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[Europe] The Tobacco Curse: Why Belarus Smokes And Smuggles Cigarettes

More than 65% of Belarusian university and high school students smoke... Belarus offers perhaps the cheapest cigarettes in the EU neighbourhood. They cost about 13 times less than in other European states. For example, in 2012, the price for a pack of Ph
Belarus Digest (by)
added Jul 21, 2014 20:29

[Europe, France, Germany, UK] BAT Smokes Out E-Cigarette Rivals

British American Tobacco (BAT) is preparing to launch its biggest assault to date on the electronic cigarette market as it attempts to bolster sales of tobacco substitute products. Sky News understands that the world's second-biggest tobacco company by
Sky News (uk)
added May 24, 2013 18:28

[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

[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

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

[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
added Jul 12, 2014 13:50

[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

[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

BAT eyes Sudan as cigarette sales in Kenya stagnate

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

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).
added Jun 20, 2014 16:08
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