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[Africa, Asia, Egypt] Healthier than ever

Although the price of cigarettes has skyrocketed in recent years, Egyptians are smoking more than ever. Multinational tobacco companies are competing aggressively for a slice of the market... "Watch Egyptian TV...the characters are smoking Marlboros," say
Zawya.com (ae)
added Feb 24, 2016 18:43
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: It’s no guess Leyonhjelm’s tobacco inquiry will recommend reducing the tax

we have the blossoming spectacle of one of these, David Leyonhjelm, who initiated a Senate inquiry into tobacco tax in Australia. It will start taking evidence soon. Leyonhjelm, who has been backed by Philip Morris, is avowedly against tobacco tax. Mult
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 24, 2016 11:27
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] BAT declares healthy dividend

A combination of reduced raw material prices, cost containment measures and asset disposals saw British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Holdings Ltd record a $15,5 million net profit for the year ended December 31
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 22, 2016 13:40
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[Africa, Nigeria] AKINREMI: Obasanjo, British American Tobacco and Blood Money

At the unveiling of the British American Tobacco’s regional headquarters in Lagos last week...internal BAT documents reveal the details of its bad behaviour in Nigeria that this same company will not dare engage in the United States, United Kingdom or ot
This Day (ng)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:39
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[Africa, Nigeria] AKINREMI: Obasanjo, British American Tobacco and Blood Money

At the unveiling of the British American Tobacco’s regional headquarters in Lagos last week...internal BAT documents reveal the details of its bad behaviour in Nigeria that this same company will not dare engage in the United States, United Kingdom or ot
This Day (ng)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:39
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[Australia] VIDEO: Tobacco industry targets illegal tobacco

With a senate inquiry into the impact of illegal tobacco, the tobacco companies have targeted the black market as a threat. / SARAH WHYTE, REPORTER: Despite some of the strictest smoking laws in the world and smoking rates going down, Australians spend
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 19, 2016 16:35
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: 'They want NZ to delay' - ASH says big tobacco stalling tactics won't work

Stephanie Erick, director of Action against Smoking and Health New Zealand (ASH) told Breakfast the "common tactic is to delay actions so it has a ripple effect but it's working in the opposite way." "It's time for New Zealand to join in and see some of
TVNZ (nz)
added Feb 18, 2016 20:08
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[Africa] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Holdings declares dividend of $0.44 per share

* Declares dividend of $0.44 for period ended Dec. 31, 2015 * Dividend payment date is May 27, 2016 and dividend record date is May 13, 2016 Further company coverage:
Reuters
added Feb 18, 2016 11:03
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] Exclusive: Legal fight looms for government over plain tobacco packaging

British American Tobacco has confirmed to ONE News that it will explore "all possible legal avenues" to fight the legislation, which will be debated later this year after a delay due to legal action against Australia's government by another tobacco compan
TVNZ (nz)
added Feb 17, 2016 10:29
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[Africa, South Africa] FIRST ON EWN: ALLEGED GLOBAL ESPIONAGE IN SA’S TOBACCO INDUSTRY EXPOSED

Eyewitness News has exclusively obtained a sworn statement in which British American Tobacco (BAT) and Forensic Security Services (FSS) are accused of an unlawful campaign to discredit BAT’s competitors. An excerpt from an affidavit has exposed a smou
Eyewitness News (za)
added Feb 16, 2016 12:37
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