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[North Carolina] Lawsuit targets British American’s role in Reynolds deal

wants the deal blocked essentially because British American Tobacco PLC is protecting its 42 percent Reynolds stake at the expense of public shareholders. The Beatrice Corwin Living Irrevocable Trust is suing Reynolds, its board — which includes top execu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 11, 2014 15:39
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[North Carolina] Report urges tobacco workers' rights

A report released on Wednesday by two members of the British Parliament asks tobacco companies to guarantee freedom of association for farm laborers, some of whom live in conditions described as squalid while toiling on North Carolina farms. Labor Party
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Nov 6, 2014 17:42
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[Europe, Malta] INVESTIGATION - Part III: Actors assemble for EU melodrama

The new EU health commissioner’s first known contact with a tobacco lobbyist was on 20 August 2010 at the five-star Kempinski Hotel on the Maltese island of Gozo. John Dalli was still in his swimming trunks, he later recalled. Silvio Zammit had brought
EUobserver.com
added Nov 5, 2014 15:15
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[Asia, Korea - South] BAT launches Dunhill superslim capsule cigarette

Dunhill’s first superslim cigarette that contains natural extracts on Monday. Dunhill master blenders created the cigarette, called Dunhill Fine Cut Switch 1MG...It offers Dunhill’s unique premium flavor that makes a smooth transition into a cool and cl
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 5, 2014 11:24
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[USA, North Carolina] LAVERY/SHERIDAN: A Smokescreen for Slavery: Human Rights Abuses in UK Supply Chains

when we visited the tobacco fields in North Carolina we were shocked to find that this only scrapes the surface ... The Modern Slavery Bill has offered us an opportunity to tighten rules that already govern our supply chains, and we are proud that the Lab
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 5, 2014 11:04
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Regulatory Threat Hits European Tobacco Growth Prospects

Tobacco profit growth in Europe will be more subdued than previously predicted as smokers switch to cheaper brands and tighter regulations turn people away from lighting up, according to Moody’s Investors Service.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 30, 2014 14:23
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[Korea - South] Imported Cigarettes Shunned by Consumers in Korean Market

Imported cigarettes are losing ground in the Korean market due to the price hike last year, and the non-smoking trend of those in their 20s and 30s. According to the Korea Tobacco Association, British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea’s domestic market share
BusinessKorea (kr)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:20
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[UK] BAT expecting to fit thousands of gantry doors before ban

British American Tobacco says it expects to fit gantry doors at thousands of shops ahead of the display ban next April. Unlike its two major competitors – JTI and Imperial Tobacco – retailers will contribute towards the cost, but the Pall Mall manufactur
betterRetailing (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:12
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[UK] Retailer stung by shrinking tobacco pack sizes

manufacturers are being called on to improve the way in which they communicate pack size changes to independent retailers. The plea comes after one store owner from the Manchester area received a number of customer complaints following BAT’s decision to
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:11
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[UK] Strong pound drags on FTSE tobacco stocks ($$)

Tobacco stocks were dragging on the FTSE 100 on Wednesday, after further insight into the impact of the strong pound on UK blue-chip companies. British American Tobacco reported a 9.6 per cent fall in revenue for the nine months to the end of September a
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 23, 2014 13:26
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