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Key genes in nitrogen utilization in tobacco identified

The identification of these genes could eventually lead to the development of plants that require less nitrogen and to the reduction of certain toxicants in smoke A new genetic road map of tobacco has been used to successfully identify and clone two mut
BAT Science.com
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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Next-generation products drove BAT merger

British American Tobacco said Vuse and other Reynolds American Inc. innovations helped motivate the company to spend $54.5 billion to acquire the 57.8 percent of Reynolds it did not already own.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 5, 2017 17:42
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BAT restructures to help e-cigarettes go mainstream

has reorganized its regional management structure to integrate its vaping products with its core business, in a push by the world’s biggest listed tobacco company to help cigarette alternatives go mainstream.
Reuters
added Sep 1, 2017 13:58
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British American Tobacco - Management Board Changes

Following the successful completion of the acquisition of Reynolds American Inc. (“Reynolds American”), we have decided to simplify our regional structure and to fully integrate our Next Generation Products (“NGPs”) business into the core operations of t
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tobacco makers push for return of small packs

In a rare interview with the managing directors of both BAT Malaysia and JT International Bhd (JTI Malaysia), they said that over the last couple of months the two companies and Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd — which together control 95% of the legal tobacco
The Edge (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:43
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Lawmakers to discuss raising HNB tobacco consumption tax

Lawmakers are set to discuss increasing the individual consumption tax on heat-not-burn tobacco products Tuesday, raising questions about how changing taxes will affect consumer prices of heated tobacco sticks. “If the consumption tax on heated t
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 25, 2017 21:29
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[UK] Politicians join forces to tackle illicit trade

A new cross-party group of Peers and MPs is being formed to combat the issues and drivers the illicit trade, including tobacco and alcohol.... The move comes exactly one month after JTI hosted an anti-illicit event in parliament, attended by MPs across t
betterRetailing (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:04
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[Congo, Somalia, Sudan South] BAT faces more media criticism of African marketing strategies

The Guardian’s report, released Friday, is based on BAT documents provided by former employee Paul Hopkins. The newspaper said countries affected include Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Somalia and South Sudan.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2017 02:25
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[North Carolina] BAT shareholders become latest to receive discount offer for shares

has become the latest in a line of major corporations with Triad ties whose shareholders have been approached by a Canadian investment group with an undervalue offer for their holdings. TRC Capital makes money off its offers by buying shares at below-mar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 18, 2017 21:37
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[Congo, Somalia, UK, USA] U.S. Authorities Urged to Investigate British American Tobacco for Allegations of Widespread Bribery and Corruption in Africa

[CTFK] is urging the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate BAT and its subsidiaries for possible violations of the anti-bribery and accounting provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2017 21:25
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