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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company signs vapor technology agreement with Nicoventures Holdings Limited

a subsidiary of British American Tobacco....Under the agreement, R.J. Reynolds and Nicoventures will collaborate to develop next-generation vapor products. This collaboration includes a process for joint research and development (R&D) activities, and coo
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Dec 1, 2015 17:20
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BAT-Imperial deal ‘likely’

Wells Fargo Securities believes a deal between British American Tobacco (BAT) and Imperial Tobacco Group (ITG) is “very probable,” based on a detailed market share and leverage analysis it performed.
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 1, 2015 12:00
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[Africa, UK] British American Tobacco accused of bribing government officials

Cancer Research UK called for an urgent inquiry into whether criminal offences have been committed under the Bribery Act 2010. Harpal Kumar, the charity’s chief executive, said: “We are appalled by the allegations presented in this programme. For any com
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 02:18
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[Africa, Kenya, UK] British American Tobacco accused of bribing senior politicians to sabotage anti-smoking laws

Commenting on the practice of bribery, Mr Hopkins, who worked for BAT in Kenya for 13 years, said: “It was explained to me in Africa that's the cost of doing business.” Several individuals involved with the World Health Organisation’s Framework Conventi
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 02:05
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[UK] BBC reports BAT tobacco giant paid bribes in east Africa

paid bribes to officials in east Africa, including two members of a convention created under the World Health Organization (WHO) to combat smoking, according to a BBC investigation airing on Monday. The claims were immediately denied by the London-based
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 1, 2015 01:33
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[China] Any Imperial Tobacco takeover would face major hurdles

But antitrust issues, strategic considerations, financing constraints and Imperial's strong stock price could confound willing players. "I think on a five-year view Imperial gets taken out because in declining industries, the law of consolidation gravit
Reuters
added Nov 27, 2015 00:51
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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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22nd Century Group to Open Laboratories to Lower Costs of Research and Speed Development of Important New Products

it will open specialized laboratories in Western New York ...The new laboratories will accelerate the development of new nicotine-free tobacco varieties as well as the invention of important tobacco products.
Business Wire
added Nov 24, 2015 21:39
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The iFuse 'hybrid' cigarette combines e-cig technology with tobacco to improve the flavour of the vapour

According to Kingsley Wheaton, director of 'new technology' at the tobacco giant, hybrid cigarettes will be 'cleaner' than other cigarettes, warming tobacco instead of burning it. But he admitted health research is still in its early stages. 'On the basi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 16:16
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[UK] BAT to launch iFuse hybrid ecigarette

will next week launch a new type of cigarette that combines ecigarette technology and tobacco, according to senior executives. The hybrid cigarette, called iFuse, will be rolled out as tobacco majors increase investment in so-called “next generation produ
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 22, 2015 16:25
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