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John Oliver explains how Philip Morris and BAT are using trade agreements to bully nations

This is a must-see video, since it takes arcane details of international trade and translates it into English. Watch it on YouTube here. For a more academic discussion of how the pending Trans Pacific Partnership will help Big Tobacco and other corpor
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 16, 2015 15:59
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[UK] BAT seeks to offset slow growth with a mega-deal ($$)

has hired bankers to advise on multibillion-pound acquisition opportunities in America, including possible deals with Reynolds American and Lorillard. British American Tobacco has asked Deutsche Bank to work alongside UBS, the company’s long-standing fina
Times Of London (uk)
added May 12, 2014 13:00
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[UK, New York] 22nd Century Group signs licensing deal with British tobacco giant

22nd Century Group, a Clarence company that is developing very low nicotine cigarettes, has signed a $7 million research license agreement with a big British tobacco company. The deal with British American Tobacco, the world’s second-biggest tobacco co
Buffalo (NY) News
added Oct 3, 2013 04:28
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT sells more pricier smokes

British American Tobacco (BAT) Kenya posted an 11 percent jump in first-half pretax profit to 2.2 billion shillings (R255 million) because of higher sales and prices.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 15, 2013 17:31
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A Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity For British American Tobacco plc

Indeed, BAT announced earlier this year that it has appointed its former group operations director, Des Naughton, as managing director of its Next Generation Products division. Alongside him will flow substantial investment, with the company expecting a
Motley Fool UK
added Jun 18, 2013 13:47
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[Africa, Nigeria] AKINREMI: Obasanjo, British American Tobacco and Blood Money

At the unveiling of the British American Tobacco’s regional headquarters in Lagos last week...internal BAT documents reveal the details of its bad behaviour in Nigeria that this same company will not dare engage in the United States, United Kingdom or ot
This Day (ng)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:39
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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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[Africa] Kenya BAT scandal: Raila tried to stop KRA from freezing Mastermind Tobacco accounts

Raila Odinga "intervened" to stop Kenya Revenue Authority from freezing Mastermind Tobacco Kenya's accounts over non payment of taxes amounting to billions. In the letter dated May 4, 2010, the office of the Prime Minister wrote to then KRA boss Michael
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 23, 2015 04:59
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Cigarette price breakaway in Malaysia?

Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd's decision to maintain the price of its cigarettes so far hints of a breakaway from the industry's traditional practice of raising prices in unison. Following moves by British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT) and JT International B
Malaysia Chronicle.com
added Sep 17, 2014 14:30
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BAT pushes for tobacco harm reduction policy

British American Tobacco (BAT), has called on the World Health Organisation (WHO) and governments around the world to adopt a policy of tobacco harm reduction as a more progressive approach to tobacco regulation. The WHO’s own estimates suggest there ar
Daily Sun (ng)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:52
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