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[South Africa] The British American Tobacco smuggling scam goes international

a document has been submitted to Parliament claiming there is evidence that British American Tobacco (BAT) has been involved in what looks like cigarette smuggling. The claim comes from the former Sars spokesperson Adrian Lackey, where he says that eviden
Cape Talk: THE John Maytham SHOW (za)
added Apr 24, 2015 11:28
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South Africa’s Tax Agency Didn’t Spy on Zuma, Ex-Official Says

Loggerenberg, who was suspended as head of investigations at SARS. These include accusations of corruption. Van Loggerenberg has said he was being targeted by officials in the tobacco industry, which he was investigating.
Bloomberg News
added Apr 24, 2015 11:24
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[Africa, South Africa] FIRST ON EWN: BAT IMPLICATED IN CIGARETTE SMUGGLING

South African Revenue Service (Sars) spokesperson Adrian Lackay claims evidence has emerged that British American Tobacco (BAT), a private investigation firm, and State Security Agency officials have been involved in cigarette smuggling.
Eyewitness News (za)
added Apr 24, 2015 11:22
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[Africa, China, South Africa] Zimbabwe encourages booming Tobacco trade, but discourages smoking

Mugabe...“We will grow for those who want to smoke it. You should listen to what your doctor says. But if you over smoke, don’t blame us,” he added, drawing raucous laughter from Zimbabwean and South African government ministers and reporters.
VENTURES AFRICA (ng)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:51
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[South Africa] NICHOLSON: World Conference on Tobacco or Health: keeping the focus on the tobacco industry

The conference closed with the announcement that South Africa had won the bid for the 17th WCTOH, the first time the conference will be hosted by an African nation. The challenge was set with the words of Nelson Mandela: “I have walked that long road to
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 15, 2015 09:00
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[Africa, South Africa] DREYER: Tobacco rules will smother small business

But the case that will damage my business beyond measure is the regulation proposed by the minister of health that will limit the space in which a specialist tobacconist may display all tobacco and tobacco-related products to 4m². Imagine trying to fit
Business Day (za)
added Mar 30, 2015 21:39
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[Africa, South Africa] STOTT: SA needs clear e-cigarettes legislation

City of Cape Town warnings that it will seek to clarify legislation around e-cigarettes and hookah pipes is a responsible move, writes Dr Dominique Stott, executive for medical standards at the Professional Provident Society financial services company.
Health-E (za)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:49
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3 Zimbabweans, 1 South African arrested for smuggling cigarettes worth $200,000

arrested in Limpopo province for allegedly teaming up and smuggling cigarettes worth $200,000 into the neighbouring country. The Zimbabwean trio, Takuzo Mutswiro, 22, Tatenda Nyamhunga, 31, Joseph Mhembwe, 27 and Gilbert Mamburu, 54, a South African from
Customs Today (pk)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:14
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[Africa, South Africa] Call for phasing out of tobacco products by 2040

VITALITY Institute head Derek Yach has joined global public health experts in calling for the sale of tobacco products to be phased out by 2040, in an article published on Friday in the UK medical journal The Lancet. The US-based institute was establish
Business Day (za)
added Mar 16, 2015 23:55
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[Africa, South Africa] BAT calls for no increase on cigarette taxes

says the illegal cigarette trade has cost government R20 billion in unpaid taxes. "We'd like to urge the National Treasury to keep excise duties on cigarettes at the current level. And propose that rather it looks at widening the tax space and focuses on
Eyewitness News (za)
added Feb 26, 2015 08:16
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