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[North Carolina] Reynolds, BAT finalize vapor tech sharing agreement

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. said Tuesday it has signed a definitive vapor technology sharing and licensing agreement with a subsidiary of British American Tobacco Ltd., effective immediately. The agreement with Nicoventures Holdings Ltd. is considered a k
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 1, 2015 19:11
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[Kenya, UK] Tobacco giant ‘paid bribes’ to protect sales in Africa ($$)

Anti-smoking campaigners are calling for an inquiry over allegations that employees of British American Tobacco paid bribes to politicians and civil servants in east Africa. According to the BBC’s Panorama, Britain’s biggest tobacco company, which owns D
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 11:42
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Major suitors may be lining up to buy Imperial

According to Wells Fargo Securities’ Bonnie Herzog, as well as media reports in Europe, Imperial Tobacco Group Plc is being projected as the last consolidation piece in the global tobacco market. Imperial would be acquired similarly to Lorillard Inc. in t
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 1, 2015 19:15
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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company signs vapor technology agreement with Nicoventures Holdings Limited

a subsidiary of British American Tobacco....Under the agreement, R.J. Reynolds and Nicoventures will collaborate to develop next-generation vapor products. This collaboration includes a process for joint research and development (R&D) activities, and coo
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Dec 1, 2015 17:20
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BAT-Imperial deal ‘likely’

Wells Fargo Securities believes a deal between British American Tobacco (BAT) and Imperial Tobacco Group (ITG) is “very probable,” based on a detailed market share and leverage analysis it performed.
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 1, 2015 12:00
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[Africa, UK] British American Tobacco accused of bribing government officials

Cancer Research UK called for an urgent inquiry into whether criminal offences have been committed under the Bribery Act 2010. Harpal Kumar, the charity’s chief executive, said: “We are appalled by the allegations presented in this programme. For any com
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 02:18
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[Africa, Kenya, UK] British American Tobacco accused of bribing senior politicians to sabotage anti-smoking laws

Commenting on the practice of bribery, Mr Hopkins, who worked for BAT in Kenya for 13 years, said: “It was explained to me in Africa that's the cost of doing business.” Several individuals involved with the World Health Organisation’s Framework Conventi
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 02:05
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[UK] BBC reports BAT tobacco giant paid bribes in east Africa

paid bribes to officials in east Africa, including two members of a convention created under the World Health Organization (WHO) to combat smoking, according to a BBC investigation airing on Monday. The claims were immediately denied by the London-based
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 1, 2015 01:33
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[China] Any Imperial Tobacco takeover would face major hurdles

But antitrust issues, strategic considerations, financing constraints and Imperial's strong stock price could confound willing players. "I think on a five-year view Imperial gets taken out because in declining industries, the law of consolidation gravit
Reuters
added Nov 27, 2015 00:51
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[Africa, Burundi, Kenya, UK] The secret bribes of big tobacco

Panorama found British American Tobacco illegally paid politicians and civil servants in countries in East Africa... BAT made illegal payments to two members and one former member of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Co
BBC Online
added Nov 30, 2015 17:03
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