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[Chile, Latin America] The Briefcase: New tobacco law prompts BAT pullout

said Thursday it is closing its operations in Chile because of changes to the country's tobacco law. The world's No. 2 cigarette maker said it objects to changes that include banning additives, such as menthol, and adding larger warnings to cigarette pac
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 13, 2015 10:54
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De cada 100 cigarros que se consumen en México, 17 provienen del contrabando y la pitarería [Of 100 cigarettes consumed in Mexico , 17 from smuggling and pitarería]

The Director of Corporate Affairs, British American Tobacco , Carlos Humberto Suarez , said illegal snuff presence in Mexico reflects a supply chain controlled by a well organized group . A year into the country 340 million untaxed packs and lack of san
AméricaEconomía (mx)
added Nov 21, 2013 13:16
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[Africa, Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa] INVESTIGATION: Tobacco giant, British American Tobacco, caught in intensive smuggling, corporate espionage

Following events in South Africa, the BBC in July 2008 aired a documentary, 'Bannatyne Takes on Tobacco', which looked at BAT's tactics in Africa and revealed that the tobacco multinational was breaking rules in Nigeria, Malawi and Mauritius.
Premium Times (ng)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:05
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Burma/Myanmar] Cigarette seller returns to Myanmar

BAT has taken a majority stake of the joint venture with partner IMU Enterprise, a unit of Sein Wut Hmon Group, which distributes Vegas and Golden Eagle cigarette brands. BAT said it plans to invest about US$50 million over five years in a production fa
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Jul 14, 2013 10:51
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[Europe] Over 30,000 previously confidential documents now public on LTDL

The breakdown is as follows: 30;046 Philip Morris documents - a majority of these were previously confidential and have now been released as 'public' 170 DATTA documents - depositions and trial transcripts from the latest Engle Progeny lawsuits 2 Brown &
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Mar 11, 2015 16:15
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[Burma/Myanmar, China] Big tobacco eyes Myanmar market

as Myanmar opens its doors to the world after half a century of military rule, it faces a new threat: Large multinational cigarette companies looking for new markets. After years of isolation, many young people want to be as "cool" as their Western peers
Al Jazeera
added Nov 20, 2013 15:25
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[Croatia] Serbia: Government will try to help tobacco industry

Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic said during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the takeover of the tobacco plant in the southern Serbian city of Vranje by the British American Tobacco (BAT) that the government will try to help tobacco producers
InSerbia (rs)
added Oct 3, 2013 15:52
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[North Carolina] Another player emerges in possible RJR, Lorillard merger

a potential fourth party — one with a trans-Atlantic presence — that may be required for Reynolds American to pull off a rumored purchase of Greensboro-based Lorillard.... Overshadowing any possible deal is the 42 percent ownership stake British American
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jul 1, 2014 11:29
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar’s Weak Legislation a “Lucky Strike” for Foreign Tobacco Giants

Although the country ratified the WHO Framework Convention against Tobacco Control in 2004, Myanmar has failed to implement some of its guidelines – such as putting health warnings on cigarette packaging. That along with insufficient and poorly enforced
The Diplomat (jp)
added Nov 29, 2013 22:12
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[New Zealand] Inside the gates at Big Tobacco's happy place

In the face of increasing pressure from anti-smoking lobbyists, the three main players in New Zealand's tobacco industry - British American Tobacco, Imperial and Philip Morris - are all still raking it in.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 13, 2013 01:09
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