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Bad news received for smokers

The National Council Against Smoking (NCAS) has hammered the South African Revenue Service (Sars) for tolerating gifts from the Tobacco Institute of South Africa (Tisa). As indicated by media reports, Tisa gave three mallet processes that Sars uses to obliterate unlawful cigarettes.

  1 month ago ago
Bad news received for smokers

BUSINESS

Good News For All Tobacco Smokers.

Good News For All Tobacco Smokers. This is the means by which some tobacco organizations are supposedly bypassing promoting guidelines  The cigarette business stands blamed for working on promoting and showcasing strategies which are, a report claims, being utilized to sidestep publicizing guidelines.  The Tobacco Interference Index Report was delivered on Thursday by the National Council Against Smoking, the African Center for Tobacco Industry Monitoring and Policy Research (Atim) and the UCT Research Unit

  1 year ago ago
Good News For All Tobacco Smokers.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Bad News For All Smokers Once Again

Any similarity to BATSA and FITA - who have been fighting to incite the cigarette blacklist - stand charged for profiting by the secret market.

  8 months ago ago
Bad News For All Smokers Once Again

SOCIETY

Bad news received for people who smoke

The National Council Against Smoking (NCAS) has slammed the South African Revenue Service (Sars) for accepting donations from the Tobacco Institute of South Africa (Tisa). According to media reviews, Tisa donated 3 hammer turbines that Sars uses to smash illegal cigarettes. The now-defunct Tisa supplied the generators to Sars without charge as it changed into winding down operations inside u .

  1 month ago ago
Bad news received for people who smoke

SOCIETY

Anti-smoking body slams Sars for accepting gifts from tobacco lobby group

Sars acknowledged three mallet plants - which it uses to annihilate illicit cigarettes - from the Tobacco Institute of South Africa. The National Council Against Smoking (NCAS) has hammered the South African Revenue Service (Sars) for tolerating gifts from the Tobacco Institute of South Africa (Tisa).

  1 month ago ago
Anti-smoking body slams Sars for accepting gifts from tobacco lobby group

BUSINESS

Again! Bad News For South African Smokers This October

Date: 15/10/2020 Source: TheSouthafrican The pandemic that attacked almost every nation and tribe unexpectedly has left its mark in almost everything. Currently South Africa is trying to find ways in which it can rebuild its economy that was severely impacted by the pandemic. Many interest groups have been convincing the minister of finance Tito Mboweni that he should consider the increasing of taxes on tobacco in his mini budget speech that he is yet to deliver before the month of October ends. Professor Corné

  1 year ago ago
Again! Bad News For South African Smokers This October

HEALTH

Dlamini-Zuma who wants the court to revoke a law prohibiting the sale of tobacco products.

The overarching rationale for banning tobacco ads was to protect human life and safety, and reduce the future burden on the health care system. That is the argument put forward in the Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association (Fita) case by cooperative governance & traditional affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma who wants the court to revoke a law prohibiting the sale of tobacco products during lockdown. In an answer affidavit filed with the Pretoria high court on June 3, Dlamini-Zuma said Fita did not

  1 year ago ago
Dlamini-Zuma who wants the court to revoke a law prohibiting the sale of tobacco products.

BUSINESS

Fearful News For All Smokers

Cigarette blacklist bend: Big tobacco firms accused for 'profiting by' limitation  Any similarity to BATSA and FITA - who have been fighting to agitate the cigarette blacklist - stand accused for profiting by the secret market.  The cigarette blacklist is facing a bend meriting Hollywood: Corne van Walbeek is the supervisor of the Research Unit on the Economics of Excisable Products, and fills in as an insightful at UCT – yet the perceived operator has come out with an amazing charge against any similarity

  1 year ago ago
Fearful News For All Smokers

HEALTH

SA government accuses cigarette companies for allegedly bypassing advertising rules

The tobacco industry is accused of advertisement and marketing techniques that are used to circumvent advertising laws, a study says. On Thursday the National Council Against Smoking, the African Center for Tobacco Industry Monitoring and Policy Analysis (Atim) and the UCT Analysis Unit on the Economics of Excisable Goods (Reep) published the Tobacco Interference Index Report. The use of social influencers emerged in the study where it was found that the tobacco industry was using innovative methods to market

