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NDZ bashes tobacco industry

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In her papers opposing the organisation’s direct appeal to the SCA, to have cigarette sales allowed and a costs order against them scrapped, Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has accused the Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association of only being in it for the cash.


10 Aug 2020
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NDZ bashes tobacco industry

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has accused the Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association (FITA) of being motivated by its own financial interests and little more, in its fight to have tobacco sales allowed. This in papers filed in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) on Friday, in response to another bid by the association to overturn a previous judgment dismissing its challenge to the tobacco sales ban. A full bench of the North Gauteng High Court in June dismissed FITA’s urgent application to have sales declared lawful. This prompted the association to launch an application for leave to...

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