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[South Africa] Illegal cigarette trade costing S.Africa $510 mln a year - study

South Africa has become one of the biggest markets for illegal cigarette sales and is losing out on 7 billion rand ($514 million) a year in potential tax revenue, a report funded by a tobacco industry group said on Thursday. The study carried out by Ipso
Reuters
added Jul 5, 2018 21:44
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[South Africa] S. Africa Losing $510 Million in Cigarette Tax, Report Says

South Africa has become one of the world’s biggest markets for illicit cigarette sales and is losing about 7 billion rand ($510 million) a year through related tax evasion, according to a report published by the country’s producer-funded Tobacco Institut
Bloomberg News
added Jul 5, 2018 21:43
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[Africa, South Africa] HECTOR: Public place smoking ban a disaster for black-owned township businesses

Government’s proposal to ban all indoor smoking, to remove closed off indoor smoking sections, and to introduce outdoor smoking restrictions was designed without any recognition of the reality of township life
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:49
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The South African Tobacco Industry in South Africa 2018: Success Influencers and Key Player Profiles - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Business Wire
added Jun 14, 2018 12:29
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[Poland, South Africa] #GFN18: The Michael Russell Memorial Oration

The Michael Russell Oration has been established as an annual event, delivered to honour the work and memory of Professor Michael Russell, one of the pioneers in the study of smoking behaviour, clinical interventions and public policy action, who died in
Global Forum on Nicotine
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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[South Africa] VIDEO: A tobacco-free Tshwane can be a reality – MMC

A tobacco-free Pretoria and smoke-free generation cognisant of the harms associated with tobacco can only start at grassroots, the Tshwane MMC for health has said. Sakkie du Plooy recently told a tobacco-free generation workshop led by Filipino and worl
Pretoria Rekord (za)
added Jun 7, 2018 06:13
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[South Africa] Jury still out whether vaping is less harmful long term than cigarettes

SA’s Department of Health has proposed the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill to clamp down on availability and marketing; and restrict smoking (and vaping) in all public areas to mitigate the known health risks associated
BusinessLive (za)
added Jun 7, 2018 06:06
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[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Why its time for Malawi to quit growing tobacco

Imagine this: You are a farmer in one of the poorest countries of the world. Each year, the price of your harvest falls, but you keep growing the same crop because it is what your mother and, before her, your grandmother farmed. Due to low prices at the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:59
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[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Black market cigarettes make it harder to quit smoking

A University of Cape Town study has found that there was a decline in excise tax revenue from tobacco products. This, the study found, indicated a large increase in the illicit cigarette market. Cigarettes acquired via the illegal market are cheaper, ma
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:58
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HOW SOUTH AFRICA IS TIGHTENING ITS TOBACCO RULES

South Africa’s Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has published a new tobacco control bill which, if passed into law, will tighten the grip on how cigarettes and other tobacco products are sold, marketed and regulated in the country. Health and Medicine Ed
Eyewitness News (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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