American Tobacco‚ the world's second-largest tobacco group by market share‚ reported a 4% rise in first-half revenue to £7.57bn on Wednesday (31 July)‚ as price increases helped offset falling consumption.

Zeenat Moorad 2 Aug 2013

Smoking's lingering dangers...Article

Health hazards: Clinging tobacco smoke reacts with nitrous acid and produces dangerous carcinogens.

9 Feb 2010

Proof lacking on e-cigarettes' safety, experts warnArticle

There is a worrying lack of safety data on electronic cigarettes, despite their growing popularity with the public, two leading Greek researchers have warned.

21 Jan 2010

Electronic cigarettes exempt from new smoking lawsArticle

As smoking laws place more restrictions on when and where one can smoke, electronic cigarettes are becoming the preferred alternative, offering smokers the opportunity to cut down on the harmful chemicals that they inhale and emit while successfully avoiding prosecution.

18 Sep 2009

Electronically avoid new smoking laws
Electronically avoid new smoking lawsArticle

The new anti-smoking laws that make smoking illegal in ‘partially enclosed' public places such as covered patios, verandas, balconies, walkways and parking areas and the restriction of under-18s into smoking areas is putting more pressure on smokers to adapt their habits.

17 Sep 2009

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