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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco turf wars: SARS must take steps to put an end to the illicit trade debacle

Recently, the Tobacco Institute of South Africa (TISA) released the findings of an IPSOS study into the share of illicit cigarettes sold in South Africa’s informal trade sector. This is the second TISA-commissioned study released in just four months. Acc
Daily Maverick (za)
added Dec 5, 2018 17:10


The R7 billion refers to tax avoidance – every year – by the manufacturers and distributors of illicit and illegal tobacco products in SA, says the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (Tisa), which has embarked on a campaign to highlight the problems fa
George Herald (za)
added Dec 4, 2018 17:46

[South Africa] COHEN: SMOKIN’ Illicit cigarettes: the evil burning down SA’s economy ($$)

The boom in the illicit cigarette trade coincides with skulduggery at the country’s revenue service, Sars, under former tax commissioner Tom Moyane, who was recently fired at the recommendation of the Nugent inquiry. How is it that a parallel illicit bus
BusinessLive (za)
added Dec 4, 2018 13:12

[Africa, South Africa] VIDEO: How PMSA’s smoke free vision is affected by FDA clamp down on menthol cigarettes

Phillip Morris South Africa is offering a new range of reduced risk products to reach their vision of a smoke free world.
added Nov 29, 2018 23:03

[Africa, South Africa] R10 illegal cigarette pack becomes SA's top seller

Research house Ipsos said on Tuesday that South Africa has become the first country in the world to allow an illegal cigarette brand to become a top seller, after Gold Leaf Tobacco’s RG brand became the top-selling brand in the country overall, overtakin
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 28, 2018 19:04

[South Africa] Allegedly illicit cigarette brand takes pole position in SA

“In a remarkable show of defiance, manufacturers of cigarettes selling below the minimum tax have expanded ...” the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa said...Gold Leaf Tobacco’s RG brand was now the top-selling brand in SA overall, having overtaken all
BusinessLive (za)
added Nov 28, 2018 18:32

[South Africa] New tobacco rules will choke healthier products, says Philip Morris

sees SA’s mooted tobacco regulations as an impediment to its plan to phase out its cigarette brands, such as Marlboro, in favour of healthier alternatives. The New York-listed cigarette and tobacco giant wants to ultimately replace all its cigarettes wit
BusinessLive (za)
added Nov 27, 2018 21:44

[Africa, South Africa] Phillip Morris launches smoking and vaping alternative

IQOS in South Africa. The new IQOS 3 and IQOS 3 MULTI have a better design, functionality offering adult smokers a better alternative to cigarettes. IQOS is an award-winning, technologically advanced heat-not-burn alternative to cigarettes and offers
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:21

[South Africa] Giving up smoking: How millions choose vaping as an alternative

“Smokingthings” is a website dedicated to providing you with products that care about the health of your lungs – well, that is if you consider vaping to be better than smoking. They have the most assorted and preferential vaping products on the planet. Y (za)
added Oct 9, 2018 18:30

[South Africa] EDITORIAL: Show us the data: Bhekisisa responds to #BigTobacco

in a world where historically unravelling the tobacco lobby’s intentions has been a game of smoke and mirrors, a healthy dose of scepticism about its methods may be expected, particularly in light of the organisation’s refusal to share its full methodolog
Bhekisisa (za)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:43
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