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[Bangladesh, UK] British diplomat lobbied on behalf of big tobacco

The Foreign Office is immersed in a major lobbying row after it emerged that a senior official sought to help a British tobacco company to avoid paying tax owed to one of the world’s poorest countries. Alison Blake, the British high commissioner to Bang
The Observer (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:53

[Europe, UK] Anti-smuggling proposal 'may let tobacco industry in by back door'

Tobacco campaigners are concerned that new draft proposals from the European commission for a system to prevent cigarette smuggling may let the industry in by the back door. The illicit trade in cigarettes has become a major problem worldwide. A study i
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:53

How Top U.S. Law Firms Get Away With Paying Women Less

In January 2014, the law firm Chadbourne & Parke hired Kerrie Campbell ...At various times it represented Winston Churchill, Howard Hughes, Brown & Williamson tobacco
Bloomberg News
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21

Next-generation products drove BAT merger

British American Tobacco said Vuse and other Reynolds American Inc. innovations helped motivate the company to spend $54.5 billion to acquire the 57.8 percent of Reynolds it did not already own.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 5, 2017 17:42

[Germany] Illegal tobacco trade costs country billions

Illicit trading in the tobacco industry is costing the country billions. It’s also leading to job losses. Now the industry wants the government to intervene. Today Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Lebogang Maile, visited British American Tobacco’s
eNCA (za)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:00

BAT restructures to help e-cigarettes go mainstream

has reorganized its regional management structure to integrate its vaping products with its core business, in a push by the world’s biggest listed tobacco company to help cigarette alternatives go mainstream.
added Sep 1, 2017 13:58

British American Tobacco - Management Board Changes

Following the successful completion of the acquisition of Reynolds American Inc. (“Reynolds American”), we have decided to simplify our regional structure and to fully integrate our Next Generation Products (“NGPs”) business into the core operations of t
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:55

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tobacco makers push for return of small packs

In a rare interview with the managing directors of both BAT Malaysia and JT International Bhd (JTI Malaysia), they said that over the last couple of months the two companies and Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd — which together control 95% of the legal tobacco
The Edge (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:43

[UK] Politicians join forces to tackle illicit trade

A new cross-party group of Peers and MPs is being formed to combat the issues and drivers the illicit trade, including tobacco and alcohol.... The move comes exactly one month after JTI hosted an anti-illicit event in parliament, attended by MPs across t
betterRetailing (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:04

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Lawmakers to discuss raising HNB tobacco consumption tax

Lawmakers are set to discuss increasing the individual consumption tax on heat-not-burn tobacco products Tuesday, raising questions about how changing taxes will affect consumer prices of heated tobacco sticks. “If the consumption tax on heated t
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 25, 2017 21:29
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