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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] 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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[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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[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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Will the FDA Burn Tobacco Giants With Low-Nicotine Rules?

Tobacco companies say manufacturing cigarettes with extremely low nicotine levels could result in significant negative impacts, including massive job losses, closed businesses, and lost tax revenue. Giants like Altria (NYSE:MO) and British American Tobac
Motley Fool
added Oct 30, 2018 23:20
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