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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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[Africa, South Africa] Big tobacco under fire / Alleged tax evasion, use of spies, bugging and money laundering cited.

The Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association (FITA) yesterday accused big tobacco companies of tax evasion, rogue spies, bugging and surveillance, and money laundering among other “corrupt practices”. Fita is comprised of Benson Craig (Pty) Limited t/
The Citizen (za)
added Feb 5, 2016 19:11
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[Africa, South Africa] 'SA ahead of world in anti-tobacco film ratings'

the Film and Publication Board (FPB) in South Africa already considers this during its ratings... it has for a long time considered cigarette smoking and the use of substances before it applied an age rating to films. “It is not a new situation for the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:50
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These are South Africa’s biggest companies

1 British American Tobacco 1 515.0 / 2 SAB Miller 1 392.0
BusinessTech (za)
added Dec 22, 2015 22:33
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[Africa, South Africa] FMF warns against new smoking ban

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has come under fire from the Free Market Foundation (FMF) over his call to “ban all smoking in public places”. Reacting to what it said was Motsoaledi’s “assault on freedom and individual rights”, the FMF said smoking wa
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Dec 1, 2015 20:01
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