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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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[Canada] SIDELINED Big Tobacco claims the government is playing favourites with cannabis companies

obacco firms are certainly peeved by the way the government is going about the legalization process. “We do not understand why the same principle, of a low tax for marijuana, is not being applied to tobacco,” said Jorge Araya, President and CEO of Imperi
Vice.com
added Oct 14, 2017 08:49
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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] 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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[Africa] Tobacco firm quits before new Uganda law

Giving some background to their decision, D’Souza cited the recent imposition of a leaf export tax of 20 US cents per kilogramme in the June national budget and the situation that could be worsened by the proposed repeal of the Existing Tobacco growing
East African Business Week
added Sep 16, 2014 04:32
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[UK] Electronic cigarettes could hit BAT and Imperial Tobacco harder than expected, say analysts

Canaccord Genuity cuts recommendations on two tobacco companies on predicted growth of e-cigarettes
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 9, 2013 12:23
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[Djibouti] BAT refused to sever ties with exile accused of pocketing £50m ($$)

An exiled businessman accused of syphoning £50 million from one of Africa’s smallest countries has worked for British American Tobacco for almost 25 years, documents reveal.
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 8, 2013 01:08
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