Taxing of EVPs and the Proposed Tobacco Bill Will Be Counterproductive to Tobacco Harm Reduction

In February 2020, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announced that “Electronic cigarettes, or so-called vapes, will be taxed from 2021”. Recently, the Department of Health announced that it plans to send the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Nicotine Systems Bill (COTPENDS) to Cabinet for approval. The COTPENDS intends to introduce measures to control Electronic Vapour …

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