  1 year ago ago
SA government accuses cigarette companies for allegedly bypassing advertising rules

HEALTH

COGTA Minister Stresses That Medical Research Support Tobacco Ban

The COGTA minister has nontinued to stress the medical evidence that support the tobacco ban. Dr Dlamini-Zuma, who is facing multiple legal battles over the tobacco ban, said the ban needed to be weighted against the healthcare system. The minister says the ban is supported by Various Organisations such as the National Council Against Smoking. Consistently under-fire Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has maintained her unwavering stance on the cig

  1 year ago ago
COGTA Minister Stresses That Medical Research Support Tobacco Ban

HEALTH

Smoking Ban A Sign Of A 'Responsible Government', Says Dlamini-Zuma

The larger method of reasoning for precluding the offer of tobacco items was to ensure human life and wellbeing, and to diminish the potential strain on the social insurance framework.  This is the accommodation made by co-usable administration and customary undertakings serve Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in the application by Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association (Fita), which needs the court to put aside the guideline restricting the offer of tobacco items during lockdown.  Dlamini-Zuma, in a noting oath

  1 year ago ago
Smoking Ban A Sign Of A 'Responsible Government', Says Dlamini-Zuma

HEALTH

Public smoking could be banned

Following the lifting of the ban on cigarette sales- various organisations have called for the speedy introduction of the Control of Tobacco and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill in South Africa.  This is as a new national tobacco bill is set to be publicised soon. The bill follows a long battle that happened for months, between the government and tobacco industry, including organisations such as the Fair Independent Trade Association, over the cigarette ban. The bill could see public smoking being nipped in

  1 year ago ago
Public smoking could be banned

HEALTH

The dangers of tobacco are even greater for women and children: experts

Health experts say that women who smoke are more likely to have a narrowing of the arteries that supply blood to the heart and to prevent cardiovascular problems. In addition, a woman who inhales cigarettes smoked by her neighbor is just as vulnerable as the smoker. A 2016 study of smokers in South Africa showed that 8% of men smoked more than 8% of women over the age of 15, but women were more likely to have tobacco-related problems than men. Dr Sharon Nyatsanza, of the National Council Against Smoking (NCAS),

  1 year ago ago
The dangers of tobacco are even greater for women and children: experts

HEALTH

Lockdown Has Helped People Quit Smoking

On route to buy essentials you will meet street vendors selling cigarettes even though lockdown restrictions prohibit any and all sales of tobacco products. It has been reported that as much as 90 per cent of South African smokers have found ways to access cigarettes and support their addiction. The price of a pack of 20 cigarettes sells for R100.00 to R150.00 and this has in no way curbed people from buying their fix. The local spaza shop has been selling packets under code name: “ grandpa” and once st

  1 year ago ago
Lockdown Has Helped People Quit Smoking

BUSINESS

Lobby groups call for 100% tobacco tax hike

South African gathered R12.5 billion in tobacco charge in the last duty year while tobacco's hurtful impacts have cost the state more than R42 billion in medical services expenses and lost efficiency, as indicated by a gauge by a 2020 REEP study  Against tobacco hall bunches have required a 100% expansion in tobacco charge in front of the mid-term spending discourse this week.  Framing a mission called #protectournext, the National Council Against Smoking (NCAS), CANSA, the South African Medical Research Council

  1 year ago ago
Lobby groups call for 100% tobacco tax hike

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Tobacco taxes ‘may increase in October’, as govt looks to rebuild economy

Recommendations from a few intrigue bunches plan to persuade Minister Tito Mboweni that tobacco duties ought to be expanded during his "smaller than expected spending plan" discourse in the not so distant future. Mboweni is looking for a one-week deferment to his location, which is currently liable to be conveyed on Wednesday 28 October – a date that smokers should stamp in their journals.  Teacher Corné van Walbeek said during a conversation on wrongdoing charges and illegal exchange at the virtual assessment

  1 year ago ago
Tobacco taxes ‘may increase in October’, as govt looks to rebuild economy