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[Africa, Ethiopia] Smoke Screen: Companies Secretively Scramble for Tobacco Monopoly

as the auction of 40pc of the National Tobacco Enterprise’s shares is scheduled for May 19, 2016...have their legal teams in Addis, to ready their bids. Ethiopia, as a gateway to East Africa, represents a growing, youthful population, with increasing disp
Addis Fortune (et)
added May 18, 2016 19:34
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[Kenya] Big win for Health Ministry as BAT loses case on tobacco regulation

The High Court has adopted the proposed tobacco regulations seeking to control the manufacture, sale and advertising of tobacco products, with Judge Mumbi Ngugi directing that the regulations be effective in six months time. The ruling is seen as a majo
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Mar 27, 2016 18:41
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Reynolds American completes acquisition of Lorillard and related divestitures (PDF)

As a result of the acquisition, Lorillard is a wholly owned subsidiary of RAI, and former Lorillard shareholders will own approximately 15 percent of RAI’s common stock. RAI’s operating companies have key brands across major industry categories: Newport,
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jun 12, 2015 10:18
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[Asia, Namibia, Solomon Islands, Togo] WikiLeaks Launches Campaign to Offer $100,000 "Bounty" for Leaked Drafts of Secret TPP Chapters

JOHN OLIVER:...it's not just Togo. Two tobacco companies sued Australia in its highest court. Philip Morris International is currently suing Uruguay. British American Tobacco sent a similar letter to Namibia, ... the Solomon Islands.
Democracy Now!
added Jun 2, 2015 22:16
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[Asia] Sri Lanka apex court orders graphic warnings on cigarette packets from 2015

Supreme Court today ordered the leading manufacturer of tobacco products in Sri Lanka, Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) to include pictorial health warnings covering 60 percent of the front and back panels of the cigarette packs released to the market from Ja
LankaPage.com
added Jul 12, 2014 13:50
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[UK] BAT acquires ecigarette start-up

British American Tobacco has bought an electronic cigarette company as the world’s second-largest tobacco company by sales ramps up investment in cigarette substitutes.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2012 14:29
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POPE: Is Reynolds American Seeking Lorillard Or Selling Santa Fe?

Take a look at the idea that Reynolds American RAI +0.48% (RAI), 42% owned by British American Tobacco (BAT), is reported to be close to a deal to merge with rival Lorillard LO +0.64% (LO).
Forbes
added Jun 20, 2014 16:08
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] The calm before the smoke storm

Global tobacco giant faces uphill struggle against black market as well as tougher health regulations in Myanmar.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 9, 2013 16:21
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[Philippines] Cigarette prices and inflation uptick

For the first time in the history of taxation in the Philippines, an excise tax law favors imports over local products like cigarettes.
Malaya (ph)
added Mar 11, 2013 18:01
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BAT eyes Sudan as cigarette sales in Kenya stagnate

Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added May 5, 2011 00:00
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