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Proposed acquisition of Reynolds - BAT obtains antitrust approval in Japan

British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Apr 6, 2017 19:06
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[Japan] British American Tobacco's $49B Reynolds Buy Gets Go-Ahead ($$)

Japanese authorities granted the transaction unconditional approval, Reynolds said in a statement. The clearance was the last remaining antitrust hurdle to consummate the deal after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission assented to the takeover, the company
Law360
added Apr 6, 2017 19:05
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[Africa, Uganda] Government defends law regulating tobacco consumption as civil society joins fight

In its main petition before court, BAT contends that the Tobacco Control Act has the effect of unjustifiably singling out the tobacco industry for discriminative treatment and amounts to a ban on right to trade and consume a legal product, which contrave
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Apr 6, 2017 03:40
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[Asia, Mid-east] E-Cigarettes and Vaping Market in Iran

Smoking in Iran is at record levels, social observers and national health groups say. Every day more and more people are taking up the habit, some as young as 13 years old, according to the Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association. A local anti-smoking group e
Financial Tribune
added Apr 6, 2017 02:06
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Proposed BAT acquisition of RAI gains Japan antitrust approval

Together with the previously announced expiration of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act waiting period, the conditions related to antitrust approvals required as part of the closing conditions to the proposed acquisition have now been sat
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 5, 2017 12:33
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BAT Romania: the illegal traffic of cigarettes harms the Romanian state annually with almost 3 billion lei

‘The illegal traffic of cigarettes must drop. Each 6th cigarette smoked in Romania comes from illegal traffic which means less income for the state budget. We want to support the Romanian authorities to reach its objective to bring the black market to th
ACTMedia News Agency (ro)
added Apr 3, 2017 18:07
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Another price hike in cigarettes could ruin BAT: Hong Leong

Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) Research said the industry is still experiencing pains from the previous excise-led price hike of 40 per cent in Nov 2015. It said softness in consumer sentiment persists, whilst affordability remains a pertinent issue,
New Straits Times (my)
added Apr 2, 2017 16:58
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Can tobacco clean up its act?

Emerging tobacco products have cleaner chemistry than cigarettes but regulators remain leery of their benefit—and the companies developing them... But PMI’s data are meant to do more than build trust with the public. They may also help PMI secure FDA app
American Chemical Society
added Mar 29, 2017 19:31
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT shares fall on impact from possible price hike

Shares of British American Tobacco (BAT) reversed into the red early Wednesday, falling to a low of RM46.92 on concerns about the impact from a possible price hike. At 10.33am, it was down 90 sen to RM47. There were 31,200 shares traded at prices ranging
The Star (my)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:18
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Tobacco giant BAT invests EUR 21 mln to start making the cigarettes of the future in Romania

will invest EUR 21 million in its Ploiesti factory, in Romania, where it will start making next generation vapor products, which are seen as the cigarettes of the future. The group has already invested EUR 250 million in the factory since its creation in
Romania Insider (ro)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:57
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