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[Africa, South Africa] Marlboro and Boxer tobacco brand shuts production amid wage strike

Philip Morris International‚ has suspended production at its Boksburg factory in the East Rand‚ where some workers are on strike. Workers at the company have been on strike for over a month demanding a 10 percent salary increase. Company spokeswoman‚ Ru
Times LIVE (za)
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16

[Africa, South Africa] Striking workers burn tyres outside tobacco company

Striking workers at Philip Morris International‚ a tobacco company‚ have blocked the main road leading to the company’s factory in Boksburg with burning tyres on Wednesday.
Times LIVE (za)
added Oct 19, 2016 20:55

[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco -related deaths on the rise

conference of the World Environmental Health, that was held on Monday at Ingwenyama Lodge. Ehlanzeni District Municipality hosted the event. The theme this year was: “Tobacco control: A response to a global pandemic”. The conference was graced by delegat
Mpumalanga News (za)
added Oct 5, 2016 19:42

[Africa, South Africa] A Billion Lives wins award at Jozi Film Festival

winning Best International Documentary Film: A Billion Lives....a billion people will die this century from smoking...It addresses questions about both smoking and vaping...--Adapted from a press release
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:29

[Africa, South Africa] Former taxmen lay bare SA's industrial sabotage

A cache of stored electronic data shows how the tentacles of the tobacco industry penetrated and manipulated intelligence and law-enforcement agencies.... Van Loggerenberg and former Sars spokesman Adrian Lackay have thrown a spotlight on complicity betw
Times LIVE (za)
added Sep 21, 2016 01:26

[Africa, South Africa] Big tobacco ‘infiltration’ of SA intelligence detailed in Sars pair’s book

An explosive cache of stored electronic data shows how deeply the tentacles of the tobacco industry penetrated and manipulated intelligence and law-enforcement agencies in South Africa. “It documents precisely how the interests of informants‚ state offi
Times LIVE (za)
added Sep 19, 2016 20:34

[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Gold Leaf Tobacco appeals to Supreme Court

South African-based cigarette manufacturer, Gold Leaf Tobacco on Sunday said it has appealed to the Supreme Court against a High Court order which stopped the firm from trading its cigarettes in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:31

Evaluating South Africa's tobacco control policy using a synthetic control method

These results, which we mostly attribute to tax increases, are robust to different specifications of the ‘donor pool’. Conclusions Significant public health dividends can be obtained by consistently increasing the real tax on cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 7, 2016 00:13

[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

[Africa, South Africa] Zimbabwe: SA Firm to Set Up Cigarette Plant in Zim

South African-based cigarette manufacturer, Gold Leaf Tobacco is planning to set up a cigarette plant in Zimbabwe after officially registering its presence on the local market. Gold Leaf launched its brand, Rudland & George (RG) in Zimbabwe on Wednesday
added Sep 3, 2016 13:19
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