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[Africa] Tobacco industry accused of 'intimidation and interference' in Kenya

British American Tobacco has undue influence over the Kenyan government and is in breach of WHO tobacco convention...More than 50 years after Kenya gained independence from British colonial rule, one company is steadfastly refusing to loosen its grip on p
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 17:48
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[UK, USA] BAT sues PwC over pollution liabilities ($$)

British American Tobacco is changing its auditor after 17 years, because it has filed a suit against PwC over historic pollution liabilities in the US.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 22:19
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British American Tobacco's (BTI) CEO Nicandro Durante on Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

I’m pleased to say that British American Tobacco has continued to perform well and the group has delivered another good performance in 2014. Although currency movements had a significant effect on our reported numbers, on a constant currency basis, we g
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Feb 28, 2015 12:12
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[UK] ARCHIVE: Health groups dismayed by news 'big tobacco' funded rightwing thinktanks

The Adam Smith Institute and the Institute of Economic Affairs received money from cigarette firms...They have also criticised anti-tobacco measures such as the ban on smoking in pubs, arguing that they represent an attack on civil liberties.
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:57
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British American Tobacco says would fight UK "plain packaging" law

"If the regulations, as published this week, are passed, we anticipate taking legal action," said Jerome Abelman, BAT's director of corporate and regulatory affairs. The UK parliament is expected to vote on regulations to ban branding on cigarette packs
Reuters
added Feb 27, 2015 09:49
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[UK] British American Tobacco to Sue U.K. Government If Plain Packaging Law Approved

“If regulation comes through, we will be forced into the position of a legal challenge,” said Jerome Abelman, BAT’s director of corporate and regulatory affairs, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. “Once the regulations become law, we expect th
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 27, 2015 09:34
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British American Tobacco says would fight UK 'plain packaging' law

"If the regulations, as published this week, are passed, we anticipate taking legal action," said Jerome Abelman, BAT's director of corporate and regulatory affairs. The UK parliament is expected to vote on regulations to ban branding on cigarette packs
Reuters
added Feb 26, 2015 14:37
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BAT preliminary results 2014: Interview with Nicandro Durante, CEO, and Ben Stevens, FD (PDF)

I have not seen an increase in the numbers of excise shocks across the world in the last couple of years. If anything, we have less excise shocks now than we had in the past. The issue that we face is that excise shocks are happening in the biggest
MerchantCantos (uk)
added Feb 26, 2015 08:25
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[Africa, South Africa] BAT calls for no increase on cigarette taxes

says the illegal cigarette trade has cost government R20 billion in unpaid taxes. "We'd like to urge the National Treasury to keep excise duties on cigarettes at the current level. And propose that rather it looks at widening the tax space and focuses on
Eyewitness News (za)
added Feb 26, 2015 08:16
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[Africa, Mid-east, Uae: Dubai] How tobacco tax spikes could trigger smuggling

speakers of the fifth Middle East and North Africa conference on ‘Combating Illicit Trade and Tax Engagement’ said yesterday. The annual conference, held at the JW Marriott Marquis, was hosted by British American Tobacco (BAT).
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 26, 2015 08:13
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