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[Europe, UK] Tobacco Firms Track Down Smugglers

Workers at British American Tobacco PLC's sprawling campus, 75 miles southwest of London, analyze hundreds of thousands of seized cigarettes each year, attempting to keep up with counterfeiters' increasingly...
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 29, 2014 11:41

[UK] Tobacco Firms Step Up Fight Against Cigarette Smuggling ($$)

Labs Examine Fake Smokes; Critics Say Industry Turns Blind Eye to Smuggling of Real Cigarettes
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 25, 2014 05:46

[UK] British American Tobacco threatens legal challenge to plain packaging proposals

BAT said it would fight to protect its rights to compete and the consumer’s rights to choose
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 5, 2014 14:27

[UK] E-cigarettes yet to make a packet for British American Tobacco...

The first e-cigarette launched by British American Tobacco is selling well, the giant is expected to reveal in its full-year results this week. But the Vype won’t contribute to profits of up to £5.7billion.
This is Money (uk)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:49

[UK] Nicotine is good for you: scientist

Will Hill, a spokesman for BAT, said the company "absolutely" stood by O'Reilly's remarks. He said that nicotine was good for health as it was being used by pharmaceutical companies to treat Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 15, 2013 09:16

[UK] 'Nicotine is GOOD for you': Scientist employed by cigarette manufacturers claims highly addictive drug makes your brain work better

Group scientific director for British American Tobacco … David O'Reilly has been branded 'irresponsible' and accused of telling just part of the story. He told the Sunday Times Magazine smoking helps a person's brain work more effectively, adding: 'It he
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 15, 2013 09:14

Australia at odds with cigarette makers over plain packaging impact

Australian laws requiring cigarettes to be sold in drab olive-green packets with graphic health warnings are making smokers think more about quitting, a study has shown, but cigarette makers say they have seen little impact on sales.
added Jul 23, 2013 00:05

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
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