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[Africa, South Africa] BAT seen as outperforming despite decline in smoking prevalence rate

BRITISH American Tobacco (BAT) saw its share price rally nearly 4% in midday trade on the JSE on Wednesday, after a number of research firms said they expected the company to outperform in the next few years.
Business Day (za)
added Jun 21, 2015 15:25
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[South Africa] Africa: Interview with Dr Kgosi Letlape - Globlal Forum on Nicotine- June 6, 2015 Warsaw 2015

I would promote an intense education campaign about the alternatives to combustible cigarettes and people need to be educated about the whole spectrum that is available. Because understand that smokeless, snus tobacco has a lower disease profile than com
All-Africa.com
added Jun 15, 2015 21:26
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[Africa, South Africa] Zim’s tobacco industry on the ropes

The tobacco auctioning season on Friday reached Day 68. However, about 20,769 growers who had sold their crop in the 2014 auctioning season have failed to do so this season...TIMB) chief executive officer Andrew Matibiri in an emailed response late Frida
The Citizen (za)
added Jun 15, 2015 08:59
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[Africa, South Africa] Anti-tobacco advocate says electronic cigarettes are potential life-savers

The SA Government must stop over-regulating e-cigarettes and doctors should recommend them to patients who smoke, says anti-tobacco expert Dr Derek Yach... Speaking at a media lunch hosted by the Electronic-cigarette Association of South Africa (EASA) in
Health 24 (za)
added Jun 9, 2015 01:21
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[South Africa] Tobacco industry on its knees as cigarette vehicle hijackers strike gold

Heavily armed criminal gangs are plundering the lucrative tobacco industry, carrying out at least four hijackings a day on vehicles transporting cigarettes. "You 'hit' a vehicle transporting cigarettes and you strike gold," said Francois van der Merwe,
Times LIVE (za)
added Jun 5, 2015 07:19
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[Africa, South Africa] Electronic cigarettes safer than tobacco, says Vitality Institute

VITALITY Institute head Derek Yach on Tuesday urged doctors to promote electronic (e)-cigarettes to their smoking patients, saying they offered a safer alternative to traditional tobacco products. Tobacco products kill six million people a year, accordin
Business Day (za)
added Jun 3, 2015 21:50
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[South Africa, Zambia] Africa losing $40bn in illegal cigarette trade

A SOUTHERN tobacco body has urged African governments to stamp out illegal tobacco trade, as their economies are losing billions of dollars in taxes annually. Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA) revealed that governments in the region are losing
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jun 3, 2015 00:02
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[Africa, South Africa] SARS drama spills over into the UK

The sordid SA Revenue Service (SARS) drama is spilling over into the UK, where police are now investigating...BAT had paid Pretoria attorney Belinda Walter to feed them intelligence on the illicit tobacco trade in South Africa.
News24 (za)
added May 18, 2015 10:53
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[Africa, Mid-east, South Africa, Syria] BAT continues to add spokes to its Heidelberg hub

FROM its 65ha plant in the dusty little town of Heidelberg, the world’s second-largest cigarette maker, British American Tobacco (BAT), services 22 markets across Africa and the Middle East.
Business Day (za)
added May 11, 2015 11:05
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Namibiam customs and police seize contraband cigarettes haul

customs and police have seized a huge cigarette contraband being smuggled from Zimbabwe to South Africa. The cigarettes that were seized at Rundu in northeast Namibia were concealed in two South African registered gas tanker trucks from Zimbabwe heading t
Coastweek (ke)
added May 10, 2015 11:46
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