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[South Africa] S.Africa plans plain cigarette packaging by 2015 - minister

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.
Reuters
added Jul 30, 2014 09:38
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[South Africa] Anti-tobacco law 'undemocratic'

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
Health 24 (za)
added Mar 22, 2013 12:30
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[South Africa] Less space for smokers

The government will issue regulations this week to tighten the noose on smokers, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said.
Health 24 (za)
added Mar 19, 2013 13:09
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[South Africa] Smokers take note: current and future tobacco regulation

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.
Health-E (za)
added Mar 18, 2013 09:49
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[Africa, Namibia, South Africa] A huff and a puff save money

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
Namibia Economist (na)
added Feb 13, 2013 21:09
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[Africa, South Africa] First e-cigarette ad flights in SA on TV, in cinemas and online

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
TheMediaOnline (za)
added Sep 15, 2015 16:27
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[South Africa] Cigarette tax not enough

The sin tax increase for tobacco products was not enough to put the youth off smoking, the National Council Against Smoking said on
The New Age (za)
added Feb 26, 2014 14:12
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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.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 16, 2014 04:17
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Gold Leaf Tobacco appeals to Supreme Court

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.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:31
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[Africa, South Africa] Cigarette firm probe by Hawks deepens

A local cigarette manufacturer facing a probe for allegedly spying on the government's tax investigators has also been accused of allegedly illegally intercepting the police's Crime Intelligence operations.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Dec 22, 2013 14:53
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