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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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[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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[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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[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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[Africa] Tobacco companies in Uganda oppose planned increase in taxes

BATU said the rise was detrimental to the industry. “Such sharp increases usually lead to a rise in illicit trade, currently standing at over 20 per cent of the market value, which is damaging to stakeholders, including the public health lobby,” said Di
East African Standard (ke)
added Sep 22, 2013 15:46
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Transnational Tobacco Company Interests in Smokeless Tobacco in Europe: Analysis of Internal Industry Documents and Contemporary Industry Materials

BAT's early interest in introducing SLT in Europe was based on the potential for creating an alternative form of tobacco use in light of declining cigarette sales and social restrictions on smoking, with young people a key target. We conclude that by inve
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 11, 2013 13:11
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ARCHIVE: Was the U.S. Justice Department Sold to the Highest Bidder

The law firm that fronted for Big Tobacco for four decades, Covington & Burling, has its former lawyers ensconced in three of the top slots ... Both Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General, and Lanny Breuer...Dan Suleiman, who also worked at Covington and
WallStreetOnParade.com (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09
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[Indonesia] Crisis looms as industry lights up Asia

The west is winning the smoking war, but in our region, the fight has just begun.
The Age (au)
added Aug 25, 2012 23:33
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[Malaysia] Tobacco firm 'shocked' as M'sia hikes tax by 14%

Over the weekend, the government raised the excise duty on tobacco by 14 per cent ... "Such a move will exacerbate the already high levels of illegal cigarettes in Malaysia and dampen all efforts that have been taken thus far to address this national scou
Business Times (my)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:23
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[Canada] 'Increasing harassment' of smokers: Cigarette chief on no-tobacco day

Ms. Polet, who has been with British American Tobacco, Imperial’s parent, for decades, issued a statement today calling for a new approach to curb tobacco use, specifically a program known as “tobacco harm reduction” that includes such things as e-cigare
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 29, 2014 14:16
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