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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
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[South Africa] HOW THE ILLICIT CIGARETTE INDUSTRY HAS BEATEN SARS

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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[South Africa] Right of reply: Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa response to M&G article

Bhekisisa’s article...sought to suggest some underhand motive in Tisa’s #TakeBackTheTaxCampaign, which seeks to raise public awareness of the scale of the trade in illegal cigarettes and its cost to our society. It is a pity that the column did not ackno
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:40
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Behind the push to limit lawsuits by injured workers and consumers

The tort reform movement was launched in the 1980s by tobacco company Philip Morris...Tobacco Institute laid out the plan to conceal the industry's backing..."the grassroots effort must appear to be spontaneous rather than a coordinated effort."
Facing South (The Institute for Southern Studies)
added Mar 16, 2018 20:37
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[Asia] Tobacco Institute of India Urges Govt to Slap High Taxation For Illegal Cigarettes

has urged the government to slap high taxation on the cigarette smuggling syndicates under the GST norms aimed at curbing the illegal industry. The TII -- a representative organisation of manufacturers, farmers, exporters -- has also said that the step wi
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 1, 2017 18:03
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[Asia] Tobacco Institute of India urges government to include farmers in COP 7

TII has said that it is important that policy development during COP 7 is not left to the tobacco control activists and NGOs alone. "We are concerned that at the behest of vested interests NGOs and anti-tobacco activists in India through their relentles
Business Standard (in)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:36
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Democrats to Exxon: Stop Trying to Change the Conversation

“Just like R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris before them, Exxon Mobile said one thing in public, and something else in private”...Oreskes traced the history of climate-change denial back to...the George C Marshall Institute, founded by a former tobacco-indu
The Nation
added Jul 1, 2016 16:14
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