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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Big Tobacco in bed with SA law enforcement agencies

An amaBhungane investigation into the R5-billion-a-year illicit tobacco industry can reveal how two major multinational companies used their considerable resources to influence South African state security agencies to protect their commercial interests.
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Mar 20, 2014 14:31
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[Indonesia, Malaysia] Illegal smokes spike after price hike

With the new prices for some British American Tobacco (BAT) Malaysia cigarette brands at RM12 for a pack of 20s, several illegal cigarette sellers like Muthusamy (not his real name) have reported up to a fivefold increase in sales, even as the black mark
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 3, 2013 23:17
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[Africa] Nigeria's 10th Leading Tobacco Market Globally —BAT

Nigeria is one of the biggest 10 tobacco markets in the world, says the Managing Director, British American Tobacco, Mr. Keith Gretton. The Federal Government of Nigeria also rakes in N15 billion as tax annually from the BAT, its Managing Director added
P.M. News Nigeria (ng)
added Sep 17, 2013 11:44
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[Asia] HU: China's smokers: CNTC's captive market

BAT and PMI are reliant on the CNTC to sell their brands in China (555 for BAT and Marlboro for PMI); CNTC needs Big Tobacco to distribute Chinese brands to the world. However, since Chinese brands are virtually unknown outside the country and appeal mai
Financial Times blogs
added May 23, 2013 21:50
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Kenya to impose new tobacco rules

New laws regulating the manufacture, sale and advertising of tobacco products are expected to take effect in Kenya in September, according to a Business Daily Africa story relayed by the TMA. This follows the rejection by the High Court of a lawsuit fil
Tobacco Reporter
added Apr 7, 2016 12:22
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[Japan] BAT plans to end cigarette manufacturing agreement with Reynolds

The companies initially entered the BATUS Japan agreement in January 2010. They extended the agreement in December 2012 and revised it on May 14....“Reynolds has enjoyed a great partnership with BAT, providing superior quality and services. This provides
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 9, 2016 12:18
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[Europe] OPINION OF ADVOCATE GENERAL KOKOTT: Philip Morris Brands SARL and Others

1. In April 2014, following tough negotiations and an extremely animated legislative procedure, the Union legislature adopted, in Directive 2014/40/EU, (2) revised rules concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related produ
Court of Justice of the European Communities (lu)
added Dec 27, 2015 00:16
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[Europe] UPDATE 1-British American to test tobacco/e-cigarette hybrid (Adds quotes, background)

The product, called iFuse, will use elements of the company's Kent brand, and be sold in a market where Kent cigarettes are popular. Executives declined to say precisely which market that will be. The test is the latest in a line of cigarette alternativ
Reuters
added Nov 18, 2015 16:47
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[Canada] Trying to keep tobacco profits from fleeing the country

another preliminary round in the Appeal Court review of the Blais-Létourneau tobacco trials. Lawyers representing Quebec smokers came asking for an order to force the defendant tobacco companies to stop shipping their money overseas while the appeal is un
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 7, 2015 12:59
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[Korea - South] Imported Cigarettes Shunned by Consumers in Korean Market

Imported cigarettes are losing ground in the Korean market due to the price hike last year, and the non-smoking trend of those in their 20s and 30s. According to the Korea Tobacco Association, British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea’s domestic market share
BusinessKorea (kr)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:20
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