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Tobacco industry generates US$187m for West African govts

The tobacco industry has generated more than US$187million in 2012 for governments in West Africa, the Group head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, British American Tobacco (BAT), Kingsley Wheaton, has said.In a statement APA received on Friday in Lag
APA - African Press Agency (sn)
added Jun 7, 2013 11:49

Imperial Tobacco Slides on News of UK Plain Packaging Law

fell the most in five weeks in London after the Guardian reported that the U.K. plans to follow Australia in introducing plain packaging for cigarettes. The shares slid as much as 2.8 percent, the most since Jan. 30 when the company forecast a decline in
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Mar 6, 2013 11:42

Tabacco (sic) firm with £5.97bn in profits pay no tax in UK

BAT), which has a base in Southampton, increased its operating profits to a whopping £5.97 billion according to its latest financial results. But despite the mind-boggling sum, the cigarette giant doesn’t pay a single penny in corporation tax in the UK –
This is Winchester (The Hampshire Chronicle) (uk)
added Mar 6, 2013 07:13

[Australia] Health Ministry Chastises BATA for Plain Packaging Breaches

Giant cigarette producer British American Tobacco got a stern reproach from the Health Ministry for issuing products that were not fully compliant with Australia's strict plain packaging laws, which started gradual implementation in October 2012.
International Business Times (au)
added Nov 29, 2012 13:45

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
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