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[North Carolina] Reynolds, BAT file dismissal requests on suit

Reynolds American Inc. and British American Tobacco PLC have filed separate requests for the N.C. Business Court to dismiss a lawsuit trying to block Reynolds' $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard Inc. Their requests were filed this week, along with a reque
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:11

British American Tobacco reaches $575 mln Flintkote settlement | Reuters

The agreement was reached by BAT's Canadian subsidiary Imperial Tobacco Canada in a litigation case which started in 2006 and related to issues dating back to 1986 and 1987.
added Dec 19, 2014 16:22

[Canada, UK, USA] BAT in $575m deal to settle asbestos dispute

ends the British tobacco group’s seven-year legal dispute with Flintkote, a US roofing company...said the agreement would provide “closure” on a legacy issue and protect it from current and future asbestos claims in the US. The settlement amounts to 3.6 p
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:45

[Australia] Big Tobacco distributes report bullying plain packaging laws

Philip Morris and British American Tobacco have briefed research and data to media outlets as "proof" plain packaging laws have failed, on the eve of their second anniversary on December 1. Philip Morris is promoting "a new piece of independent research
The Age (au)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:24

[UK] Fines for tobacco companies ‘fail to rein in black market’ ($$)

Revenue & Customs has privately told British American Tobacco that fining tobacco companies for breaching anti-smuggling legislation could fail to tackle the black market, according to leaked minutes.
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 28, 2014 11:58

[Australia] British American Tobacco spokesperson claims smoking among young people going up with plain packaging

British American Tobacco says government statistics show the increase in smokers aged between 12 and 17. Scott McIntyre is a spokesman for British American Tobacco - and he speaks to Marius Benson about the figures.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 27, 2014 13:22

[Australia] Simon Chapman: Up in smoke

AUSTRALIA’S pioneering plain tobacco packaging legislation, which was fully implemented 2 years ago, is the single most important piece of tobacco legislation ever introduced. I reached this conclusion while doing research for my book*, covering the
Medical Journal of Australia
added Nov 24, 2014 03:48

[UK] Des Naughton resigns from Nicoventures: British American Tobacco loses ecigarette managing director

Naughton will leave BAT on 28 February 2015 after nearly 20 years with the tobacco giant, four of which has been on the manage­ment board. In that time, he has also been group operations director and regional director for Eastern Europe.
City A.M. (uk)
added Nov 21, 2014 12:01

[Denmark] Supreme Court sides with tobacco companies

In the first lawsuit of its kind in Denmark, the Supreme Court rules against a long-term smoker's claims ... “Tobacco companies are not responsible for permanent damage that comes from long-term cigarette smoking,” the court wrote in its ruling according
The Local (dk)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:33

[Denmark, UK] Danish Supreme Court clears tobacco firms in case filed by ex-smoker

that two tobacco companies were not responsible for health problems suffered by a longtime smoker. Allan Lykke Jensen, 67, smoked for almost 50 years and had sought damages of 53,000 kroner (8,900 dollars) for health issues that included heart problems.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:07
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