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[Africa, Zimbabwe] BAT declares healthy dividend

A combination of reduced raw material prices, cost containment measures and asset disposals saw British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Holdings Ltd record a $15,5 million net profit for the year ended December 31
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 22, 2016 13:40
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[Africa, South Africa] FIRST ON EWN: WHISTLEBLOWER IMPLICATES B.A.T IN DIRTY TOBACCO WAR

The man, who cannot be identified yet, has claimed that British American Tobacco (BAT) allegedly hired spies, paid off the authorities and has corrupt government officials on its payroll. An excerpt from an affidavit has exposed a smouldering corporate
Eyewitness News (za)
added Feb 15, 2016 20:16
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[UK] E-cigarettes to be available on NHS prescription with one of world's biggest tobacco firms lined up as first supplier

E-voke, produced by British American Tobacco, has been granted a licence by Britain's medicines regulator - the Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). The company has also got the go-ahead by the Department of Health and it is believed the move wi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 3, 2016 20:51
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[Europe] Adviser to top EU court says EU cigarette law is valid

"(The advocate general) considers the EU tobacco directive of 2014 to be valid, in particular the extensive standardization of packaging, the future EU-wide prohibition on menthol cigarettes and special rules for e-cigarettes are lawful," the opinion sai
Reuters
added Dec 23, 2015 22:39
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Menthol Ban Among Sweeping Cigarette Reforms OK'd in Europe

Sweeping tobacco reforms passed by EU lawmakers - including a complete ban on menthol cigarettes - passed muster with a European court adviser Wednesday, despite strong opposition from Romania, Poland and Big Tobacco.
Courthouse News
added Dec 23, 2015 21:25
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[Europe, Greece] Greek crisis and tax hike foster cigarette smuggling

Consumption of smuggled cigarettes has risen by about 50%...an agreement between the Naples Guardia di Finanza (financial police) and British American Tobacco, during which discussion was held on the illegal market of ''Illicit Whites'' cigarettes produce
La Redazione ANSAmed (it)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:24
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LETTER: Nigeria doesn't need designated smoking areas

In our own Lagos which passed a legislation in 2014 prohibiting smoking in certain public places, public health advocates raised the alarm about attempts by British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) to confuse the public through several meetings with imple
The Nation (ng)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:11
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British American Tobacco Signs Vapour Collaboration With Reynolds

The agreement will provide a framework for collaborating and mutual cross-licensing of vapour product technologies produced by both companies through to the end of 2022. "This is an important milestone for BAT. This agreement should provide a strong pla
Life Style Extra (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 19:51
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[Africa, Burundi, Kenya, UK] The secret bribes of big tobacco

Panorama found British American Tobacco illegally paid politicians and civil servants in countries in East Africa... BAT made illegal payments to two members and one former member of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Co
BBC Online
added Nov 30, 2015 17:03
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[Argentina, Latin America] Argentine Supreme Court upholds tobacco marketing ban

The high court rejected a lawsuit filed by Nobleza Piccardo (British American Tobacco in Argentina): the demand claimed the unconstitutionality of a law passed by Santa Fe that establishes complete bans on tobacco advertising and promotion in that provinc
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Nov 4, 2015 11:27
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