SARS Wars: Health warning – tobacco may be harmful to your democracy
This month nine US politicians wrote to the US Department of Justice demanding that it investigate the London-listed British American Tobacco (BAT) following claims that the company engaged in widespread bribery of politicians and policymakers in Africa. Police in the UK are also investigating claims in relation to BAT’s dealings in South Africa and an explosive affidavit by a whistleblowersummited to the Competition Commission also suggests large scale industrial espionage and the corruption of government officials. Meanwhile, the Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association has come out guns blazing.
Abu Dhabi DED Confiscates Over 10,000 Counterfeit Beauty And Skincare Products And Fines 12 Unlicensed Truck Drivers
Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, DED, has seized 10,231 counterfeit...