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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

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

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

HEALTH

New law plans to present stricter standards around cigarettes and smoking in South Africa.

New law plans to present stricter standards around cigarettes and smoking in South Africa  Various wellbeing bunches have required the fast presentation of the Control of Tobacco and Electronic Conveyance Frameworks Bill in South Africa.  The National Committee Against Smoking (NCAS), the Malignancy Relationship of South Africa (CANSA) and the Heart and Stroke Establishment South Africa and South African Clinical Exploration Board have all required the quick presentation of the bill after the restriction on

  1 year ago ago
New law plans to present stricter standards around cigarettes and smoking in South Africa.