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22nd Century Group to Open Laboratories to Lower Costs of Research and Speed Development of Important New Products

it will open specialized laboratories in Western New York ...The new laboratories will accelerate the development of new nicotine-free tobacco varieties as well as the invention of important tobacco products.
Business Wire
added Nov 24, 2015 21:39

[UK] BAT steals march on rivals with 'smokeless' tobacco ($$)

A CIGARETTE alternative that still contains tobacco but claims to be safer could soon hit British stores...will start testing its first “heat, not burn” product in an undisclosed European market by the end of the month... known as iFuse
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 20:18

The iFuse 'hybrid' cigarette combines e-cig technology with tobacco to improve the flavour of the vapour

According to Kingsley Wheaton, director of 'new technology' at the tobacco giant, hybrid cigarettes will be 'cleaner' than other cigarettes, warming tobacco instead of burning it. But he admitted health research is still in its early stages. 'On the basi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 16:16

[UK] Imperial Tobacco shares hit record levels after report suggests rival BAT looking at financing for a bid, although not guaranteed

The Financial Times’ Alphaville website said that while BAT is said to be raising funds, it hasn’t made an approach and it’s possible none will be made, citing unnamed people close to the matter.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 15:30

British American Tobacco plc & Imperial Tobacco Group PLC: Investing Perfection?

the effects of tobacco on smokers’ health is likely to dissuade a number of individuals from buying either company. While that is entirely understandable, from a purely investment-related standpoint both British American Tobacco and Imperial Tobacco appea
Motley Fool UK
added Nov 23, 2015 00:23

[UK] BAT to launch iFuse hybrid ecigarette

will next week launch a new type of cigarette that combines ecigarette technology and tobacco, according to senior executives. The hybrid cigarette, called iFuse, will be rolled out as tobacco majors increase investment in so-called “next generation produ
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 22, 2015 16:25

Competition MVP: Cravath's Christine Varney ($$)

Christine Varney’s previous roles as FTC commissioner and high-ranking DOJ antitrust official have served her well...also advised British American Tobacco on its $4.7 billion investment in Reynolds American Inc.
added Nov 21, 2015 19:36

[UK] Imperial Tobacco shares hit record levels after report suggests rival BAT looking at financing for a bid, although not guaranteed

Shares in cigarette maker Imperial Tobacco rose to record levels today on speculation that British American Tobacco has been courting bankers about financing for a full takeover of its rival.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 20, 2015 18:17

[Australia] Illegal tobacco black market currently at 14.3 per cent

The amount of illegal ‘chop chop’ and cigarettes consumed in Australia represents 14.3 per cent of total tobacco consumption according to the latest Illicit tobacco in Australia report prepared by KPMG LLP in the UK. The report is prepared for British A
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Nov 20, 2015 18:07

[UK] Imperial Tobacco share price: BAT and JT viewed as most likely potential bidders

Imperial Tobacco Group Plc’s (LON:IMT) share price reached an all-time high this week, driven by renewed speculation that it could soon face atakeover bid from one of its peers. The surge of nearly four percent on Monday was caused by higher trading volu
iNVEZZ Limited
added Nov 19, 2015 15:46
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