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[Canada, UK] Tobacco firm shares hit after record Canadian court fines of £8bn

British American Tobacco, which owns Imperial Tobacco Canada, saw shares down 1 per cent, or around 50p, when markets opened in London on Tuesday. BAT is only party to the proceedings through its Imperial Tobacco Canada subsidiary.
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 07:42

British American Tobacco : UK High Commissioner faces the music at home, in Pakistan

newly appointed UK High Commissioner Richard Burtons recent meeting with the Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in which he advocated the tobacco industrys stance against the health ministrys decision to adopt large sized (85% pictorial health warning on cigarett (fr)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:52

[UK] BAT shares hit by Bloomberg anti-smoking fund

dropped nearly 3% to £36.90, making them the second-biggest faller on the FTSE 100 index this morning. BAT had gained after Wednesday’s budget which froze cigarette duty.
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 19, 2015 11:22

British American Tobacco's (BTI) CEO Nicandro Durante on Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

I’m pleased to say that British American Tobacco has continued to perform well and the group has delivered another good performance in 2014. Although currency movements had a significant effect on our reported numbers, on a constant currency basis, we g
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Feb 28, 2015 12:12

British American Tobacco says would fight UK "plain packaging" law

"If the regulations, as published this week, are passed, we anticipate taking legal action," said Jerome Abelman, BAT's director of corporate and regulatory affairs. The UK parliament is expected to vote on regulations to ban branding on cigarette packs
added Feb 27, 2015 09:49

[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

[UK] British American Tobacco fined for oversupplying cigarettes to Belgium ($$)

British American Tobacco has been fined by HM Revenue & Customs for oversupplying cigarettes into Belgium which can be smuggled back into the UK. The fine from the taxman follows pressure from politicians who have complained HMRC has been too soft on tob
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 13, 2014 15:12

[UK] BAT reports decline in tobacco volumes as smokers kick the habit

reported a decline in tobacco volumes, as smokers continued to cut back and rivals battled for market share. Total tobacco volume worldwide fell 1 per cent in the nine months to September 30. The drop was driven primarily by falls in the Americas and West
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 14:10

[Europe] E-Cigarettes Are the Future? Not So Fast, Says BAT’s Boss

“It’s not a category that’s taking the whole tobacco industry by storm,” Nicandro Durante, chief executive of British American Tobacco BATS.LN -1.12% PLC, said Wednesday. “The products, at the moment, aren’t delivering what people expect.” Mr. Durante s
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Aug 1, 2014 15:00

[USA] The logic behind Reynolds-Lorillard merger

Declining markets lend themselves to consolidation as the incumbents seek to sustain profits as sales slow. A combination of Reynolds and Lorillard would give them greater scale in what is still one of the world’s largest and most profitable tobacco marke
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 11, 2014 11:54
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