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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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[Europe] Analyst says BAT takeover of Reynolds is likely; timing cloudy

A leading tobacco industry analyst said it is "very possible" that British American Tobacco Ltd. will either acquire majority ownership of Reynolds American Inc. or take over the company entirely. Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog did not indi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 8, 2016 22:01
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Iran Nuclear Deal: Big Tobacco Sees Opportunity For Cigarette Market Amid Lagging Revenues Elsewhere

With international sanctions on Iran slated for repeal in the coming months, foreign tobacco companies are positioning themselves to enter a market they view as "a ripe fruit waiting to be plucked."
IBT - International Business Times
added Oct 27, 2015 13:31
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Lorillard Reaches Record on Fresh Reynolds Bid Speculation (2)

climbed to a record high yesterday on renewed speculation that Reynolds American Inc. (RAI:US), the second-largest seller of cigarettes in the U.S., will make a bid for its smaller rival. The shares jumped (LO:US) 10 percent to $62.63 yesterday after Reu
Business Week/Bloomberg
added May 22, 2014 12:24
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[UK] Nicotine is good for you, says tobacco firm scientist ($$)

The startling claim, by a scientific adviser to the tobacco industry, came as researchers from New York University last week warned that smokers of the new wave of ecigarettes may inhale more nicotine and other toxins than regular smokers.
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 15, 2013 09:32
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[Germany, USA] Tobacco Firm Pursues 'Safer' Cigarette

BAT) said Monday that it would launch a 6-month controlled study of "reduced toxicant" cigarettes in which effects on respiratory function will be evaluated ... The new clinical study, to be conducted in Germany, will enroll 260 healthy volunteers, includ
MedPage Today
added Jul 29, 2013 16:20
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Burma/Myanmar, UK] British American Tobacco returns to Myanmar after 10 years

BAT’s move back into Burma comes as a steady stream of western companies, such as Norway’s Telenor, are looking to do business in a state once shunned by the international community. British American Tobacco is returning to Burma a decade after campaign
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:42
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] More areas declared smoke free

Smoking in restaurants will be illegal as of 1st of July, and a thousand dollars fine will be carried if any one business breaches this. This comes as a new law under the tobacco control regulation 2012 where graphical warnings on cigarette packets will
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Apr 12, 2013 04:58
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[Canada] Tobacco companies want case dismissed

Two of the tobacco companies the provincial government is suing are trying to get the case dismissed because they say P.E.I. courts don’t have jurisdiction to deal with it. Earlier this month British American Tobacco and Carreras Rothmans Ltd. filed the
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Jan 28, 2013 17:45
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[Africa] British American Tobacco company wins case in Kenya

In the case filed by cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BAT), the taxman lost more than a half a billion shillings, where BAT was let off the hook over classification of cigarettes. The decision by High Court Judge George Odunga exonerated BAT fro
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Feb 8, 2015 15:00
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