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The effect of excise tax increases on cigarette prices in South Africa

The degree of excise tax pass-through, and the magnitude of discretionary increases in cigarette prices, is significantly determined by the competitive environment in the cigarette market.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2017 14:57
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[South Africa] BAT assured of solid earnings growth

(BAT) is confident of good earnings growth in the financial year to end-December on a constant currency basis. In a pre-closed period trading update released on Wednesday, BAT directors said the business continued to perform well and that trading was in
BusinessLive (za)
added Dec 15, 2017 22:43
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[South Africa] Bongani Mabusela: Cheap tobacco a big problem

Because of illicit trade, the progress that South Africa has achieved in reducing tobacco consumption since 1993 is fast being undone through the availability of cheap tobacco. The provisions of the Tobacco Products Control Act 83, 1993 are becoming aca
The Herald (za)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:48
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The VPA urges South African Vapers to make their voices heard

As South Africa’s National Council Against Smoking is urging the government to extend the local Tobacco Act to include e-cigarettes, the Vapour Products Association of South Africa (VPA), is urging South African vapers to speak up in favour of the produc
Vaping Post (ch)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:34
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Vapour Product Association: You can shape the vaping future of South Africa

It is expected that e-cigarettes could face a range of possible regulations in 2018. Today the Vapour Products Association of South Africa (VPA) is asking South African vapers to lend their voices and to be heard. It is expected that e-cigarettes could
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:18
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[South Africa] More British American Tobacco shares might be sold by Reinet

The group’s investment in BAT remains its single largest investment position, with the firm holding 68.1million shares in BAT, representing some 2.97percent of BAT’s issued share capital. The company said the decrease in its net asset value of 604millio
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:37
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[South Africa] Department of Health reveal plans to ban smoking in all public places

Designated smoking areas would be consigned to the history books, should this bill become ratified in Parliament. It’s all part of the government’s wider war on cigarettes, which also features plans to ban the display of smokes at retailers, and to remov
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added Nov 14, 2017 04:20
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[Africa, South Africa] Vaping draws fire in war on smoking

Anti-tobacco lobbyists want legislation amended to include the latest smoking craze, which some say also has harmful effects. Executive director of the National Council Against Smoking Savera Kalideen said vaping products should not be compared to cigar
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 10, 2017 16:49
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[South Africa] A $1,000 Day in Cape Town for $100

at Bascule Bar, where a high roller can truly indulge his or her inner Gatsby with whiskey and cigars ... to choose from, as well as a number of choice cigars....Fire up a Montecristo No. 2 Cuban cigar for an additional 435 rand and relax in an extravagan
New York Times
added Nov 9, 2017 19:54
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[South Africa] Hoist with his own petard

(WCTOH) has said that anyone affiliated with ‘Philip Morris International’s Foundation for a Smoke-free World’ is ineligible...founder and president-designate of the Foundation, Dr. Derek Yach, was one...responsible for initiating the FCTC.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 20, 2017 18:41
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