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Tobacco control advocates take Pakistan government to court for reneging on 85% graphic health warnings

The legal intervention from the Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) blocks the immediate watering-down of the law and calls health and finance ministers to account for reneging on a policy proven to protect public health. Tobacco industry pr
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Aug 15, 2015 10:56

Chief Scientific Officer of British American Tobacco presents at FDA public workshop

This workshop discussed the identification and implementation of biomarkers that are currently appropriate for regulatory use, and identification of biomarkers for which more data is required but which may viable for use in the future. Dr. Proctor’s contr
added Oct 12, 2015 12:42

[Australia, Canada, Italy] A footnote from the federal Tax Court

And so BAT is able to reduce its taxes in Canada and Australia by generating a little cross ownerhip amongst its subsidiaries. Will the tax act be amended to remove their right to do so? And when?
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 7, 2015 13:08

[North Carolina] Judge dismisses trust suit against Reynolds, BAT

The lawsuit sought to block Reynolds American Inc.'s $29.25 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc., which closed June 12. The trust claimed in its lawsuit, filed in August 2014, that non-British American Tobacco Ltd. shareholders of Reynolds stock may be sh
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 5, 2015 13:11

[North Carolina] Business Court judge dismisses trust suit vs. Reynolds, BAT

judge dismissed a shareholder lawsuit Tuesday that was filed by the Beatrice Corwin Living Irrevocable Trust. The lawsuit sought to block Reynolds American Inc.'s $29.25 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc., which closed June 12. The trust claimed in it
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 4, 2015 20:47

22nd Century Group to File Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results And Announces Conference Call to Provide Business Update

company focused on technology which allows it to increase or decrease the level of nicotine in tobacco plants through genetic engineering and plant breeding. The Company’s mission is to reduce the harm caused by smoking. 22nd Century owns or exclusively c
Business Wire
added Aug 4, 2015 10:21

[Africa, Kenya] Health minister defends strict tobacco rules in battle with manufacturer

Health secretary James Macharia has termed the introduction of a levy on cigarette manufacturers to regulate the tobacco industry as justified. Mr Macharia says in court documents that the fee is reasonable and does not constitute violation of rights to
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Aug 4, 2015 09:39

[Canada] The no-longer confidential financial statements

Imperial Tobacco and Rothmans, Benson and Hedges have now had their current financial statements made available to the public. . . . Why is PMI/RBH so much more profitable than BAT/ITL? If there has been such a dramatic fall in ITL profits, why has this
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 1, 2015 20:02

[UK] British American Tobacco to close Guildford Depository

“[BAT] has not been legally obliged to keep the Guildford Depository open for several years... “The vast majority of documents in the Guildford Depository are available online via third party websites and we haven’t received any visitors to the site in o
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Aug 3, 2015 12:31

[Mid-east, Uae] The long read: smoking kills so why is Big Tobacco’s toxic business thriving in the Middle East?

Thirty-five years ago this month, worried executives at British Ame­rican Tobacco flew the company’s commercial partners in the Arab world to London for an urgent conference to discuss “Smoking and Health in the Middle East”.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:11
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