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[South Africa] FTC Urged to Consider Allegations of British American Tobacco Corruption Before Approving Proposed Merger with Reynolds American

Tobacco-Free Kids detailed allegations made during 2014-2015 by four BAT insiders – two former BAT employees and two former insiders working on behalf of BAT in South Africa – that included bribery of government officials and corporate espionage against c
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:21
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[Africa, South Africa] Appendix I: Additional Domestic and Foreign Misconduct by BAT and RAI’s Wholly-­‐Owned Subsidiary RJ Reynolds Tobacco (PDF)

In 2006, a US federal court found that BAT and RJ Reynolds...unlawfully conspired with other U.S. tobacco companies to defraud the American people about their deadly products.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:30
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[Africa, South Africa] CTFK Letter to the FTC (PDF)

We are writing to urge the Commission to ensure that its evaluation of the proposed merger between British American Tobacco, Plc. (BAT) and Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) takes into account recent evidence of widespread corrupt and anti-­‐competitive cond
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:27
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[Africa, South Africa] SA’s illicit cigarette trade smoking up a storm

South Africa accounts for a quarter of the world's illicit cigarette market‚ with taxes not paid on one in four smokes bought in the country. Despite this‚ the South African Revenue Service has failed to answer questions this week on how much the countr
Times LIVE (za)
added Feb 2, 2017 19:53
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Gold Leaf Tobacco skates legal dispute, re-enters market

South Africa-based cigarette manufacturer, Gold Leaf Tobacco has skated past its legal battle with a competitor over a brand name to reintroduce its cigarettes on the market, rebranding from ‘RG’ to its full name ‘Rudland and George.
BH24 (zw)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:38
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[Africa, South Africa] ARE E-CIGARETTES SAFER OPTION WHEN IT COMES TO SMOKING?

The Vapour Product Association (VPA) is having a panel discussion on regulating vaping products and whether they are a healthier option. Government says they are the same and has expressed its intention to regulate accordingly.
Eyewitness News (za)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:57
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[Africa, South Africa] Cops stub out Limpopo counterfeit cigarette operation

Polokwane - A man was arrested and over 1 700 boxes of counterfeit cigarettes were confiscated when Limpopo police raided a house in Seshego on Friday. Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said on Saturday that members of the provincial flying squad receive
Zimbabwe Star (au)
added Jan 9, 2017 12:11
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[Malawi, South Africa] The price of Africa's puff SPECIAL REPORT

“With nearly 80 percent of the world’s one billion smokers living in low- and middle-income countries, this is a very real public health care problem for us in Africa. Making nicotine addiction prevention and treatment readily accessible to the youth cou
CNBCAfrica
added Jan 6, 2017 01:09
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Cigarette Smuggling Costs Zim Millions

ZIMBABWE could be losing millions of dollars in unpaid taxes due to rampant smuggling of cigarettes into South Africa, investigations by this paper have revealed.Between 2014 and 2015, local customs officials seized nearly 2 500 cartons worth around $500
All-Africa.com
added Dec 17, 2016 06:58
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Sex, spies and smuggling in South Africa BAT IN BED WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

About 18 months later, the acting commissioner of SARS, Ivan Pillay, and 55 other top SARS officials, found themselves unemployed— the result of an aggressive campaign against SARS. The plot involved the Sunday Times newspaper, which published false sto
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 12, 2016 21:57
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