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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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[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
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[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
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[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
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