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[Africa] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Kenya reports HY pre-tax profit 2.79 bln shillings

* HY ended June 2017 gross revenue 17.14 billion shillings versus 18.97 billion shillings year ago
Reuters
added Jul 20, 2017 18:50
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[North Carolina] Reynolds shareholders, analysts remain optimistic about sale to BAT

British American Tobacco says it plans to keep Reynolds American’s headquarters in Winston-Salem. The deal becomes final Tuesday. Virgil and Lucy Goode came to Winston-Salem on Wednesday to witness the end of one tobacco industry era and the dawning of
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 20, 2017 18:40
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Proposed Acquisition of Reynolds American Inc. approved by BAT shareholders

BAT’s Chief Executive, Nicandro Durante, commented: “We are delighted with the overwhelming support we have received, both from BAT shareholders and from Reynolds shareholders. The transaction is expected to complete on or around 25 July. We look forwar
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:49
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[Africa] VIDEO: Tobacco giant fights Kenya's anti-smoking laws

One of the world's biggest cigarette companies, British American Tobacco, has taken Kenya's government to court over its move to make anti-smoking laws stricter. Health groups in Kenya say that international firms' fight against regulations show that
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:38
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British American Tobacco to acquire Reynolds as activists decry merger

“We find it particularly shameful that a British company, BAT, is so dominant in Commonwealth countries like those in Africa, where it has been exposed for its continued use of intimidatory tactics. Ironically this is at the same time that the British go
ExecReview (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:33
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Form 8-K     CURRENT REPORT

On July 19, 2017, Reynolds American Inc., referred to as RAI, held its special meeting of shareholders, referred to as the Special Meeting, in connection with the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of January 16, 2017, as it and the plan of merger co
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jul 20, 2017 03:45
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RAI SHAREHOLDERS APPROVE PROPOSALS IN CONNECTION WITH PROPOSED ACQUISITION BY BAT

at the company’s special meeting of shareholders today, RAI shareholders approved three proposals related to British American Tobacco p.l.c.’s (BAT) proposed acquisition of RAI.
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jul 19, 2017 15:50
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[UK, North Carolina] Reynolds prepares for shareholder vote on sale to BAT

A shareholder vote expected locally for almost 13 years arrives Wednesday. At 9 a.m., Reynolds American Inc. shareholders will determine whether to accept $54.5 billion... Simultaneously, BAT shareholders will vote on whether to approve the purchase and
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 18, 2017 13:46
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[Africa, UK] LETTERS: The scandal of big tobacco’s behaviour in the developing world

Readers respond to the Guardian’s investigative series on cigarette companies’ efforts to squash anti-smoking measures in the poorest countries
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:29
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[Canada] Vaping rules, yes; plain packaging, no: Big Tobacco

Bill S-5, currently in the second reading in the House of Commons, would establish federal regulations for the production, sale, branding and marketing of e-cigarettes or “vaping” in Canada. It would also require that traditional cigarette packs adopt “p
Business in Vancouver (ca)
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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