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[Africa, Kenya] Why MPs Should Pass Tobacco Regulations

Joshua Kyallo, Director of Africa for Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids, says a tobacco epidemic is looming. He spoke to John Muchangi...the work in Africa, from TFK perspective, is primarily prevention; preventing an epidemic before it hits the continent.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 30, 2015 12:21
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[Europe, UK] New Government anti-illicit tobacco strategy

ASH welcomed the Government’s refreshed anti-illicit tobacco strategy launched today... However, ASH is concerned about the use of an industry authentication system, Codentify, to tackle the illicit market given the tobacco industry’s ongoing record of c
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 11:44
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[Brazil] BAT Lowers Souza Cruz Buyout Offer for Second Time on Payout

slightly reduced an offer for the 24.7 percent stake it does not already own in Souza Cruz SA, Brazil's largest cigarette maker, to account for an interest on equity payout approved this week. In a securities filing, Souza Cruz said BAT now is offering 2
Reuters
added Mar 26, 2015 09:04
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[USA, Wisconsin] BAT share price: UK tobacco giant hires KPMG as auditor

has picked KPMG as auditor after severing ties with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP... BAT is trying to avoid being dragged into the scandal over the polluting of the Fox River in Wisconsin back in the 1960s and might be held liable
iNVEZZ Limited
added Mar 25, 2015 12:06
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[Pakistan, UK] BAT team asks govt to withdraw decision

Inside sources at the Health Ministry confirmed the participation of the British High Commissioner in the meeting as a member of the delegation. The sources revealed the delegation asked the government to take back its decision of printing graphic Healt
The Nation (pk)
added Mar 21, 2015 21:58
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[Ireland, Norway, UK] As Europe adopts Australia's plain packaging reforms, big tobacco fights back

"I haven't seen the industry as ferocious about anything in more than 40 years," says Prof Daube. "They clearly do see it as a massive threat, especially now that so many dominos are falling."... Also this week, billionaire philanthropists Michael Bloomb
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:54
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[Africa, Kenya, UAE: Abu Dhabi] WHO calls tobacco firms 'cockroaches' after failed MPs retreat

(WHO) has ridiculed plans by cigarette manufacturers in Kenya to fly some local politicians to a beach resort for a “sensitisation retreat”. The cigarette makers are fighting stiff anti-smoking regulations that the ministry of health has proposed. Head
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:07
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[Africa, Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Billionaires start Sh364 million global fund to defend nations like Kenya against tobacco lawsuits

Kenya can now access a Sh364 million ($4m) fund to defend itself....Cigarette maker BAT last month sued Kenya’s Ministry of Health for threatening to stop the circulation of its Dunhill Switch cigarette brand. Dunhill cigarette packs contain the taglin
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 19, 2015 12:09
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[UK] BAT shares hit by Bloomberg anti-smoking fund

dropped nearly 3% to £36.90, making them the second-biggest faller on the FTSE 100 index this morning. BAT had gained after Wednesday’s budget which froze cigarette duty.
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 19, 2015 11:22
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[UK] Protecting the brand: British American Tobacco instructs Herbert Smith Freehills for plain packaging challenge

British American Tobacco (BAT) has gifted Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) with a major disputes mandate, and instructed the firm as the tobacco giant challenges the UK government's plans to bring in plain cigarette packaging. The London-headquartered BAT
Legal Business magazine (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:57
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