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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

[South Africa] Tobacco giant makes last ditch bid on advertising

British American Tobacco SA (Batsa) has launched a final attempt to have tobacco advertising re-instated by approaching the Constitutional Court, Die Burger reports.
Legal Brief Today (Juta & Company Ltd) (za)
added Jul 13, 2012 06:35

[Canada] Day 37 - Not looking back

Marie Polet's ahistorical testimony about the activities of Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd and its U.K. parent continued today . . . The recently-arrived president provided similarly murky responses as she had yesterday.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 6, 2012 00:03

[Philippines] Lucky Strike maker to buy more PH tobacco

The maker of Lucky Strike cigarettes on Thursday said it will double the volume of tobacco leaf it currently buys from the Philippines next year, in anticipation of Congress' passage of the "sin tax" reform measure.
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added May 24, 2012 08:52
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