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British American Tobacco accused of corporate espionage in South Africa

According to court documents seen by The Independent on Sunday, two former police officers who went to work for private corporate investigation companies paid cash to South African law enforcement officials to disrupt BAT’s competitors’ business operati
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 29, 2016 15:23
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[Africa, South Africa] Foreigner busted with counterfeit cigarettes

A 35-YEAR-OLD foreign shop owner, from Palmridge, was arrested last week when he was found in possession of stacks of boxes of counterfeit cigarettes which were being sold cheaply to the public. “We busted this man with the cigarettes to the value of R4
Alberton Record (za)
added Feb 20, 2016 16:37
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[Africa, South Africa] THEATRE REVIEW: Tobacco and the Harmful Effects Thereof

It is a joyous moment when everything comes together perfectly in theatre – the production, the performers, the script.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Feb 16, 2016 13:23
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[Africa, South Africa] FIRST ON EWN: ALLEGED GLOBAL ESPIONAGE IN SA’S TOBACCO INDUSTRY EXPOSED

Eyewitness News has exclusively obtained a sworn statement in which British American Tobacco (BAT) and Forensic Security Services (FSS) are accused of an unlawful campaign to discredit BAT’s competitors. An excerpt from an affidavit has exposed a smou
Eyewitness News (za)
added Feb 16, 2016 12:37
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[Africa, South Africa] FIRST ON EWN: WHISTLEBLOWER IMPLICATES B.A.T IN DIRTY TOBACCO WAR

The man, who cannot be identified yet, has claimed that British American Tobacco (BAT) allegedly hired spies, paid off the authorities and has corrupt government officials on its payroll. An excerpt from an affidavit has exposed a smouldering corporate
Eyewitness News (za)
added Feb 15, 2016 20:16
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[South Africa, UK] VIDEO: 'Addiction is a medical condition': Dr Chris Brown and Julia Morris defend I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! contestants who smoke in the jungle after failing to quit

Dr Chris Brown and Julia Morris appeared on The Project from South Africa on Thursday night, defending celebrities who continue to smoke after claiming they went 'cold turkey'. 'Addiction is a medical condition, so it's something that we're working on th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 19:25
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[South Africa] Newlands declared non-smoking stadium

Newlands rugby stadium has with immediate effect been declared a non-smoking facility, in compliance with the requirements of the relevant tobacco legislation. After consultation with City of Cape Town Health Officials and in line with legislation, no sm
Sport24 (za)
added Feb 10, 2016 15:55
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[Africa, South Africa] Is this giraffe puffing on a cigarette or it all just smoke and mirrors?

The giraffe, snapped in the Mkhuze Game Reserve, South Africa, was in fact chewing an animal bone to extract minerals - but ended up looking like it'd gone for a puff. And thanks to rolling it around in its rubbery lips, the animal ended up pulling some
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:41
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[Africa, South Africa] Suspected cigarette kingpins nabbed

Four men, suspected to be kingpins in the illicit cigarette trade, have appeared in court in connection with dealing in illegal cigarettes worth more than R1.5 million, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) said on Friday.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Feb 7, 2016 20:58
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[Africa, South Africa] Accusations of espionage, sabotage in tobacco industry

Small manufacturers in the tobacco industry have taken on big business, accusing multi-national cigarette companies of corporate espionage and sabotage, and claiming to have the evidence to prove it. The Fair Trade Independent Tobacco Association (Fita)
Eyewitness News (za)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:13
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