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[Europe] The Tobacco Curse: Why Belarus Smokes And Smuggles Cigarettes

More than 65% of Belarusian university and high school students smoke... Belarus offers perhaps the cheapest cigarettes in the EU neighbourhood. They cost about 13 times less than in other European states. For example, in 2012, the price for a pack of Ph
Belarus Digest (by)
added Jul 21, 2014 20:29

[UK] Weaker tobacco, retail shares drag down FTSE, Tesco up

"Investors are concerned that if this verdict doesn't get quashed when it goes to appeal, then this could have severe implications for the entire industry," David Battersby, investment manager at Redmayne-Bentley, said.
added Jul 21, 2014 12:38

[North Carolina] Reynolds' strategy: Transform an industry

"I am absolutely confident that our journey to transforming the tobacco industry is enhanced by this transaction. "After 139 years operating in the Triad, Reynolds American remains committed to the region and to continuing to be an engine for regional ec
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 20, 2014 10:16
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[Nigeria] OLUWAFEMI: Pass Tobacco Control Bill Now!

Speech by Akinbode Oluwafemi, Director, Corporate Accountability & Administration, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), at a civil society press briefing on the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) Public Hearing in Abuja
Elombah Communications (uk)
added Jul 20, 2014 10:08

Reynolds/Lorillard Transaction Website

Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jul 20, 2014 09:18

[Nigeria] BATN seeks balanced regulation of tobacco sector

Speaking during stated the public hearing for the National Tobacco Control Bill at the National Assembly in Abuja, the company’s West Africa Director of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, Freddy Messanvi, said BATN has always supported the passage of a ba
Daily Independent (ng)
added Jul 19, 2014 19:30

[China, USA] An irresistible urge to merge

For Reynolds and Lorillard, the merger is a way to continue delivering rising profits to shareholders in a market where consumption is dropping by 3% a year. The main prize for Reynolds is Newport, a menthol-flavoured cigarette popular with black and His
The Economist
added Jul 19, 2014 13:37

Deal may shed light on BAT plans

Cameron on Tuesday discussed the other major shadow hanging over Reynolds: Whether its top shareholder, British American Tobacco Ltd., would expand its stake beyond 42 percent to become majority owner. A 10-year moratorium on BAT buying Reynolds stock end
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 19, 2014 12:18

[Zimbabwe] Tobacco advertising war escalates

the billboard, which has an array of Savanna’s products — Pacific brand — has a provocative pay line which reads: “Not British. Not American. Zimbabwe’s finest cigarettes.” The pay line is an apparent reference to BAT’s British parentage while the bit ab
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:23

How To Profit From The Historic Big Tobacco Merger

Action to Take --> These tobacco stocks should appeal to income investors. RAI is likely to stagnate until the close of the merger, but it also offers the best long-term growth opportunity of these five companies. LO in the sweet spot, offering investors
added Jul 18, 2014 15:59
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