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[Africa, UK] Update on Ongoing Investigation into Misconduct Allegations

we are investigating, through external legal advisers, allegations of misconduct. We have been co-operating with the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) and [BAT] has been informed that the SFO has now opened a formal investigation. BAT intends to co-operate wit
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Aug 1, 2017 17:03
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[Africa, Kenya, UK] BAT investigated by Serious Fraud Office over bribery allegations

is under formal investigation by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office over claims that it bribed officials in east Africa to undermine anti-smoking laws. The company said on Tuesday that it and its lawyers had been investigating “allegations of misconduct”, and
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 1, 2017 15:28
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[Africa, Kenya, UK] VIDEO: British American Tobacco investigated by Serious Fraud Office

(BAT) says it is under official investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over allegations it paid bribes in East Africa. The allegations were first made in a BBC Panorama programme in 2015. BAT said that it had been investigating the claims throug
BBC Online
added Aug 1, 2017 15:08
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[Africa, UK] Britain investigates British American Tobacco for corruption

Britain has opened a formal investigation into suspicions of corruption at British American Tobacco (BAT) (BATS.L) and its subsidiaries, nearly two years after allegations of bribery in Africa first surfaced.
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2017 17:09
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Global players keen to boost heated tobacco production

Popularity in Japan prompts makers to push alternative devices using real leaf
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 31, 2017 23:09
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[UK] How millions of us have become dependent on tobacco - for income

Even if you do not directly own shares in Britain’s two biggest tobacco firms – British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands – you are quite likely to have exposure via pensions, Isas or other funds. Currently, 47 out of the 84 funds in the UK Equity In
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:28
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FDA move on nicotine could boost Philip Morris iQOS smoking device

"We believe this could prove to be an opportunity over the long term for reduced-risk products and, therefore, Altria/(Philip Morris) as they have a unique competitive advantage with iQOS,” Bonnie Herzog, a tobacco industry analyst at Wells Fargo Securit
Reuters
added Jul 30, 2017 11:44
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VIDEO: Altria shares plunge after FDA releases road map to curb tobacco-related deaths

In an email, a British American Tobacco spokesperson told CNBC that the company's Reynolds American unit was "encouraged" by Gottlieb's comments. "Dr. Gottlieb's comments regarding nicotine and menthol do not come as a surprise to us," the spokesperson
CNBC
added Jul 29, 2017 13:32
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The new FDA plan for regulating cigarettes echoes a tobacco industry idea from the 1950s

A British American Tobacco company report stated in 1959 that “to reduce the nicotine per cigarette as much as possible and thus satisfy the trend of consumer demand…might end in destroying the nicotine habit in a large number of consumers and prevent it
Quartz
added Jul 28, 2017 20:33
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Reynolds a boost to British American Tobacco

BAT chairperson Richard Burrows said these were exciting times for the group. “In the first six months of 2017, the combustible business continued to perform well, against the backdrop of a strong volume comparator. The performance of Glo continues to ex
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 28, 2017 20:21
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