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[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

[Africa] Uganda Sets Powerful Example with Comprehensive Tobacco Control Law / Strong smoke-free provisions enacted over industry objections

Uganda’s law sets a powerful example for Africa, which has traditionally lower rates of tobacco use and has been targeted by the tobacco industry as a major growth market.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:35

[Africa, South Africa] Reynolds may give BAT second wind

BRITISH American Tobacco’s sizeable stake in the enlarged Reynolds American group promises to deliver increased returns for the second-largest cigarette maker, which on Wednesday posted slower first-half sales amid declining cigarette volumes.
Business Day (za)
added Jul 30, 2015 06:58
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[UK] British American Tobacco beats expectations, shares up

reported better-than-expected performance for the second quarter, helped by cost savings and market share gains. Shares in the company, which makes Dunhill and Lucky Strike cigarettes, were up 2.8 percent at 0718 GMT (0818 BST).
Yahoo Finance (uk)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:06

[UK] BAT sees 'plain packaging' challenge in Britain being heard in December

expects its legal challenge to the implementation of "plain packaging" of tobacco in Britain to be heard in court in December, with possible final resolution by the end of 2016, a senior executive said. "We expect a hearing in December," Jerome Abelman,
added Jul 30, 2015 07:03

British American Tobacco CEO and FD Interviewed on 2015 Half-Year Results

In a video interview, CEO Nicandro Durante puts that performance largely down to its five Global Drive Brands and says he expects an even stronger performance in the second half. FD Ben Stevens outlines the extent to which the results were impacted by t
PR Newswire
added Jul 29, 2015 16:11

[Australia] TRANSCRIPT: British American Tobacco Half - year results 2015 Nicandro Durante , Chief Executive

plain package in Australia was implemented in December 2012. If you look at the results of 2013 and 2014 and the first half of 2015, you'll see it has not achieved the public health goals that the government set for themselves.
added Jul 29, 2015 16:10

[UK] ‘Plain Packaging’ of Tobacco Lawsuit Likely to Be Heard in December

BAT) expects its legal challenge to the implementation of "plain packaging" of tobacco in Britain to be heard in court in December..."whatever the decision, there will likely be appeals."
Voice of America (
added Jul 29, 2015 12:00

[UK] British American Tobacco beats forecasts as key brands grow

Shares in British American Tobacco rose on Wednesday after the world’s second-biggest cigarette maker beat expectations with a rise in market share for key brands and a slower rate of sales decline than its competitors.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 29, 2015 11:21

[UK] British American Tobacco hit by currency fluctuations

The FTSE 100 cigarette maker suffered a 6pc drop in profits due to dwindling smoking rates, price wars in certain markets and adverse exchange rates
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 29, 2015 11:20
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