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[Europe, UK] BAT general counsel Belhomme steps down as cigarette giant instructs HSF on plain packaging challenge

Belhomme retires as BAT, alongside other tobacco firms, brings a legal challenge in the European Court of Justice against the revised EU Tobacco Products Directive, also known as TPD2, which was adopted in May 2014 but has been delayed by a series of cou
Legal Business magazine (uk)
added Apr 9, 2016 03:11
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[Greece] British American Tobacco: Σημαντική διάκριση στα «Best Workplaces 2016» / British American Tobacco: An important distinction in the "Best Workplaces 2016"

awarded as one of the best working environments in Greece, between enterprises employing between 50-250 workers, posting the eighth division of the company in recent years. According to BAT, this distinction highlights the consistency of policies for the
Business News Greece (gr)
added Apr 4, 2016 19:02
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[Europe] Tobacco firms Philip Morris, British American Tobacco launch case against EU Tobacco Products Directive

Major tobacco firms have launched a legal challenge against a European directive that could increase the price of the cheapest packs of cigarettes by 70p. Philip Morris International is leading the challenge in the European Court of Justice (ECJ) agains
City A.M. (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 14:15
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[Asia] India's ITC says to keep cigarette factories shut over health warning rules

India's top cigarette maker ITC Ltd, part-owned by British American Tobacco, said it was not ready to print bigger health warnings on its packs as mandated by the government and will keep its factories shut until clarity emerges on the new rules.
Reuters
added Apr 2, 2016 17:46
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[Asia] Indian cigarette makers halt production over health warning rules

Indian cigarette makers including ITC Ltd, part-owned by British American Tobacco, suspended production on Friday over what they said was ambiguity in the government's new health warning rules for packs, a leading industry body said. Rules that mandated
Reuters
added Apr 1, 2016 16:24
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[Europe, Greece] Work begins on British American Tobacco logistics hub in Piraeus

It is estimated that when the hub is working at full capacity, a total of 3.1 billion cigarettes will pass through the facility on an annual basis, which translates into 1.1 billion euros in stored cargo value. It will be able to cover the needs of up to
Kathimerini (gr)
added Mar 29, 2016 17:33
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[Kenya] Big win for Health Ministry as BAT loses case on tobacco regulation

The High Court has adopted the proposed tobacco regulations seeking to control the manufacture, sale and advertising of tobacco products, with Judge Mumbi Ngugi directing that the regulations be effective in six months time. The ruling is seen as a majo
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Mar 27, 2016 18:41
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[Africa] A Kenyan High Court Upholds Tobacco Control Regulations, Rejecting British American Tobacco Challenge

court’s decision is a resounding victory for public health and allows the Kenyan government to move forward with implementing a law that will protect millions of citizens from the devastating consequences of tobacco use. As a party to the WHO Framework C
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 25, 2016 04:58
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tobacco factory closure bodes ill for M'sia

YOURSAY | ‘This will lead to high prices and low profits, and more companies will close.’
Malaysiakini (my)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:39
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Customs chief says already busting illicit smokes blamed for BAT plant closure

Customs Department director-general Datuk Seri Khazali Ahmad insisted his agency was actively enforcing laws against illicit cigarettes that were cited as a reason for a tobacco firm’s decision to close a factory in Petaling Jaya. Declining to comment on
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 19, 2016 17:43
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