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[Brazil] British American Tobacco Venture Boosted by Cuban Tourism Surge

Sales of cigarettes made by Brascuba, a joint venture between Brazil’s Souza Cruz SA and Cuba’s state-owned Tabacuba, have risen 18.5 percent in the first five months of this year, according to Co-President Alexandre Carpenter. Souza Cruz is controlled b
Bloomberg News
added Jul 3, 2015 15:00
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[New Zealand] Tax hike chokes BAT NZ profit

The latest hike in excise tax has dented sales and profit for New Zealand's largest cigarette company British American Tobacco Holdings.
NZCity (nz)
added Jul 3, 2015 12:00
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[Africa, Kenya] Court suspends new tobacco regulations over violation of Constitution

High Court judge Mumbi Ngugi said Article 10 of the Constitution, which requires public participation in the matter, was not adhered to in coming up with the regulations. The High Court has suspended implementation of the new tobacco regulations, citing
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Jul 3, 2015 12:00
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[Asia, Malaysia] BAT raises cigarette prices by 30 sen

After absorbing the cost of Goods and Services Tax (GST) for three months, British American Tobacco (BAT) Malaysia has finally decided to increase cigarette prices. The increase, which will take effect Monday, will see prices of cigarette brands like Dun
The Star (my)
added Jun 28, 2015 10:42
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[UK] Investigation examines bitter dispute over e-cigarettes in the public health community

(BAT) is now poised to market Voke, the first licensed medicinal nicotine product from a tobacco company. ASH has welcomed the decision, saying Voke “… will allow smokers to choose a product which meets the high standards of medicines regulation and cou
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:31
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[UK, USA] GORNALL: Why e-cigarettes are dividing the public health community

The tobacco industry used to be seen as the enemy of public health, but the move into e-cigarettes and harm reduction has seen some experts shift their views. Are they right or does industry have more cynical motives? Jonathan Gornall reports
British Medical Journal
added Jun 25, 2015 09:28
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[North Carolina] Reynolds: Board expansion temporary

Reynolds American Inc. said in a regulatory filing Monday that the appointment of Murray Kessler to its board of directors is only a temporary expansion of its membership. Kessler, former chairman and chief executive of Lorillard Inc., joined the Reynold
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 23, 2015 17:53
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[Africa, Nigeria] BATN Reiterates Commitment to End Illicit Tobacco Trade

The company regretted that despite efforts to combat this global menace, Nigeria loses about 30 million pounds to counterfeit tobacco trade. At a media parley in Lagos to mark this year's World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) the company revealed that combined effo
This Day (ng)
added Jun 21, 2015 17:17
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[Africa, South Africa] BAT seen as outperforming despite decline in smoking prevalence rate

BRITISH American Tobacco (BAT) saw its share price rally nearly 4% in midday trade on the JSE on Wednesday, after a number of research firms said they expected the company to outperform in the next few years.
Business Day (za)
added Jun 21, 2015 15:25
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Hungary tobacco producers challenge gov't over supply monopoly

As of 1 November 2015, only two companies may sell tobacco products directly to Hungary’s national tobacco shops. The new legislation practically squeezes out all other players and wholesalers from this market. Tobacco companies excluded from the distrib
Portfolio online financial journal (hu)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:08
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