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The effect of excise tax increases on cigarette prices in South Africa [FREE FULL TEXT]

South Africa’s experience indicates that tobacco companies’ ability to pass through the excise tax is constrained by the degree of competition in the market. This has implications for the effectiveness of excise tax increases as a tobacco control tool.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56

[Africa, South Africa] FMF warns against new smoking ban

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has come under fire from the Free Market Foundation (FMF) over his call to “ban all smoking in public places”. Reacting to what it said was Motsoaledi’s “assault on freedom and individual rights”, the FMF said smoking wa
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Dec 1, 2015 20:01

[Africa, South Africa] Illegal cigarettes worth R4.2m seized

South African Revenue Services (SARS) officials seized R4,2 million worth of illegal cigarettes in two separate raids on the same day earlier this week, the agency said on Wednesday. The raids occurred on Monday November 23 at the Grobler’s Bridge border
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:28

[Africa, South Africa] Spy love gets ugly

lurid romance between SA Revenue Service (Sars) executive Johan van Loggenberg and Pretoria lawyer and alleged spy Belinda Walter...Walter confessed to being on the payroll of tobacco giant British American Tobacco (BAT) and providing confidential informa
News24 (za)
added Sep 1, 2014 23:16

[Africa, South Africa] FOLLETT: Clearing the air on e-cigarettes

This article is not intended as a pro-vaping panegyric, but rather, an honest attempt to dissipate the haze surrounding e-cigs. For my part, I smell more wholesome, wake up without a rook-babelaas and, best of all, experienced none of the monster-ravin
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 1, 2014 11:44

[Africa, South Africa] Cheer for pipe smokers, but bubbly drinkers are hit hard

ONLY pipe-smoking drinkers of traditional African beer are going to be happy with the increases in excise duty announced by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in his 2014-15 budget on Wednesday.
Business Day (za)
added Feb 27, 2014 19:04

[Africa, South Africa] Profits up in smoke

South Africa has become the end-destination for millions of smuggled cigarettes from neighbouring states and other countries. Land border points traditionally have been the entry point for the contraband, with experts identifying a startling change in t
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:20

[Africa, South Africa] Advertisement and knowledge of tobacco products among Ellisras rural children aged 11 to 18 years: Ellisras Longitudinal study

Conclusions: Exposure to tobacco products advertisements was high among Ellisras rural children.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Aug 3, 2013 16:10

[Africa, South Africa] BAT's Smokescreen

So how do ads aimed at dissuading people from buying illegal cigarettes promote cigarettes? It's subliminal, say the objectors, by telling people not to buy illegal cigarettes, BAT was fostering a positive attitude towards legal cigarettes. And, by using
added May 13, 2013 14:15

[South Africa] Rupert offloads big tobacco stake

In what might be regarded as evidence that the Rupert family is gradually distancing itself from tobacco, Reinet Investments sold off 5m shares in British American Tobacco (BAT) in late November and early December.
Financial Mail (za)
added Feb 5, 2013 17:52
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