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BAT First-Half Earnings Drop as Stronger Pound Reduces Sales

said first-half earnings fell 9 percent, hurt by a stronger pound and lower cigarette consumption, weeks after the the company pledged to help finance the smoking industry’s biggest deal to lock in share in a declining market.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 30, 2014 19:32
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British American Tobacco CEO and FD Interviewed on Half-Year 2014 Results

Increasing market share driven by its Global Drive Brands has contributed to a pleasing set of results for the first half of the year according to BAT's CEO Nicandro Durante, albeit the results were affected by sterling's recent appreciation.
PR Newswire
added Jul 30, 2014 16:47
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[UK] British American Tobacco Suffers Big Hit From Sterling Strength

reported lower profit and revenue for the first half of the year as it was hit hard by the comparative strength of sterling, although sales and profit rose at constant rates as volume declines moderated and it raised tobacco prices and further
Life Style Extra (uk)
added Jul 30, 2014 06:34
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[UK] British American Tobacco results hurt by forex

reported lower revenue and profit for the six months ended June 30, hurt by the strong British pound and a slight decline in volume. Excluding the impact of foreign exchange rates, the world's No. 2 tobacco company by sales cited improved market share fo
Reuters
added Jul 30, 2014 05:46
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[UK, North Carolina, Ohio] FLOC, British reps vow to fight for workers

A Toledo-based union vowed to fight for tobacco field workers who live and labor largely hidden from view — an underground world of deep poverty and grim conditions ...pledged to take the fight for farm worker reforms to their home country. They plan to
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jul 28, 2014 22:17
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Nicotine, cotinine can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by NNK in tobacco smoke

A new in vitro study has revealed that nicotine and cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine, can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by a certain carcinogen in smoke. The carcinogen 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone or NNK is produced during t
News-Medical.net
added Jul 28, 2014 05:26
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[Africa] Nigeria: Will Tobacco Control Bill Be Passed?

The varying arguments at the recent one-day public hearing on the tobacco control bill may have introduced a new twist to the debate on the bill's passage. Are the proponents of tobacco control just? Is the manufacturing or sales of the product illegal?
All-Africa.com
added Jul 24, 2014 15:11
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[Africa, Nigeria] Stakeholders laud Reps over tobacco control bill

Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Mr. Dele Sotuba, commended the National Assembly for the planned law as it will go a long way in sanitising the industry. . He further advised that th
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 24, 2014 15:09
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[Europe] The Tobacco Curse: Why Belarus Smokes And Smuggles Cigarettes

More than 65% of Belarusian university and high school students smoke... Belarus offers perhaps the cheapest cigarettes in the EU neighbourhood. They cost about 13 times less than in other European states. For example, in 2012, the price for a pack of Ph
Belarus Digest (by)
added Jul 21, 2014 20:29
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[UK] Weaker tobacco, retail shares drag down FTSE, Tesco up

"Investors are concerned that if this verdict doesn't get quashed when it goes to appeal, then this could have severe implications for the entire industry," David Battersby, investment manager at Redmayne-Bentley, said.
Reuters
added Jul 21, 2014 12:38
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