Media Articles

2019

October 2019

https://www.farmersweekly.co.za/agri-business/empowerment/big-opportunities-for-small-scale-tobacco-farmers/

 August 2019

 https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2019-08-20-the-smoking-gun-sars-goes-after-illicit-cigarette-trade/

https://www.iol.co.za/saturday-star/news/proposed-new-smoking-laws-spark-fiery-debate-30261590

April 2019

https://www.fin24.com/Companies/Agribusiness/industry-body-bat-sa-deny-claims-tobacco-manufacturer-owes-sars-143m-20190407

March 2019

https://www.foodformzansi.co.za/tobacco-farming-changed-89-year-old-mazosiwes-life/

January 2019

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/companies/land-and-agriculture/2019-01-21-sa-in-danger-of-losing-its-tobacco-growing-industry/

https://www.farmersweekly.co.za/agri-news/south-africa/new-association-smallholder-tobacco-farmers/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/national/2019-01-22-government-should-not-raise-taxes-on-cigarettes-says-economist

2018

November 2018

https://citizen.co.za/uncategorized/2042163/sa-first-country-in-world-with-illegal-cigarette-brand-as-top-seller/

https://www.fin24.com/Economy/mzansis-hottest-selling-skyf-is-illegal-survey-20181128-2

https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2018-11-27-illicit-cigarettes-now-biggest-tobacco-brand-in-sa/

https://www.iol.co.za/the-star/news/rg-is-an-illegal-tax-dodging-cigarette-brand-research-18282756

https://citizen.co.za/news/south-africa/2038445/lesotho-confiscates-over-r1m-worth-of-dodgy-sa-cigarettes/

September 2018

https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2018-09-24-petition-to-stub-out-illegal-cigarette-trade-grows/

https://mg.co.za/article/2018-09-14-right-of-reply-tobacco-institute-of-southern-africa-to-mail-guardian-article

August 2018

http://www.tobaccosa.co.za/wp-content/uploads/Newshorn-Nkomazi-Tobacco-packaging-endangers-over-8000-jobs.pdf

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/letters/2018-08-14-letter-state-must-end-illicit-sales-first-to-prevent-the-failure-of-another-tobacco-bill/

https://citizen.co.za/news/south-africa/1995502/union-farmers-take-illicit-cigarettes-trade-fight-to-treasury/

July 2018

https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/opinionista/2018-07-31-tobacco-bill-unjustified-by-governments-own-impact-assessment/#.W1_PfY-IEi4.whatsapp

https://citizen.co.za/news/south-africa/1971429/put-sars-inspectors-in-cigarette-factories-tobacco-producers/

https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/economy/sars-sets-up-key-teams-to-unlock-illicit-sa-economy-15794216

June 2018

https://mg.co.za/article/2018-06-15-00-sa-fails-to-stub-out-dodgy-ciggies/

https://www.fin24.com/Companies/Agribusiness/five-things-you-need-to-know-about-illicit-tobacco-trade-in-sa-20180604

May 2018

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/2018-05-30-how-illicit-tobacco-trade-undercuts-effort-to-curb-smoking/

https://www.fin24.com/Companies/Agribusiness/six-things-that-concern-the-tobacco-industry-about-the-new-draft-bill-20180518

https://www.farmersweekly.co.za/agri-news/south-africa/tisa-concerned-extreme-tobacco-legislation/

https://www.fin24.com/Economy/mark-kingon-ready-to-nip-illicit-tobacco-trade-in-the-bud-sars-assures-mps-20180502

https://www.fin24.com/Economy/legal-tobacco-industry-could-disappear-in-two-years-parliament-hears-20180502

https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2018-05-03-how-much-did-state-capture-cost-south-africa/#.WusI93–nIU