South Africans will soon pay more for “novel” tobacco and nicotine products. This follows last month’s budget speech in which the finance minister announced that: “In line with department of health policy, we will start taxing heated tobacco products (HTPs), for exampl...

Research conducted by academics at the University of Cape Town indicates that the government is winning the war against illegal tobacco products and that the once rampant lawlessness in the industry may be coming to an end.

The substantial rise in revenue from tobacco p...

The National Council of Smoking (NCAS) welcomes the decision to tax e-cigarettes from 2021. 

The bold move announcing taxation will reduce youth use of e-cigarettes and prevent them from becoming addicted to nicotine and later switching to cigarettes. This will red...

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