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[Africa, South Africa] Billions lost to illegal tobacco trade

Roughly R4 billion in South African tax revenue had been lost annually since 2010 due to illicit tobacco trade, it emerged at the annual Anti-Illicit Trade Conference in Cape Town on Tuesday.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 11, 2015 00:39
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[Africa, Kenya] Alliance One International, Inc. Announces Investor Information and Arrangements for Call

it would not file its report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2015 within the required time period. The delay is related to discrepancies in accounts receivable and inventory at its Kenyan subsidiary, Alliance One Tobacco (Kenya) Limited,
PR Newswire
added Nov 8, 2015 13:59
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Mliswa’s Saltlakes, Bak lock horns over tobacco

The High Court has begun hearing the case in which a company owned by Mr Temba Mliswa--Saltlakes Holdings--is being sued for $94 272 by Bak Storage (Pvt) Ltd over unpaid storage fees for bales of tobacco that were stored at the company’s warehouse
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 3, 2015 17:11
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[Africa, UK] ASHALL: My experience with British American Tobacco’s shameful behaviour in Ethiopia

BAT) was aware and fully involved in getting those posters on poor storefronts in Addis, even though BAT knew that advertising cigarettes was against Ethiopian law. Indeed, British American Tobacco ignored all of my attempts to contact them through thei
The Great Tobacco Plague - A doctor's experience of the world's biggest preventable killer (Dr Frank Ashall blog)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:19
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[Africa, Nigeria] I only smoke shisha not cigarettes - Nollywood actress, Ella Mensah

“If I smoke, I’ll own up and tell people yeah I smoke, is there anything wrong with me smoking? It’s my life but I don’t smoke. “I love shisha, I love shisha so badly that if all I wanted I have them and I don’t have to work again, I can smoke shisha 24
Daily Post (ng)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:56
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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, South Africa] LETTER: SALOOJEE: Smoke and mirrors

(Nicotine nazis hate one thing: pleasure) Leon Louw shows his warped understanding of addiction, tobacco control organisations and the history of the tobacco industry. He makes many false and weird assertions....what he seeks is freedom to harm, not freed
Business Day (za)
added Oct 16, 2015 08:07
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[Africa, Mid-east] Experts call for a 'bad choices' tax on tobacco to improve MENA health

In the Middle East and North Africa (Mena), non-communicable diseases account for 75 per cent of its mortality rate. Tobacco taxation and compulsory nutritional food labelling are two of the main interventions needed to decrease the number of non-commun
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:07
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[Africa, Nigeria] Smoking Cynthia Morgan Photo With Baby Stirs Controversy

Being the subject of controversy is nothing strange to female dancehall sensation, Cynthia Morgan. The Northside music act is under scrutiny for posing with a baby one hand, cigarette in one hand. ExpressNG gathered the release of the photo is a build
ExpressNG
added Oct 14, 2015 17:24
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[Africa, South Africa] LOUW: Nicotine nazis hate one thing: pleasure

The post-1970s anti-smoker phenomenon has had four phases. At first, the tobacco industry’s view was that it takes two to tango, so it ignored the assault on consumer rights, hoping it would dissipate. When that failed, it declared war on health claims,
Business Day (za)
added Oct 14, 2015 15:02
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