Comments on South Africa draft Tobacco Bill

August 2018: South Africa

David Abrams, Ray Niaura, David Sweanor and I have submitted comments on the draft tobacco and vaping legislation under discussion in South Africa. We argue that the legislation is ‘disproportionate’ towards tobacco harm reduction and should be amended to be ‘risk-proportionate’.

Our full 20-page submission in PDF form is here.

Related blog: South Africa draft tobacco Bill – protects cigarette trade and denies smokers options to quit

See Medical Brief coverage.

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