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[Africa, Nigeria] British America Tobacco urges anti-tobacco NGOs to fund alternative smoking products

In a statement responding to a recent criticism of the company by an NGO and made available to PREMIUM TIMES, Thursday, BATN said that it was “surprised” that an NGO would fault its recent efforts to sensitise enforcement agents on the recently passed La
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 2, 2014 17:18

[Uganda, UK] British American Tobacco To Layoff 177 Direct Staff Due To Low Tobacco Profitability

says close to 15,000 farmers in West Nile and Bunyoro regions will be affected by its plan to terminate leaf production in Uganda. The global tobacco group, British American Tobacco, says close to 15,000 farmers in West Nile and Bunyoro regions will be a
NTV-Uganda (ug)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:51

[Africa, South Africa] Spy love gets ugly

lurid romance between SA Revenue Service (Sars) executive Johan van Loggenberg and Pretoria lawyer and alleged spy Belinda Walter...Walter confessed to being on the payroll of tobacco giant British American Tobacco (BAT) and providing confidential informa
News24 (za)
added Sep 1, 2014 23:16

[UK-Scotland] 'Don't tar us with the same brush as tobacco industry'

Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association (ECITA) claims their reputation is suffering because of "historic distrust". Tom Pruen, ECITA's chief scientific officer, said: "The vast majority of the industry is not anything to do with the tobacco indu
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 03:27

[North Carolina] Feds reviewing Reynolds' deal to buy Lorillard

companies said the request should not hamper their bid to close the deal by June 30...the selling of blu eCigs and the four cigarette brands may be enough to ease regulatory concerns about Philip Morris USA (50.7 percent) and Reynolds (33 percent) having
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 30, 2014 11:40

Feds reviewing Reynolds' deal to buy Lorillard

There is one pivotal parallel between the 2004 deal and the one Reynolds, Lorillard and Imperial are attempting. In each case, the No. 2 and No. 3 manufacturers wanted permission to merge, and the No. 4 manufacturer stood to surge to a double-digit marke
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 29, 2014 14:57

[UK] VIDEOS: 'Ban E-cigarette use indoors,' says WHO

A spokesman for the British American Tobacco company said: "We have always said that given nicotine is addictive, minimum age laws of 18 for the sale of e-cigarettes should be introduced. "However, if overly restrictive regulations are introduced hampe
BBC Online
added Aug 26, 2014 21:48

[North Carolina] Shareholder files suit against Reynolds

Reynolds American Inc.'s $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard Inc. has received its first legal challenge from a Reynolds shareholder. ... The plaintiff is suing Reynolds, its board of directors—which includes top executive Susan Cameron — and British Ameri
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2014 12:07

[Africa, Nigeria, UK] British America Tobacco urges anti-tobacco NGOs to fund alternative smoking products

“In recent times, stakeholders have asked NGOs involved in tobacco control to get more involved in consumer education and funding of research of alternative and healthier products for consumers, who insist on smoking as these areas are critically needed
Premium Times (ng)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:01
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[Nigeria] ERA/FoEN To African Govts: Prosperous Tobacco Farmer Stories A Myth

ERA/FoEN said the call had become urgent in view of the increase in tempo of visibility events organised by cigarette makers and leaf buyers through the International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) and its allies in different countries in the last two
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:06
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