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Media release: Small business dismisses new tobacco Bill as war against the poor

 15 May 18
A coalition of 14 associations, representing over 1.3 million South Africans working in the restaurant, tavern and hospitality industry, and in small business, have written to government to voice their collective dismay over the extreme measures prop…

Tobacco packaging: Anything but plain

 29 Nov 17
Why are smokers treated so badly? When justifying the proposed introduction of plain packaging and trying to legalise moral, ethical conduct in South Africa, the Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi can seem quite comical to those who understand th…

Media release: The Department of Health’s proposals are an effective ban on smoking

27 Nov 17   FMF Media Release
Government’s interference a threat to rights of individuals, private property owners and bad for business…

Red herrings and bureaucrats: What are they smoking?

13 Nov 17   Leon Louw
In a democratic society, can government collude with citizens to abuse and undermine the freedoms ordinary South Africans died to ensure? Unfortunately, it can.…