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Evaluating South Africa's tobacco control policy using a synthetic control method

These results, which we mostly attribute to tax increases, are robust to different specifications of the ‘donor pool’. Conclusions Significant public health dividends can be obtained by consistently increasing the real tax on cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 7, 2016 00:13
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[South Africa] The man who blew the whistle on BAT

THE man who blew the whistle on the alleged racket of bribes relating to British American Tobacco (BAT) says he and his wife still get death threats....“I worked for FSS, but BAT was aware of what was happening every step of the way,” he says. “They eve
Sunday Mail (zw)
added Sep 5, 2016 13:30
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[Africa, South Africa] Zimbabwe: SA Firm to Set Up Cigarette Plant in Zim

South African-based cigarette manufacturer, Gold Leaf Tobacco is planning to set up a cigarette plant in Zimbabwe after officially registering its presence on the local market. Gold Leaf launched its brand, Rudland & George (RG) in Zimbabwe on Wednesday
All-Africa.com
added Sep 3, 2016 13:19
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[Africa, South Africa] Cape Town businessman sentenced over illicit cigarettes

Businessman Owen George Keyser was sentenced on Wednesday for transporting 40 000 packets of illicit cigarettes and having them escorted illegally. In 2011 police noticed Warrant Officer Jerome Hendricks in full uniform driving an unmarked car with light
News24 (za)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:54
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[Africa, South Africa] Railway cop accused of escorting illicit cigarettes

A railway policeman faces trial for providing a blue-light escort to a truck carrying 40,000 packs of illicit cigarettes from Johannesburg to Cape Town. The warrant officer‚ who was in uniform when he was arrested‚ will go on trial in Cape Town next we
Times LIVE (za)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:53
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[Africa, South Africa] SATobacco Espionage ‏@EspionageSA

TWEET ANY ARCHIVES, INTIMIDATION, BRIBERY, CORRUPTION, MONEY LAUNDERING, RAIDS, CCTV FOOTAGE, RECORDINGS OR ANYTHING RELATED TO THIS MATTER
Twitter
added Aug 16, 2016 14:15
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[Africa, South Africa] ARCHIVE: SARS drama spills over into the UK

Last year, it emerged that BAT had paid Pretoria attorney Belinda Walter to feed them intelligence on the illicit tobacco trade in South Africa. Others, however, claim that Walter was paid for information on some of BAT’s competitors in South Africa, incl
News24 (za)
added Aug 16, 2016 14:11
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[Africa, South Africa] SARS Wars: Massive data leak alleges British American Tobacco SA's role in bribery and corruption

the explosive documents reveal how members of SAPS, the State Security Agency, the Hawks and SARS were drawn into BATSA’s attempts to eliminate competition... SATobacco Espionage @EspionageSA signed up on 4 August
Daily Maverick (za)
added Aug 16, 2016 13:52
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[Africa, South Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco habit kicks in, but can't lift dollar drought

"Since dollarising the economy in 2009, Zimbabwe has faced a growing shortage of hard cash, now estimated at around $2.5-billion [R34-billion]. We see little scope for this trend reversing over the next two years, as a poor outlook for key exporting sect
Times LIVE (za)
added Aug 7, 2016 23:03
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[Africa, Australia, South Africa] Dire warnings can’t stop BAT from selling 332-billion cigarettes in six months

Although sales in Australia suffered following the introduction of plain packaging laws and higher taxes, British American Tobacco listed that country along with Ukraine, Russia, Italy and Turkey as markets that helped its Rothmans brand increase volumes
Business Day (za)
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59
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