As pressure mounts thanks to new tobacco laws and the illicit tobacco trade, the acquisition of e-cigarette seller Twisp gives British American Tobacco (BAT) a timely grip on the growing e-cigarette and vape market in SA.

The vaping market in SA has grown exponentially. It is estimated that 1.5-million SA adults have already interacted with "potentially reduced-risk products", mainly in vaping, says BAT head of external affairs Johnny Moloto...

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