A study published this week looks into the reasons why the tobacco sales ban, that lasted five months in 2020, was pretty much dead on arrival.
The Fair Trade Independent Tobacco Association (FITA) has announced that it will continue with its legal action.
According to sources familiar with discussions during yesterday’s NCCC meeting, chaired by President Ramaphosa, the bans could soon be lifted.
Former SARS lawyer Telita Snyckers knows a thing or two about the illicit cigarette trade, and says the tobacco sales ban is a terrible policy decision.
It’s been 123 days since South Africans could legally purchase tobacco products, but you’ll be well aware that making something illegal doesn’t stop it from being sold.
Professor Shabir Madhi isn’t one to mince his words, and he was honest in his assessment of the tobacco sales ban and what lies ahead.
Tomorrow, the government will face the Fair Trade Independent Tobacco Association in court, in a very hotly anticipated legal showdown.
As the tobacco sales ban continues, angry South Africans continue to draw links between Adriano Mazzotti and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
South Africa’s tobacco industry battles wouldn’t look out of place in a spy novel, says Pauw, touching on some of the smuggling game’s biggest hitters.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has finally addressed her alleged friendship with known tobacco smuggler Adriano Mazzotti.
The World Health Organisation’s advice has been cited as one of the reasons for the tobacco ban, so let’s break it down.
Smokers around the country are now being faced with some very tough decisions, as the cost of cheap knock-off brands skyrockets.
The Fair Trade Independent Tobacco Association has outlined its argument for the lifting of the tobacco sales ban.
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Last night, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, dropped the bomb that the government would be going back on the decision to allow the sale of tobacco products.
South African smokers are already up in arms about the new smoking law. Now the law is threatening to extend to private homes.
The new anti-smoking law has many hot under the collar, but it’s also very important for employers to know what the changes will mean.
This new anti-smoking law could land you in jail for a while if you’re caught having a puff session in public.
It’s not a good time to be a smoker in Australia right now. Right off the back of the news that the Supreme Court has upheld the decision to strip all cigarettes of their branding, the state of Tasmania is now considering banning the sale of cigarettes to anyone born after the year 2000.