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[Africa, Namibia] MUBITA: Smoking Zambezians to death

approved plans we are told – to develop a 10 000-hectare fertile piece of land at Liselo, in the Zambezi region into a tobacco farm. Hunger and malnutrition are made worse when governments use scarce land for tobacco production rather than for growing foo
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added May 18, 2015 11:02
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[Africa, South Africa] SARS drama spills over into the UK

The sordid SA Revenue Service (SARS) drama is spilling over into the UK, where police are now investigating...BAT had paid Pretoria attorney Belinda Walter to feed them intelligence on the illicit tobacco trade in South Africa.
News24 (za)
added May 18, 2015 10:53
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[Africa, UK] Kenya- Timeline: Industry Interference with the Tobacco Control Regulations 2014

This timeline provides a chronological overview of some of the main ways tobacco companies have tried to influence the development of Kenya's Tobacco Control Regulations 2014.
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added May 18, 2015 10:40
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[Africa, Nigeria] Senate passes Tobacco Control Bill into law

The Senate yesterday passed into law the National Tobacco Control Bill, NTCB, after the document had spent several years on the shelf of the National Assembly. But rather than impose an outright ban on the smoking of cigarette, Senate opted for controlle
Daily Post (ng)
added May 14, 2015 10:02
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] TIMB records a decrease in tobacco deliveries

THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) recorded a decrease in tobacco deliveries in the first 45 days of the tobacco selling season for this year compared to 2014.
Newsday (zw)
added May 14, 2015 09:48
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[Africa] Two Zimbabweans appear in Namibian court over cigarette smuggling

Two suspects have appeared in a Namibian regional court Monday in connection with more than 1,000 cartons of cigarettes confiscated by the police Thursday last week. The two, both said to be Zimbabweans, appeared before a Rundu Magistrate in the northern
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added May 11, 2015 23:43
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[Africa, Mid-east, South Africa, Syria] BAT continues to add spokes to its Heidelberg hub

FROM its 65ha plant in the dusty little town of Heidelberg, the world’s second-largest cigarette maker, British American Tobacco (BAT), services 22 markets across Africa and the Middle East.
Business Day (za)
added May 11, 2015 11:05
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT fails to stop enforcement of tobacco control rules

The Attorney General has hit out at an attempt by a cigarette manufacturer to stop the implementation of the Tobacco Control Regulations... The tobacco company went to court, under a certificate of urgency, seeking to have the regulations quashed citing t
The Standard (ke)
added May 10, 2015 14:30
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Namibiam customs and police seize contraband cigarettes haul

customs and police have seized a huge cigarette contraband being smuggled from Zimbabwe to South Africa. The cigarettes that were seized at Rundu in northeast Namibia were concealed in two South African registered gas tanker trucks from Zimbabwe heading t
Coastweek (ke)
added May 10, 2015 11:46
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[Africa, South Africa] Load shedding costs British American Tobacco production

suffered production losses of between 100 to 200 million cigarettes as a result of load-shedding in Heidelberg in the course of the last week, the company’s operations manager said on Sunday. “It is about 5 – 10 percent capacity loss because we have to sw
The Citizen (za)
added May 10, 2015 11:22
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