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[Kenya, South Africa] Amid Global Push For Tobacco Plain Packaging, IP And Health Rights Bog Down Africa

“There is not an ‘African’ response to plain packaging,” Marty Logan, communications manager of Framework Convention Alliance, an umbrella group of civil society organisations, based in Geneva, told Intellectual Property Watch. There are 44 African coun
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added May 19, 2016 20:33
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[Africa, South Africa] Exhibition supports No Tobacco Month

The BODY WORLDS Vital exhibition now on at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Newtown, Johannesburg, until 19 June encourages smokers to quit, especially now, during No Tobacco Month which runs until 1 June. From 17 May to support of the No Tobacco Month in
Artslink.co.za (za)
added May 18, 2016 06:53
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[Africa, South Africa] MERWE: WHO has eschewed transparency in its fight against tobacco

Who should be more equipped to discuss pragmatic solutions concerning agriculture than tobacco farmers... For every other legal industry across the globe, it is inconceivable to think that workable and enforceable guidelines governing a sector should be d
Business Day (za)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:14
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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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