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[Africa, South Africa] E-cigarettes have to comply with medicines law

The Medicines Control Council (MCC) has refuted claims by electronic cigarette distributor Twisp that it does not have to comply with medicine-related laws, confirming that the product is subject to medical scheduling and can only be sold at pharmacies.
Health-E (za)
added May 6, 2013 19:12
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[Africa, South Africa] The Great SA Smoking Survey 2013: results

79% of survey respondents say they picked up the habit before age 20. Of these, a disturbing 13% were aged between six and 13 years. Clearly, it's easy for children and teenagers to access cigarettes, regardless of the fact that selling tobacco product
Health 24 (za)
added Nov 5, 2013 17:04
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[Africa, South Africa] SA smoking study reveals shocking details

South African researchers have uncovered shocking details of how smoking kills South Africans ... by adding a simple yes/no question regarding smoking history to routine death certification, researchers had gained access to over 480 000 death records betw
Health 24 (za)
added Sep 19, 2013 09:44
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[South Africa, Zimbabwe] Espionage case, net closes in on British American Tobacco

THE net is closing in on officials from British American Tobacco (BAT) and other companies accused of collaborating with South African tobacco firms to engage in corporate espionage to sabotage local cigarette manufacturers.
Bulawayo24 (zw)
added Dec 4, 2012 03:15
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[South Africa] The man who blew the whistle on BAT

THE man who blew the whistle on the alleged racket of bribes relating to British American Tobacco (BAT) says he and his wife still get death threats....“I worked for FSS, but BAT was aware of what was happening every step of the way,” he says. “They eve
Sunday Mail (zw)
added Sep 5, 2016 13:30
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[South Africa, Zimbabwe] BAT-sucked in alleged industrial espionage

BAT works with Forensic Security Services, a firm of private detectives, in carrying out corporate espionage on the continent. This confirms investigations by The Herald that Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa contracted Forensic Security Services to sp
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 24, 2012 18:18
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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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Are the tobacco industry's claims about the size of the illicit cigarette market credible? The case of South Africa

estimates of the illicit trade share downwards to create the impression that illicit trade is high and rising. If previous estimates by the tobacco industry were incorrect the credibility of current estimates should be questioned.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 12, 2014 10:43
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[Africa, South Africa] State swoop shuts cigarette factory

The only cigarette manufacturing company in KwaZulu-Natal, which is situated in Pietermaritzburg, has been forced to temporarily shut down after eight Chinese nationals, who were training staff to operate machinery, were arrested, apparently because of p
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Sep 17, 2013 11:52
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[South Africa] Big Tobacco has firm hold on Africa

The number of smokers in sub-Saharan Africa will double over the next 12 to 13 years unless anti-smoking policies are adopted. This is according to a recent article published in Polity that reviewed various studies ... South Africa, along with Mauritius
Health-E (za)
added Feb 12, 2013 17:21
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