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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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[South Africa] Govt tightens smoking laws

The government will issue regulations this week to tighten the noose on smokers, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Monday. "These new regulations will, inter alia, restrict the smoking of tobacco outside of buildings," he said in a speech prepared
iafrica.com
added Mar 19, 2013 03:27
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[South Africa, Zambia] Africa losing $40bn in illegal cigarette trade

A SOUTHERN tobacco body has urged African governments to stamp out illegal tobacco trade, as their economies are losing billions of dollars in taxes annually. Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA) revealed that governments in the region are losing
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jun 3, 2015 00:02
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[Africa, China, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco export earnings up 13pc

The bulk of the tobacco to mainly South Africa and China since the beginning of 2017. Statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board’s Week 35 Bulletin for the week ending September 1 show that China accounted for over 18,6 million kgs valued at US$
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:12
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] ITGA calls for dialogue

Tobacco growers are urging governments to open formal dialogues about the challenges the sector is facing due to a decrease in demand for tobacco products and the absence of viable alternative crops. The plea was made at a meeting today organized by the
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 16, 2017 00:14
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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, Zimbabwe] SA now major Zim tobacco importer

South Africa has become one of the major tobacco export destinations for Zimbabwe, occupying the second place in the list of major buyers, statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board show.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 28, 2015 09:07
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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, South Africa] No mercy for smokers, vows minister

The government will not stop trying to eliminate smoking in South Africa, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Tuesday. “There is no scientist, researcher or any prominent person in the world who has been able to convince us on the contribution that
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Aug 6, 2013 18:08
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[Latin America, Mexico, South Africa] JTI celebrates Camel centenary

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) will begin celebrating Camel's the 100th anniversary in Latin America this month. Events will take place at duty-free locations such as Mexico City International airport in Dufry outlets, Cancun airport in World Duty
DFNI (uk)
added Apr 10, 2013 08:54
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