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Spaza and Tuckshop Association says NO to Tobacco Bill

The South African Spaza and Tuckshop Association adds its voice to the issue

The purpose of the organisation is to make the benefits of collective bargaining available to its members: spaza shops, tuckshops, general dealers, hair salons, and clothing stalls.

  • by Spotong
  • Nov 14, 2018
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New Tobacco Bill Is Deeply Flawed

Government’s interference is a threat to rights of individuals, private property owners and bad for small business

The Minister, in other words, will have the power to ban smoking outright throughout South Africa, a fantasy the current health minister has had for a long time.

  • by Spotong
  • Aug 6, 2018
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Tobacco smoke

If you’re a smoker, there’s a very good chance it will kill you!

Tobacco smoke is the single most preventable cause of death globally and is currently responsible for killing one in 10 adults worldwide, or one person every six seconds.

  • by Spotong
  • Sep 16, 2013
  • 1076

Infringements on people's rights

Musa Ntshangase, general secretary, Gauteng Liquor Forum

While most laws are created to protect the best interests of the society, some laws are just illogical and impractical.

  • by Spotong
  • Dec 10, 2018
  • 884
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Stubbing out the Illicit cigarette trade

The impact of illegal tobacco

Approximately 23% of all cigarettes consumed in South Africa during 2016 were illicit, with the incidence exceeding 50% in certain channels.

  • by Spotong
  • May 15, 2018
  • 1055