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UPDATE 1-BAT sees lift from U.S. tax change, plans to reinvest it

said new U.S tax rules would boost its earnings per share by 6 percent in 2018, supporting its commitment to high-single-digit earnings growth and greater investment in vaping devices. Jefferies analysts estimated the 6 percent benefit equates to around
Reuters
added Jan 10, 2018 23:43
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[Africa, Kenya, USA] Tobacco firms ordered to revise warnings on packs

Early this year, Kenyan courts adopted similar measures after a case challenging new laws governing the manufacture, sale and advertising of tobacco products was dismissed, allowing the rules to take effect immediately. A Court of Appeal declined to gra
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:45
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KAZMI: Why Tobacco is a Source of Economic Corruption in Pakistan

since its independence it has been continuously exploited and has faced financial terrorism from all the Multinationals Companies in general and British American Tobacco in particular. British American Tobacco, a British multinational tobacco company bas
Sharnoff’s Global Views
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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[Africa, Nigeria] JAKPOR: Tobacco Company Infractions And Another Damning Report

The findings contained in the Big Tobacco Tiny Targets Nigeria Report showed... Even as Nigeria continues to foot-drag, the tobacco companies continue to evolve new tactics to frustrate any policy that will whittle their influence and profits. Some of th
Leadership (ng)
added Nov 1, 2017 16:24
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[UK] New 'smokeless' tobacco device, predicted to overtake vaping, has 90% less toxic substances than cigarettes, tests reveal

The tests, carried out by British American Tobacco which manufactuers Glo, found other 'new generation products' (NGP)– which include an e-cigarette – had similar lowered levels of toxicants. 'Although more long-term tests are needed, taken together the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 22:03
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Tobacco ads are back, sort of

These will display court-mandated text , with copy including: “Altria, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard, and Philip Morris USA intentionally designed cigarettes to make them more addictive” and “More people die every year from smoking than from murder,
World Advertising Research Center (WARC) (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:29
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[North Carolina] Cigarette-makers to run corrective ads on smoking dangers starting in November

Reynolds spokesman David Howard said Reynolds remains the entity obligated to the court order even though it is now the U.S. subsidiary of British American Tobacco Plc. "R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., along with the other parties, including the U.S. Departm
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 4, 2017 00:25
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British American Tobacco - Management Board Changes

Following the successful completion of the acquisition of Reynolds American Inc. (“Reynolds American”), we have decided to simplify our regional structure and to fully integrate our Next Generation Products (“NGPs”) business into the core operations of t
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:55
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[Congo, Somalia, UK, USA] U.S. Authorities Urged to Investigate British American Tobacco for Allegations of Widespread Bribery and Corruption in Africa

[CTFK] is urging the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate BAT and its subsidiaries for possible violations of the anti-bribery and accounting provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2017 21:25
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[Africa, Congo, Mid-east, Somalia, Sudan South, UK] Revealed: how British American Tobacco exploited war zones to sell cigarettes

While civilians were being killed and cities ravaged by violence, BAT pursued opportunities to grow its markets. The documents describe how cartons of cigarettes were distributed to traders hidden in black bags in Somalia after Al-Shabaab banned sales a
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:37
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