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[Uganda, UK] British American Tobacco To Layoff 177 Direct Staff Due To Low Tobacco Profitability

says close to 15,000 farmers in West Nile and Bunyoro regions will be affected by its plan to terminate leaf production in Uganda. The global tobacco group, British American Tobacco, says close to 15,000 farmers in West Nile and Bunyoro regions will be a
NTV-Uganda (ug)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:51
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[UK] British American Tobacco Looks At Possible M&A Deals With Reynolds, Lorillard

The Times of London on Monday reported that British American Tobacco (NYSE: BTI), Britain's largest tobacco group, asked Deutsche Bank to work with UBS regarding possible financial deals in the United States. The article stated that British American Tob
Benzinga.com
added May 12, 2014 19:10
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[UK] BAT to Sell First E-Cigarettes Online in U.K. Tomorrow

Europe’s largest cigarette maker plans to offer a disposable e-cigarette called ‘Vype’ on its website, the company said in a statement today. The classic Vype will cost 6.99 pounds ($11) and deliver around 130 puffs of pharmaceutical-grade nicotine, acco
Bloomberg News
added Jul 29, 2013 15:49
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco tax smokescreen evaporates

Using tax changes as a smokescreen for price rises has allowed tobacco companies to maintain their earnings as cigarette consumption in the UK and Europe has continued to fall. One tobacco analyst, who asked not to be named, described the relationship b
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 7, 2012 15:55
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[Botswana] ATN condemns Tobacco Industry's campaign

ATN criticised the irresponsible conduct of, and fatal deception by British American Tobacco Botswana (BATB) ... in a campaign created to undermine and compete with more effective youth smoking prevention campaigns sponsored by the Government and non-gove
Mmegi (bw)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:35
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[Africa, Namibia] British American Tobacco bemoans increased tobacco taxes

On World No Tobacco Day, British American Tobacco (BAT) called on governments across Southern Africa to carefully consider the unintended consequences of increased taxes on tobacco products with the intention of reducing tobacco consumption.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:08
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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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