Headlines Tagged with South Africa — 1,772 headlines found
[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers fear livelihood is at stake
International Tobacco Growers Association... “We have come to a point where it is clear that the FCTC Secretariat has experienced a veto to tobacco growers by ignoring their pleas,” said the ITGA Chief Executive Officer, Antonio Abrunhosa.
Jun 15, 2017 TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 15, 2017 18:45
South Africa aims to force cigarette companies to sell products in plain packets by next year, despite an ongoing World Trade Organisation (WTO) investigation into Australia's ban on tobacco branding, the health minister said on Thursday.
Jul 24, 2014 Reuters
added Jul 30, 2014 09:38
The Minister has made it clear that regulations to be gazetted later this week are merely interim measures pending a total prohibition on tobacco. A spokesperson for the Law Review Project (LRP)* asks: “Will liquor follow? And then junk food and ‘danger
Mar 22, 2013 Health 24 (za)
added Mar 22, 2013 12:30
The government will issue regulations this week to tighten the noose on smokers, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said.
Mar 19, 2013 Health 24 (za)
added Mar 19, 2013 13:09
Tobacco legislation in South Africa is constantly changing, and ignorant smokers may find themselves on the wrong side of the law with fines of up to R100 000. Here's what smokers should know, and new changes thay can expect in future.
Mar 18, 2013 Health-E (za)
added Mar 18, 2013 09:49
The Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa, here represented by its CEO, Mr Francois van der Merwe signed a Memorandum of Understading with the Ministry of Finance to address the revenue loss that arises from cigarette smuggling. Short of saying the Minis
Feb 8, 2013 Namibia Economist (na)
added Feb 13, 2013 21:09
On Monday night, South Africa’s first e-cigarette ad was flighted in the first part of a campaign that will see Twisp ads on television, in cinemas and online. “Twisp is aimed at adults and, as such, all adverts will appear in suitable programmes after t
Sep 15, 2015 TheMediaOnline (za)
added Sep 15, 2015 16:27
The sin tax increase for tobacco products was not enough to put the youth off smoking, the National Council Against Smoking said on
Feb 26, 2014 The New Age (za)
added Feb 26, 2014 14:12
Measuring changes in the illicit cigarette market using government revenue data: the example of South Africa
Other than in 2010, there is no evidence that illicit trade is significantly undermining government revenue. Claims that illicit trade has consistently increased over the past 15 years, and has continued its sharp increase since 2010, are not supported.
Jan 15, 2014 Tobacco Control
added Jan 16, 2014 04:17
South African-based cigarette manufacturer, Gold Leaf Tobacco on Sunday said it has appealed to the Supreme Court against a High Court order which stopped the firm from trading its cigarettes in Zimbabwe.
Sep 13, 2016 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:31