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[Asia, Malaysia] BAT cautious on outlook, illegal cigarettes still a concern

British American Tobacco Malaysia Bhd expects a challenging outlook for 2014, citing that any further increase in excise duties would fuel the illegal cigarette problem. Commenting on the performance at a press conference after its annual general meeting
The Star (my)
added Apr 22, 2014 11:45
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Reynolds American Former CEO Susan Cameron to Return to Post

The sudden handover, effective May 1, was an unexpected development at the second-largest U.S. tobacco company by revenue, and whose cigarette brands include Camel and Pall Mall. That could fan speculation that more changes are in store at Winston-Salem
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 16, 2014 22:25
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: CRONIN: The muscle and money of Big Tobacco

There should be no room for nuance when tobacco is discussed. Six million lives are lost to smoking every year. The companies that cause this suffering deserve to be treated as pariahs. So why is the EU accommodating them?
EUobserver.com
added Apr 15, 2014 17:27
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[Korea - South] AUDIO: NHIS launches lawsuit against tobacco makers

Korea’s national health insurer yesterday sued three global and domestic cigarette companies for 53.7 billion won, or $51.6 million, in compensation for health care costs linked to smoking-related diseases.
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Apr 14, 2014 12:11
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[Korea - South] VIDEO: National health insurer sues 3 tobacco companies

For the first time ever here in Korea, a public organization the National Health Insurance Service, is suing cigarette companies to recover medical costs incurred due to tobacco-related illnesses. Less than a week ago, seven individuals and their familie
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Apr 14, 2014 12:07
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[Malaysia, UK] British American Tobacco Launches 2013 Sustainability Summary Report

has launched its latest sustainability report which focuses on harm reduction, sustainable agriculture and corporate behaviour. The report titled 'Value Shared: A tobacco company for the 21st century' also focused on how the company worked in the aforeme
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Apr 14, 2014 08:50
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[Korea - South] UPDATE 1-S.Korea's state health insurer tobacco firms for damages

Only four tobacco lawsuits have ever been heard in South Korea, all by individuals or families, so there is no precedent of a successful action against a tobacco company. Even if the insurer prevails, Morningstar analyst Philip Gorham said the damages b
Reuters
added Apr 14, 2014 08:44
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[Korea - South] S.Korea's state health insurer sues Philip Morris, BAT for smoking damages

South Korea's state health insurer said on Monday it was seeking an initial 53.7 billion won ($51.9 million) from three tobacco companies, including the local units of Philip Morris and British American Tobacco , to offset treatment costs for diseases lin
Reuters
added Apr 14, 2014 00:32
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[Korea - South] NHIS files complaint against three tobacco companies

To recover medical costs incurred due to tobacco-related illnesses, the National Health Insurance Service has filed a 52-million U.S. dollar complaint against the nation's biggest tobacco company KT&G, as well as Phillip Morris and British American Tobac
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Apr 14, 2014 00:30
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[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco companies frustrating Bill, says MP

The mover of the Tobacco Control Bill in parliament, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, has expressed concern over tobacco companies which have started up on a move to frustrate the Bill which has already passed the first reading. The legislator says he received a l
The New Vision (ug)
added Apr 4, 2014 13:21
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