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Regulate vapes separately from combustible cigarettes – pro-vaping group

While advovacy group Vaping Saved My Life is not opposed to the regulation of vapes and e-cigarettes, it believes lumping the electronic devices…

Health Dept denies plans to criminalise smoking with new tobacco bill

The Tobacco Control Bill, which is currently before parliament, remains a contentious issue for pro-smoking lobbyists….

Thanks to the EFF, controversy around Pauw’s new book likely to boost sales

The launch of Jacques Pauw’s ‘Our Poisoned Land’ takes place on Thursday evening and will be live-streamed. The EFF has demanded the book…

Smokers who break proposed tobacco laws could face jail time – health dept

Earlier this year, Cabinet approved the submission of the tobacco products control bill to Parliament which could see smoking being banned indoors….

EFF defends Malema against Jacques Pauw’s allegations in latest book

In the book titled ‘Our Poisoned Land’ Pauw refers to parties where Julius Malema is plied with alcohol and given bags of money…

Sakunda Holdings withdraw from planned Rufaro Stadium renovations

Sakunda Holdings have reportedly withdrawn from the proposed renovations of Rufaro Stadium. The energy company had planned to renovate the football…

Government urged to expedite law regulating vaping

Professor Richard van Zyl-Smit conducted a study looking at vaping trends among grade 12 pupils and the results were alarming. It found that…

Is the tobacco bill over-regulation or public good?

Clement Manyathela speaks with the Health Department’s Dr Lynn Moeng-Mahlangu, Asanda Gcoyi, the chief executive of Vapour Products Association of South Africa and…

Tobacco industry fears more regulation will cost jobs, strengthen black market

The Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Control Bill seeks to change where people can smoke and how cigarettes are packaged….

How maverick genius who inspired James Bond’s Q helped POWs to escape from Colditz in Second World War

Eccentric genius Christopher “Clutty” Clayton Hutton helped inmates break out of the notorious German camp. Ben Macintyre’s new book Colditz: Prisoners…