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[Africa, Zambia] Cigarette smuggling hits BAT

says the firm lost 50 percent of its profit in the last quarter due to cigarette smuggling. Mr Machanzi has explained that the negative impact also affects incomes for farmers and the government which is also losing tax revenue through smuggling of illeg
Zambia National Broadcasting Cooperation (zm)
added Aug 11, 2016 14:47
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[UK] US tobacco’s future emerges through the vapour

set to shake up the US’s $90bn tobacco industry, cementing Reynolds American as the second-largest domestic tobacco company and marking the emergence of British tobacco giant Imperial Tobacco as a serious player in the US for the first time. For North Car
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 15, 2014 20:48
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[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco companies frustrating Bill, says MP

The mover of the Tobacco Control Bill in parliament, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, has expressed concern over tobacco companies which have started up on a move to frustrate the Bill which has already passed the first reading. The legislator says he received a l
The New Vision (ug)
added Apr 4, 2014 13:21
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[Namibia] Tobacco wars heating up

Namibia Gazetted the Tobacco Products Control Act of 2010 that introduced plain packaging and ban the use of words such 'mild' or 'light' on cigarette boxes or any other tobacco products sold in Namibia. The world's biggest and the Namibian market leader
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Aug 21, 2012 02:08
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British American Tobacco to move from Morocco to Algeria

El Khabar (dz)
added May 11, 2008 00:00
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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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[UK] BAT to launch iFuse hybrid ecigarette

will next week launch a new type of cigarette that combines ecigarette technology and tobacco, according to senior executives. The hybrid cigarette, called iFuse, will be rolled out as tobacco majors increase investment in so-called “next generation produ
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 22, 2015 16:25
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[California] New Study Claims E-Cigarette Vapor No More Dangerous Than Air

“Decades ago, the tobacco industry tried to fool us into believing that filtered cigarettes were a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes, and now they’re making the same claims about e-cigarettes,” said Leno. He went on to claim that the tobacc
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jul 18, 2015 14:22
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[North Carolina] Reynolds: Board expansion temporary

Reynolds American Inc. said in a regulatory filing Monday that the appointment of Murray Kessler to its board of directors is only a temporary expansion of its membership. Kessler, former chairman and chief executive of Lorillard Inc., joined the Reynold
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 23, 2015 17:53
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Reynolds-Lorillard Merger Vote Confirmed for Jan 28

The voting was delayed due to a conflict between Beatrice Corwin Living Irrevocable Trust and the two tobacco biggies. The Trust had filed a lawsuit against the two companies demanding full disclosure regarding the merger before the shareholders vote too
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Jan 24, 2015 18:37
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