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[Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Army smokes out cigarette smugglers

The New Age (za)
added Oct 6, 2011 00:00

[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Why its time for Malawi to quit growing tobacco

Imagine this: You are a farmer in one of the poorest countries of the world. Each year, the price of your harvest falls, but you keep growing the same crop because it is what your mother and, before her, your grandmother farmed. Due to low prices at the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:59

[South Africa] PHILLIPS: How Low Will They Go? The Irony From The World Conference On Tobacco Or Health

This meeting was originally properly entitled “…tobacco and health,” but some fanatics who do not understand how words work decided that it was wrong ...So now the conference is saddled with a name that suggests borderline illiteracy or weird obsessivenes
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:36

[South Africa] Girding for new battles in the war against Big Tobacco

Some 3,000 anti-tobacco experts and policy makers convening this week in Cape Town, South Africa confront an industry flush with profits and determined to expand the market for its deadly product. The 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, meeting
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 6, 2018 15:07

[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] EXCLUSIVE: ‘Tobacco giant used state to spy’ ($$)

British and EU authorities are investigating top management at the South African and Zimbabwean branches of the world’s largest tobacco producer‚ British American Tobacco‚ for alleged industrial espionage‚ money laundering and bribing government official
Times LIVE (za)
added Feb 19, 2018 19:29

Productivity losses due to premature mortality from cancer in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS): A population-based comparison

Locally-tailored strategies are required to reduce the economic burden of cancer in developing economies. Focussing on tobacco control, vaccination programs and cancer screening, combined with access to adequate treatment, could yield significant gains fo
Cancer Epidemiology [Cancer Detection and Prevention]
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46

[Africa, South Africa] Government looks at restricting e-cigarettes

The government is considering tightening laws regarding e-cigarettes, which have been deemed a 'safer' alternative to tobacco smoking. Some experts have warned that e-cigarettes might be as dangerous as those they are intended to replace, notes a Sunday
Legal Brief Today (Juta & Company Ltd) (za)
added Aug 19, 2014 06:39

[Africa, South Africa] British American Tobacco: SA informers paid to spy - report

(BAT) was allegedly paying informers to commit industrial espionage by spying from inside rival companies, the Business Times reported yesterday. The claims were substantiated by affidavits, audio and video recordings including financial statements and e
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 31, 2014 11:40

[Australia] Could plain tobacco packaging come to South Africa?

The tobacco industry in South Africa has already given a very strong indication that it will challenge any such legislation in the Constitutional Court. The argument in South Africa is likely to be similar to what it was in Australia (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added Jan 8, 2013 13:33

[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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