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[Asia] India Tobacco Giant Tries Short Cigarettes as Taxes Hit Demand

India’s smokers are favoring cheaper options such as chewing and leaf-wrapped tobacco over cigarettes, as rising taxes prompt British American Tobacco Plc’s Indian associate to sell shorter sticks with lower duties.
Bloomberg News
added Apr 17, 2015 16:16
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[Australia, Malaysia] AGENCY OVERSEEING OBAMA TRADE DEALS FILLED WITH FORMER TRADE LOBBYISTS

US Trade Representative...is being led by former lobbyists for corporations that stand to benefit from the deals...Christopher Wilson, the deputy chief of mission to the World Trade Organization, recently worked for C&M International...represented...Briti
The Intercept
added Apr 17, 2015 12:25
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT challenges new cigarette regulations on packaging from Ministry of Health

The new Tobacco Control Regulations 2014 requires cigarette packages to carry health warnings and pictogrammes on the front and back respectively. In an application filed at the High Court yesterday, BAT says the order is unconstitutional.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Apr 17, 2015 10:51
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[Latin America] Amcor pays $US30m for Souza Cruz in Brazil

Amcor has agreed to pay $US30 million ($39.1 million) for the Brazilian tobacco packaging operations of Souza Cruz, which is majority owned by British American Tobacco plc and is the market leader in the Brazilian cigarette market.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:49
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[UK] British American Tobacco sales fall

The world,s second biggest cigarette maker, British American Tobacco, has reported a 1.4 per cent fall in sales. But bosses of the company behind Dunhill, Pall Mall and Lucky Strike, insisted it was performing better than average, as global sales have s
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 9, 2015 20:53
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[UK] UPDATE 1-Top British diplomat in cigarette lobbying row -FT (Adds comment from British High Commission)

"The High Commissioner understood the meeting would cover only issues related to the business environment in Pakistan...At no point did the High Commissioner lobby the Government of Pakistan on the issue of health warnings," a spokesman for Britain's For
Reuters
added Apr 9, 2015 11:31
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[UK] ​Smoking gun? Britain’s top diplomat to Pakistan rapped for attending tobacco lobby meeting

Britain’s most senior diplomat to Pakistan broke government rules by attending a meeting alongside one of the world’s most influential tobacco lobby groups, it has been claimed. Phillip Barton, UK High Commissioner to Pakistan, was revealed to have atte
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Apr 9, 2015 11:30
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[UK] Health experts demand Foreign Office apology after they attend meeting lobbying for tobacco company with Pakistani ministers

The British High Commissioner to Pakistan attended a meeting where British American Tobacco lobbied against plans for larger warnings on cigarette packets
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 9, 2015 11:26
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[Asia, Pakistan] BAT team asks govt to withdraw decision

The sources revealed the delegation asked the government to take back its decision of printing graphic Health Warnings the size of which has been increased to 85 per cent of the surface area of the cigarette pack. Though, this reversal was not accepted b
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 7, 2015 16:39
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[Pakistan] UK accused over cigarette lobbying abroad ($$)

Medical experts and campaigners have accused Britain's top diplomat in Pakistan of breaking government rules by attending a meeting at which one of the world's biggest cigarette companies lobbied ministers.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 7, 2015 16:26
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