Headlines Tagged with South Africa — 1,772 headlines found
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.
Mar 25, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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
Dec 1, 2015 Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Dec 1, 2015 20:01
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
Nov 25, 2015 Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:28
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
Sep 1, 2014 News24 (za)
added Sep 1, 2014 23:16
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
Jul 1, 2014 Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 1, 2014 11:44
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.
Feb 27, 2014 Business Day (za)
added Feb 27, 2014 19:04
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
Feb 23, 2014 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.
Aug 2, 2013 7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Aug 3, 2013 16:10
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
May 13, 2013 Mondaq
added May 13, 2013 14:15
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.
Feb 5, 2013 Financial Mail (za)
added Feb 5, 2013 17:52