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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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Destroyed documents: uncovering the science that Imperial Tobacco Canada sought to conceal (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Interpretation: The scientific evidence contained in the documents destroyed by Imperial Tobacco demonstrates that British American Tobacco had collected evidence that cigarette smoke was carcinogenic and addictive. The evidence that Imperial Tobacco soug
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Sep 18, 2012 15:32
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[North Carolina] Lawsuit targets British American’s role in Reynolds deal

wants the deal blocked essentially because British American Tobacco PLC is protecting its 42 percent Reynolds stake at the expense of public shareholders. The Beatrice Corwin Living Irrevocable Trust is suing Reynolds, its board — which includes top execu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 11, 2014 15:39
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Sri Lanka puts off graphic labeling on cigarettes till March 2013

Sri Lanka's health ministry has put off graphic labeling designed to educate consumers on the cancer and heart disease causing effects of cigarette smoke till March 2013.
Lanka Business Today (lk)
added Nov 12, 2012 11:08
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BAT-Imperial deal ‘likely’

Wells Fargo Securities believes a deal between British American Tobacco (BAT) and Imperial Tobacco Group (ITG) is “very probable,” based on a detailed market share and leverage analysis it performed.
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 1, 2015 12:00
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[Africa, Nigeria] BATN Reiterates Commitment to End Illicit Tobacco Trade

The company regretted that despite efforts to combat this global menace, Nigeria loses about 30 million pounds to counterfeit tobacco trade. At a media parley in Lagos to mark this year's World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) the company revealed that combined effo
This Day (ng)
added Jun 21, 2015 17:17
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[Delaware, North Carolina] Regulatory filing discloses new details of Reynolds/Lorillard deal

Lorillard Inc. has provided further insight into negotiations that led it to accept a $27.4 billion offer from Reynolds American Inc. in an attempt to partially settle a shareholder lawsuit filed in Delaware. Lorillard disclosed details of its agreement
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 20, 2015 13:01
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[Canada, UK, USA] BAT in $575m deal to settle asbestos dispute

ends the British tobacco group’s seven-year legal dispute with Flintkote, a US roofing company...said the agreement would provide “closure” on a legacy issue and protect it from current and future asbestos claims in the US. The settlement amounts to 3.6 p
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:45
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[Netherlands] DUTCH 'SMOKING IS MURDER' CASE GOES GLOBAL; LAWSUITS IN 17 COUNTRIES

Lawyers in 17 countries are following Dutch lawyers' lead in suing the tobacco industry for attempted murder or aggravated assault. Anti-smoking organizations and lawyers from 15 countries gathered in Geneva recently to discuss the Dutch appraoch to the,
NL Times (nl)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:37
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