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Treasury won't budge on using alcohol taxes to fund healthcare services, Mkhize says

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Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize.
Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize.
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National Treasury has apparently remained resolute in refusing the Health Department's proposal of earmarking sin taxes to fund healthcare services.

That’s according to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize who said the department had historically lobbied for taxes generated from alcohol to fund healthcare services.

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