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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
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[South Africa] Cigarettes and plain packaging – new dataset says it works

Here are the results of Saloojee’s foray into the scientific wizardry of Oz where this dataset seems to blow away some of the red outback dust that Ossowski stirred up...Yach... he parts company with Saloojee on e-cigarettes
Biznews (za)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:11
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[Africa, South Africa] ‘Put the cigarette out near the baby please!’: Kind trucker who stops to give a baby elephant a drink on a scorching day is attacked for

A truck driver who stopped to give a baby elephant some water on a scorching day was condemned for smoking during the encounter. Footage uploaded on to Facebook by Chantelle En Rudi Beyleveld shows the truck driver squatting on a road behind his vehic
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:02
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BAT Says Planned South African Tobacco Rules May Close Plant

said it may close South Africa’s only cigarette plant if plans to ban branded tobacco packaging are implemented. BAT operates its eighth-largest factory globally in Heidelberg, south of Johannesburg. The proposed new rules would threaten the financial vi
Bloomberg News
added Mar 2, 2017 05:28
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[Africa, South Africa] SARS suspends 'last Jedi'

The unit was part of the controversial Project Honey Badger investigation into the illicit tobacco industry that has claimed the heads of senior SARS investigators...the tobacco investigation led to a viscous backlash at SARS against the so-called “rogue
News24 (za)
added Feb 27, 2017 11:55
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[Australia, South Africa, UK] OSSOWSKI: Harm reduction for tobacco addicts – plain packaging doesn’t work

nd development officer at ‘Students for Liberty,’ Yaël Ossowski, cites international examples of where the plain packaging of cigarettes, while seeming to work initially, failed dismally in reducing harmful tobacco consumption
Biznews (za)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:39
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[Africa, South Africa] BAT sells more cigarettes in 2017 driven by Rothmans' brand appeal

ts to curb smoking, British American Tobacco (BAT) increased the number of cigarettes it sold in 2016 slightly to 665-billion.
BizCommunity.com (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added Feb 24, 2017 17:42
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[Africa, South Africa] SARS PROBING ILLEGAL CIGARETTE TRADE AFTER MASSIVE BUST

South African Revenue Service (Sars) is investigating a case of illegal cigarette trade. Sars says its officials confiscated almost 17 million suspected illegal cigarettes on Friday. It says the cigarettes, valued at R18 million, were seized in Johannes
Eyewitness News (za)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:44
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[Africa, South Africa] SARS WARS: Suspension of the last remaining key official jeopardises ‘Tobacco War’ cases

Project Honey Badger targeted various tobacco industry players, including BAT, as well as smaller companies. It also sparked the first attack on SARS by spies and double agent...Loggerenberg, has been shafted. His departure means that around 15 criminal c
Daily Maverick (za)
added Feb 10, 2017 15:19
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[Africa, South Africa] Appendix I: Additional Domestic and Foreign Misconduct by BAT and RAI’s Wholly-­‐Owned Subsidiary RJ Reynolds Tobacco (PDF)

In 2006, a US federal court found that BAT and RJ Reynolds...unlawfully conspired with other U.S. tobacco companies to defraud the American people about their deadly products.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:30
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