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[South Africa, Zimbabwe] Hijackings an inside job — Chihuri

The suspected industrial espionage in which South African companies reportedly hire hijackers to steal export cigarette consignments in transit is an inside job by local tobacco companies, Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri has said. He made t
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 24, 2012 18:24
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[South Africa] Govt aims to stub out tobacco branding

South Africa is aiming to follow Australia's lead and compel tobacco companies to use plain packaging for their tobacco products, MPs heard on Wednesday.
Times LIVE (za)
added Sep 19, 2012 17:44
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[South Africa] Department of Health reveal plans to ban smoking in all public places

Designated smoking areas would be consigned to the history books, should this bill become ratified in Parliament. It’s all part of the government’s wider war on cigarettes, which also features plans to ban the display of smokes at retailers, and to remov
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added Nov 14, 2017 04:20
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Evaluating South Africa's tobacco control policy using a synthetic control method

These results, which we mostly attribute to tax increases, are robust to different specifications of the ‘donor pool’. Conclusions Significant public health dividends can be obtained by consistently increasing the real tax on cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 7, 2016 00:13
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[Africa, South Africa] ARCHIVE: SARS drama spills over into the UK

Last year, it emerged that BAT had paid Pretoria attorney Belinda Walter to feed them intelligence on the illicit tobacco trade in South Africa. Others, however, claim that Walter was paid for information on some of BAT’s competitors in South Africa, incl
News24 (za)
added Aug 16, 2016 14:11
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[Africa, South Africa] FMF opposes tobacco branding legislation

The FMF has roped in “brand guru Jeremy Sampson” to discuss “the erosion of brands and why every South African should be concerned about legislation that undermines the value and presence of brands” on Tuesday. While on the surface the new legislation a
Times LIVE (za)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:12
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[Africa, South Africa] 'Quit smoking, start vaping and save your life'

BURNING QUESTION: The Electronic-Cigarette Association of SA has erected a billboard...overlooking the N1 highway in Johannesburg with the phrase: "E-Cigarettes Save Lives." The line is from an article in the UK's Spectator magazine by Dr Derek Yach, a
Times LIVE (za)
added Aug 4, 2015 11:45
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[Africa, South Africa] DREYER: Tobacco rules will smother small business

But the case that will damage my business beyond measure is the regulation proposed by the minister of health that will limit the space in which a specialist tobacconist may display all tobacco and tobacco-related products to 4m². Imagine trying to fit
Business Day (za)
added Mar 30, 2015 21:39
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[Africa, South Africa] Call for phasing out of tobacco products by 2040

VITALITY Institute head Derek Yach has joined global public health experts in calling for the sale of tobacco products to be phased out by 2040, in an article published on Friday in the UK medical journal The Lancet. The US-based institute was establish
Business Day (za)
added Mar 16, 2015 23:55
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[Africa, South Africa] Cape Town pushes for legal clarity on e-cigarettes

THE City of Cape Town says it will escalate its efforts ... "We have indicated on numerous occasions our intention to consider legislation to regulate e-cigarettes in South Africa … these we said because the current Tobacco Act does not include e-cigaret
Business Day (za)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:15
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