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King & Spalding Signs on to Lobby for British American Tobacco

has enlisted the firm to lobby for it on matters concerning "discrimination and market access for tobacco products under international trade and investment rules," according to lobbying registration paperwork filed with Congress last week. King & Spalding
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Nov 27, 2012 12:42

[Canada] Tobacco Companies Reach Supreme Court To Out Throw $50B Lawsuit

Two of the largest foreign-owned tobacco companies have asked the Ontario's top court to discharge a $50-billion lawsuit instigated against them by the provincial government. According to the lawyers of British American Tobacco and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
Oye! Times (ca)
added Nov 6, 2012 08:02

[Indonesia, UK] Child tobacco pickers: TV documentary discovers children as young as 11 working in sweltering conditions

Shocking TV expose: Scandal of 11 years olds picking tobacco...later sold to a British cigarette giant
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 13:16

Australia's tobacco industry

The Australian tobacco industry makes a significant contribution to the economy in terms of government revenue, retail sales and employment.
British American Tobacco (BAT) Australia
added Oct 26, 2012 12:34

[New Zealand] Complaints over cigarette 'advertising' thrown out

Ministry of Health legal adviser Phil Knipe says there is "insufficient grounds to support enforcement action at this time". Chief executive of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), Hilary Souter, says whether the ads are advertising tobacco or not
TV3 (nz)
added Oct 25, 2012 05:44

[Russia] BUCK: Romney Must Answer Tough Questions On His Questionable Foreign Practices In Debate Tonight

It was only recently disclosed that Romney and Bain helped American British Tobacco into the Russian market, for example. It is unprecedented for a presidential candidate to have so many conflicts when it comes to foreign business ties.
CBS 2 Chicago
added Oct 23, 2012 09:51

BAT and Imperial Tobacco Slide on Proposed Russian Tax Boost

British American Tobacco Plc (BATS) and Imperial Tobacco Group Plc (IMT) fell the most in about a month in London trading after a report that health regulators in Russia, the second-largest tobacco market, proposed raising cigarette taxes almost eightfol
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 8, 2012 18:41

[Kenya] Sh43m bogus cigarettes snuffed out

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has impounded and destroyed a cigarette consignment worth Sh43 million in Mombasa, as smugglers attempted to distribute it to unsuspecting consumers.
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Sep 21, 2012 16:29

[UK] Emerging markets boost British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco expects good earnings growth this year despite the strong pound holding back its performance at the half-year after the world's No.2 cigarette maker gained from price rises and strong developing markets.
added Jul 26, 2012 12:59

[New Zealand] Fag war heats up as cover-up law bites

British American Tobacco has joined competitor Philip Morris in blasting the government's anti-smoking rules. . . . In a provocative challenge today, BAT, which controls about 75% of New Zealand's tobacco market, called on the government to prove its r
National Business Review (nz)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:54
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