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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA/FoEN has right to information on tobacco incentives, court affirms

In a letter titled Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act with specific reference to the tax benefit(s) in the tobacco industry, ERA/FoEN made 11 specific requests.
EnviroNews Nigeria (ng)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:31
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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA/FoEN files legal action against customs over tax incentives given to tobacco companies

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has filed a suit against Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) over the agency’s refusal to honour its request to provide information on tax benefits granted to tobacco companies.
The Cable Newspaper (ng)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:31
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT loses major case against printing gory images on cigarette packets

British American Tobacco filed an appeal seeking nine months to implement health warnings contained in the 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations, which took effect in September last year. They claimed it would cost about Sh93 million in one financial year to
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:01
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT case to avoid health costs goes up in smoke

Cigarette manufacturers will contribute a percentage of their profits to cater for adverse effects of tobacco use, a court has ruled. They will also have to publish graphic images on their packaging to warn the public against tobacco use. A three-judge be
The Standard (ke)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:00
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT loses bid to ban grisly photos from cigarette packs

The Court of Appeal yesterday upheld the constitutionaity of a law regulating tobacco and requiring warning labels and repulsive pictures. The ruling was a setback to tobacco manufacturers who said the law was sweeping and unconstitutional.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:57
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[Africa] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Kenya says resignation of finance director

* Says resignation of Philip Lopokoiyit as finance director effective May 1, 2017
Reuters
added Feb 17, 2017 23:32
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[Africa] Kenya’s Court of Appeal Rejects British American Tobacco Suit, Upholds Tobacco Control Regulations

Today’s decision sends an unequivocal message that African governments can and should move ahead with efforts to reduce tobacco use even in the face of legal challenges from tobacco companies. Around the world, the largest multinational tobacco companies
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 17, 2017 22:49
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BRIEF-British American Tobacco Malaysia posts qtrly revenue 840.6 mln rgt

Reuters
added Feb 17, 2017 04:28
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris, BAT fined $260 million for illegal cigarette hoarding

South Korea hiked its cigarette prices by 2,000 won starting in January 2015, saying the increase will help discourage smoking. An audit showed that the foreign firms stocked up on their tobacco at warehouses before the price was raised and released them
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 13, 2017 14:30
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British American Tobacco Nigeria Global Graduate Recruitment Programme 2017 – Finance

If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Global Graduate (Finance) Progamme
Jollyboss (ng)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:43
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