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[Africa, South Africa] ‘Put the cigarette out near the baby please!’: Kind trucker who stops to give a baby elephant a drink on a scorching day is attacked for

A truck driver who stopped to give a baby elephant some water on a scorching day was condemned for smoking during the encounter. Footage uploaded on to Facebook by Chantelle En Rudi Beyleveld shows the truck driver squatting on a road behind his vehic
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:02
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BAT Says Planned South African Tobacco Rules May Close Plant

said it may close South Africa’s only cigarette plant if plans to ban branded tobacco packaging are implemented. BAT operates its eighth-largest factory globally in Heidelberg, south of Johannesburg. The proposed new rules would threaten the financial vi
Bloomberg News
added Mar 2, 2017 05:28
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[Africa, South Africa] SARS suspends 'last Jedi'

The unit was part of the controversial Project Honey Badger investigation into the illicit tobacco industry that has claimed the heads of senior SARS investigators...the tobacco investigation led to a viscous backlash at SARS against the so-called “rogue
News24 (za)
added Feb 27, 2017 11:55
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[Australia, South Africa, UK] OSSOWSKI: Harm reduction for tobacco addicts – plain packaging doesn’t work

nd development officer at ‘Students for Liberty,’ Yaël Ossowski, cites international examples of where the plain packaging of cigarettes, while seeming to work initially, failed dismally in reducing harmful tobacco consumption
Biznews (za)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:39
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[Africa, South Africa] BAT sells more cigarettes in 2017 driven by Rothmans' brand appeal

ts to curb smoking, British American Tobacco (BAT) increased the number of cigarettes it sold in 2016 slightly to 665-billion.
BizCommunity.com (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added Feb 24, 2017 17:42
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[Africa, South Africa] SARS PROBING ILLEGAL CIGARETTE TRADE AFTER MASSIVE BUST

South African Revenue Service (Sars) is investigating a case of illegal cigarette trade. Sars says its officials confiscated almost 17 million suspected illegal cigarettes on Friday. It says the cigarettes, valued at R18 million, were seized in Johannes
Eyewitness News (za)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:44
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[Africa, South Africa] SARS WARS: Suspension of the last remaining key official jeopardises ‘Tobacco War’ cases

Project Honey Badger targeted various tobacco industry players, including BAT, as well as smaller companies. It also sparked the first attack on SARS by spies and double agent...Loggerenberg, has been shafted. His departure means that around 15 criminal c
Daily Maverick (za)
added Feb 10, 2017 15:19
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[Africa, South Africa] Appendix I: Additional Domestic and Foreign Misconduct by BAT and RAI’s Wholly-­‐Owned Subsidiary RJ Reynolds Tobacco (PDF)

In 2006, a US federal court found that BAT and RJ Reynolds...unlawfully conspired with other U.S. tobacco companies to defraud the American people about their deadly products.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:30
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[Africa, South Africa] CTFK Letter to the FTC (PDF)

We are writing to urge the Commission to ensure that its evaluation of the proposed merger between British American Tobacco, Plc. (BAT) and Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) takes into account recent evidence of widespread corrupt and anti-­‐competitive cond
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:27
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[South Africa] FTC Urged to Consider Allegations of British American Tobacco Corruption Before Approving Proposed Merger with Reynolds American

Tobacco-Free Kids detailed allegations made during 2014-2015 by four BAT insiders – two former BAT employees and two former insiders working on behalf of BAT in South Africa – that included bribery of government officials and corporate espionage against c
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:21
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