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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] 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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[Canada] Day 197: Peter Hoult holds forth

I struggled to recall details of the previous appearance of former RJR-Macdonald president, Peter J. Hoult ... after the barbarians at the gate gave Mr. Hoult the heave-ho in 1989 he was considered by BAT for a position within its ranks. Headhunters colle
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 14, 2014 12:13
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BAT is first tobacco company to enter UK's e-cigarette market ($$)

British American Tobacco will become the first tobacco company to launch an e-cigarette in the UK, as City analysts debate the likely effect of the new category on the UK's $24bn cigarette industry.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 29, 2013 11:33
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[UK] VIDEO: Last gasp: Big tobacco’s search for a ‘safer’ smoke ($$)

Meet Robo-Puffer. Deep inside Building 27, a glass and red-brick structure on an industrial complex ... this machine does nothing but inhale contentedly all day. Scientists feed 20 cigarettes at a time into the device and watch it smoke them down to the
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 22, 2013 08:34
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[Australia] Big Tobacco accused of new smokescreen

Health Minister Tanya Plibersek is demanding two industry giants - Imperial Tobacco and British American Tobacco (BAT) - remove ringed watermarking from their cigarette paper that appear to make them look more sophisticated.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Nov 28, 2012 18:22
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[Australia] VIDEO: Tobacco firm may have breached packaging laws

The investigation began after the ABC alerted the department to the possible breach. The cigarettes feature three-letter words at the top of each, which the department is investigating to see if they are a form of advertising, which would be banned unde
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 29, 2012 13:49
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