The Budget presents a dilemma to the unions. Mboweni himself grappled with the conflicting demands, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
The findings of a new study suggest that mothers-to-be's combined exposures to alcohol and tobacco have a synergistic effect on SIDS risk.
Researchers found that the emissions from a widely used heat-not-burn device 'do exist' and are not negligible.
The Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association has apologised to the SA Revenue Service and any of its employees who may have been harmed by FITA's members, saying the association was building a "new relationship" with the tax agency.
The US Preventive Services Task Force says that more research is needed on ways to help young people quit using tobacco.
This year, World No Tobacco Day draws attention to the negative impact that tobacco has on people’s lung health, from cancer to chronic respiratory disease.
The FDA confirmed that IQOS, Philip Morris International's electrically heated tobacco system, is appropriate for the protection of public health and has authorised it for sale in the US.
The Sunday Times newspaper referenced two internal Spar emails stating that its shops had been ordered not to stock certain brands produced by members of the Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association.
The skyrocketing growth of young people's e-cigarette use over the past year threatens to erase progress made in reducing youth tobacco use. It's putting a new generation at risk for nicotine addiction, says a top US health official.
Tax collection from cigarettes has declined, despite successive "sin tax hikes", amidst an increase in illicit tobacco products, according to research conducted by Econometrix, on behalf of British American Tobacco.
Although many of us believe that the occasional cigarette isn't that bad, that it helps with stress relief, or helps keep the weight off, smoking is a harmful addiction, and without it we're so much better off.
Youth tobacco use is currently at its highest in nearly 20 years, primarily driven by e-cigarettes resulting in over five million youth now vaping across America.
BAT's acquisition of e-cigarette maker Twisp opens up the way for 70 million adult African smokers to switch to potentially reduced risk products, says BAT.
The maker of Marlboro cigarettes wants to avoid getting smoked by its rivals.
Tobacco giant Philip Morris wants to brand itself as catering to those who can't quit tobacco, through smokeless, electronic alternatives in anticipation of World No Tobacco Day.
Players in the tobacco industry are allowed to intervene in the merger between British American Tobacco and vaping brand Twisp, the Competition Tribunal has said.
Using pleasant odours to disrupt smoking routines may be a distinct and novel method to reduce nicotine cravings, according to new research.
Allegations that BAT-SA owes SARS R143m are 'totally inaccurate', Francois van der Merwe, chair of industry body the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa, has said.
Without enforcement, minimum pricing is just a tool in the turf war, says Savera Kalideen.
The international arm of China's gigantic state tobacco monopoly, China National Tobacco Corp., is planning to go public.
In developing countries, tobacco use has been on the rise because 'markets are often unregulated, cigarette prices are low, and tobacco control laws are weak or nor enforced'.
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