Monday, 26 October 2020

Tag Archives: Tobacco

Tobacco companies sue South African government over smoking ban

  JOHANNESBURG: Tobacco companies are determined to move forward with litigation against the South African government for its banning of tobacco products during the nearly five-month coronavirus lockdown. The tobacco ban – the only one of its kind worldwide – was imposed under the 2002 Disaster Management Act, the government justifying ...

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Cancer patient appeals Ajay Devgn to not promote tobacco products

BOLLYWOOD: Nanakram, a 40-year old cancer patient from Rajasthan, has made a public appeal to Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn to stop doing advertisement of tobacco products in the interest of the society.The patient’s family said that he was a fan of Devgn and used the same product which the actor ...

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Swiss exports hit new record

BERN: Swiss exports for the second quarter of 2018 totalled 55.7 billion francs (€47.8 billion), a new quarterly record, states a communication from the Swiss Federal Customs Administration. Pharmaceuticals, machinery, precision instruments and watchmaking were some of the sectors that registered new heights, thanks in part to record exports to ...

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Are e-cigarettes the best way to kick your smoking habit?

The last of the shishas have been extinguished in the capital, but at a swanky new retail outlet, well-heeled men lean over a wood-panelled counter, inhaling what appears to be smoke from small electronic devices. But as they are quick to clarify, it is not smoke, but vapour. Dense, white ...

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