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[Africa] BAT BRIBERY EXPOSE IS WAKEUP CALL TO NIGERIAN GOVT ON TOBACCO INDUSTRY – ERA/FOEN

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has described the indictment of British American Tobacco (BAT) in a bribery scam involving its policy makers in East Africa as a shameful confirmation of public health experts’ long b
City Voice (ng)
added Dec 4, 2015 14:21
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT bribery scam forces out senior EABL executive

EABL was drawn into affair after it emerged that a corporate affairs executive it hired from BAT Kenya, Julie Adell-Owino, organised payment of bribes to senior Kenya officials. Ms Adell-Owino on Tuesday resigned from EABL, signalling that the brewer did
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 10, 2015 15:49
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[Africa, UK] BAT hits back after bribery claims ($$)

denied that non-executive directors failed to act over claims that the cigarette maker bribed African officials. Richard Burrows, who has been the company’s chairman since 2009, said: “I can assure you that the board takes very seriously its role in estab
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 3, 2015 15:39
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[Africa] How Tobacco Companies Target the Developing World

an international team of tobacco-control researchers found that, among the 16 nations they looked at, people living in the low- and middle-income ones saw much more tobacco advertising than their peers in high-income countries. Around the same time, jour
Pacific standard magazine and PSMag.com
added Dec 2, 2015 19:07
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Reynolds, BAT finalize vapor tech sharing agreement

The agreement with Nicoventures Holdings Ltd. likely played a role in BAT’s decision to provide Reynolds with $4.7 billion to keep the ownership stake at 42 percent following the completion of Reynolds’ $29.25 billion megadeal for Lorillard Inc. Legacy L
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Dec 2, 2015 07:34
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[Africa, UK] BAT accuser to hand evidence of ‘bribery’ to SFO

Hopkins, who appeared on the BBC’s Panorama programme on Monday alleging that he paid bribes on behalf of BAT to...Aliya Ram in London and John Aglionby in Nairobi
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 7, 2015 16:24
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[Australia] Illegal plain pack cigarettes found across Sydney (PDF)

On the third anniversary of the introduction of plain packaging, British American Tobacco Australia (BATA) today revealed that a well-known illegal cigarette brand called Manchester is now being sold in olive green counterfeit cigarette packs. Previous
British American Tobacco (BAT) Australia
added Dec 4, 2015 22:23
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RJR, BAT Solidify Vapor Deal

The companies in September signed a term sheet providing a framework for collaboration and mutual cross-licensing of vapor product technologies through 2022. Under the agreement, R.J. Reynolds and Nicoventures will collaborate to develop next-generation
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:48
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[UK] BBC Investigation: British American Tobacco Bribed Government Officials in Africa to Undermine Life-Saving Measures

The vast majority of these deaths will occur in low- and middle-income countries like those featured in the BBC investigation. As the BBC broadcast stated, “BAT bribes undermined a United Nations campaign to save lives.”
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 2, 2015 07:50
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[Africa, UK] BAT accuser to hand evidence of 'bribery' to SFO

A former British American Tobacco employee who has accused the cigarette company over bribery of officials in east Africa will on Wednesday meet the Serious Fraud Office in the UK to submit evidence under whistleblowing legislation.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 2, 2015 01:41
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