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[Australia, UK, Uruguay] If cigarettes kill, why do tobacco giants still wield so much power?

The industry now claims to be more socially responsible, yet it is suing countries around the world that try to introduce plain packaging
The Guardian (uk)
added May 29, 2014 11:02

[Philippines] 'Huge' demand for Pall Mall cigarettes in PH - BAT

Pall Mall Boost and Pall Mall Switch, which have a suggested retail price of P25 per pack, are two of the fastest-growing cigarettes brands in conveience stores. Bookless assured that BAT is increasing its production to meet the demand requirements.
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added May 29, 2014 01:07

[Africa, Uganda] Traders’ body denounces tobacco control bill

He said if the bill was passed in its current form, it would cost Ugandans billions of shillings in taxes, let alone jobs to hundreds of farmers growing tobacco in north-western Uganda. “One of the problems is that our brothers from the neighbouring cou
The Observer (ug)
added May 29, 2014 00:04

[Africa] NTCA Seeks Immediate Passage of Nigeria Tobacco Control Bill Into Law

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has urged the National Assembly to expedite action on the repackaged Nigeria Tobacco Control Bill which the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has translated to it few weeks ago for consideration and passage. The
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added May 28, 2014 23:51

[UK] Gateshead teenagers joins protest against tobacco manufacturer

Members of the Gateshead Youth Assembly took part in a protest outside the London headquarters of British American Tobacco and say the Government should introduce plain packaging on cigarettes to stop their fellow young people being drawn in to the habi
The Journal (uk)
added May 27, 2014 10:45

[Malta] Tobacco firm employees face uncertain future

A number of employees at British American Tobacco face an uncertain future as talks continue over a merger with another local firm, Times of Malta has learnt. Sources said the company was considering shedding about 15 of its employees: half the workforce
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 23, 2014 11:31

British American Tobacco Faces Choices in Reynolds-Lorillard

British American Tobacco faces three primary options should a deal proceed—and one fantasy move that would remake the global tobacco industry.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 23, 2014 07:47

Lorillard Reaches Record on Fresh Reynolds Bid Speculation (2)

climbed to a record high yesterday on renewed speculation that Reynolds American Inc. (RAI:US), the second-largest seller of cigarettes in the U.S., will make a bid for its smaller rival. The shares jumped (LO:US) 10 percent to $62.63 yesterday after Reu
Business Week/Bloomberg
added May 22, 2014 12:24

Exclusive: Reynolds American, Lorillard in advanced merger talks

is in active discussions to buy Lorillard Inc (LO.N) in a complicated, three-way transaction that could see British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.L) take a major role to back a potential merger, according to people familiar with the matter.
added May 22, 2014 11:22

[Ireland] Setback for Reilly's anti-smoking crusade as PJ Carroll wins case

The Sunday Independent has learned that the HSE has been forced to pay €5,000 in legal costs to PJ Carroll over a failed legal action against the cigarette company. The bill, which will ultimately be met by the taxpayer, is a major embarrassment to the H
Irish Independent (ie)
added May 19, 2014 11:47
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