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[Africa, Botswana] Govt loses millions to illegal tobacco trade

Recently, the Botswana Police reported an annual loss of P 3,328,000 through cigarette smuggling at the Tlokweng border...the MoH, in collaboration with the World Bank, is conducting a workshop aimed at eliminating illicit trade on tobacco products in th
Mmegi (bw)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:45
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[Africa, Morocco] Tabac : British American Tobacco saisit le Conseil de la concurrence [Smoking: British American Tobacco before the Council of Competition]

Having repeatedly expressed its dissatisfaction with the approval procedure for new brands and references of tobacco products adopted by the Prices and Competition Commission under the Ministry of General Affairs and Governance, British American Tobacco h
La Vie Eco (ma)
added Oct 21, 2015 13:52
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers use banned chemicals

Tobacco farmers are defying a government directive by using banned chemicals in the production of the golden leaf, an official has said.
The Zimbabwean (uk)
added Mar 9, 2015 10:08
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports rake in $196m

Statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board show that the latest figures are six times higher than $36 million realised in the same period last year from 10,5 million kg of the golden leaf.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 18, 2015 10:17
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[Africa, South Africa] VIDEO: Citizen Cigar culture celebrated in Joburg (video)

There’s something about cigars, though, that places them in the same cultural corral as wine, coffee or chocolate: stuff that’s interesting to immerse yourself in as a hobby, learning about them as you go and collecting interesting examples.
The Citizen (za)
added Aug 10, 2014 18:08
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[Africa, Namibia] British American Tobacco bemoans increased tobacco taxes

On World No Tobacco Day, British American Tobacco (BAT) called on governments across Southern Africa to carefully consider the unintended consequences of increased taxes on tobacco products with the intention of reducing tobacco consumption.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:08
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Big Tobacco in bed with SA law enforcement agencies

An amaBhungane investigation into the R5-billion-a-year illicit tobacco industry can reveal how two major multinational companies used their considerable resources to influence South African state security agencies to protect their commercial interests.
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Mar 20, 2014 14:31
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[Rwanda] Africans discuss tobacco control policy

Health specialists from around Africa are discussing policy coordination for tobacco control in a three-day workshop held in Kigali organized by the World Health Organization and the Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC).
The Rwanda Focus (rw)
added Oct 18, 2013 08:25
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[Africa] Nigeria's 10th Leading Tobacco Market Globally —BAT

Nigeria is one of the biggest 10 tobacco markets in the world, says the Managing Director, British American Tobacco, Mr. Keith Gretton. The Federal Government of Nigeria also rakes in N15 billion as tax annually from the BAT, its Managing Director added
P.M. News Nigeria (ng)
added Sep 17, 2013 11:44
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[Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Truck driver tries to sell tobacco

Five men among them two crew members of a Zambian haulage truck have appeared at a Karoi magistrate court facing charges of stealing 15 bales of tobacco destined for a Harare company.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 24, 2013 15:51
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