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Understand the Science Behind Electronic Vaping Products to Legislate Them Properly

One of the most remarkable developments in post-apartheid South Africa has been the enactment of an array of progressive legislation that gives practical expression to the essence of freedom. However, there are notable exceptions to this progressive trajectory. The country’s recent history is awash with examples of lawmakers demonstrating a penchant for regulating industries that …

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The Global Forum on Nicotine: An Opportunity to Deepen the Dialogue on Vaping

As the world continues to grapple with the economic and social effects of the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), and with the realisation that this virus will be part of our lives for a long-time to come, governments have been relaxing some of the stringent restrictions that characterised the initial response to the pandemic, such as hard …

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Post-Budget Speech commentary

Fin24OnlineLIVE | We will make the best of these times, says Mboweni / BUDGET WRAP: Treasury proposes major wage cut to rein in deficitLink MoneywebOnlineSA unit of Philip Morris welcomes tax stance on cigarette alternativesLink African IndependentOnlinePraise for Budget Speech 2020Link Cape Argus PM editionPrintHeated tobacco now part of sin taxesLink eNews Channel AfricaBroadcastNightline – …

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The Ban On The Sale Of Vaping Products During The Lockdown

There are some sectors of the South African society that are growing frustrated with the prolonged lockdown and some government regulations and restrictions on level 4. Chief among the frustration has been the unbanning and banning of the sale of cigarettes and Electronic Vaping Products (EVPs) with government stating that the banning was extended for …

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