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BATS is smoking its rivals in emerging markets

can continue to make significant investments into its brands and at the same time grow margins, says Deutsche Bank, which today upgraded its target price for the stock. “BAT operates in the only staples sub-sector with real pricing power,” analyst Gerry
Proactiveinvestors UK Ltd (uk)
added Jul 7, 2015 16:50
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BATS is smoking its rivals in emerging markets

Deutsche said British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) can continue to make significant investments into its brands and at the same time grow margins, says Deutsche Bank, which today upgraded its target price for the stock.
Proactiveinvestors UK Ltd (uk)
added Jul 6, 2015 09:09
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[New Zealand] Tax hike chokes BAT NZ profit

The latest hike in excise tax has dented sales and profit for New Zealand's largest cigarette company British American Tobacco Holdings.
NZCity (nz)
added Jul 3, 2015 12:00
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[Africa, Kenya] Court suspends new tobacco regulations over violation of Constitution

High Court judge Mumbi Ngugi said Article 10 of the Constitution, which requires public participation in the matter, was not adhered to in coming up with the regulations. The High Court has suspended implementation of the new tobacco regulations, citing
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Jul 3, 2015 12:00
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[Canada] BAT vows to fight Canadian court ruling

British American Tobacco (BAT) has vowed to fight a Canadian court order to pay damages of £5.4bn over claims it failed to warn customers about risks of smoking. BAT said there were "strong legal grounds" to challenge the overall judgement by the Quebec
Proactiveinvestors UK Ltd (uk)
added Jul 7, 2015 16:51
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The impact of an increase in excise tax on the retail price of tobacco in New Zealand

Tobacco companies do not appear to be increasing the RRPs of budget brands in line with tobacco excise tax increases. The increasing price differential between budget brands, and mainstream and premium brands may undermine cessation and impede realisation
Tobacco Control
added Jul 4, 2015 16:04
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[Brazil] British American Tobacco Venture Boosted by Cuban Tourism Surge

Sales of cigarettes made by Brascuba, a joint venture between Brazil’s Souza Cruz SA and Cuba’s state-owned Tabacuba, have risen 18.5 percent in the first five months of this year, according to Co-President Alexandre Carpenter. Souza Cruz is controlled b
Bloomberg News
added Jul 3, 2015 15:00
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[Asia, Malaysia] BAT raises cigarette prices by 30 sen

After absorbing the cost of Goods and Services Tax (GST) for three months, British American Tobacco (BAT) Malaysia has finally decided to increase cigarette prices. The increase, which will take effect Monday, will see prices of cigarette brands like Dun
The Star (my)
added Jun 28, 2015 10:42
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[UK] Investigation examines bitter dispute over e-cigarettes in the public health community

(BAT) is now poised to market Voke, the first licensed medicinal nicotine product from a tobacco company. ASH has welcomed the decision, saying Voke “… will allow smokers to choose a product which meets the high standards of medicines regulation and cou
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:31
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[UK, USA] GORNALL: Why e-cigarettes are dividing the public health community

The tobacco industry used to be seen as the enemy of public health, but the move into e-cigarettes and harm reduction has seen some experts shift their views. Are they right or does industry have more cynical motives? Jonathan Gornall reports
British Medical Journal
added Jun 25, 2015 09:28
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