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[UK] Politicians join forces to tackle illicit trade

A new cross-party group of Peers and MPs is being formed to combat the issues and drivers the illicit trade, including tobacco and alcohol.... The move comes exactly one month after JTI hosted an anti-illicit event in parliament, attended by MPs across t
betterRetailing (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:04
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[Congo, Somalia, Sudan South] BAT faces more media criticism of African marketing strategies

The Guardian’s report, released Friday, is based on BAT documents provided by former employee Paul Hopkins. The newspaper said countries affected include Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Somalia and South Sudan.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2017 02:25
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[North Carolina] BAT shareholders become latest to receive discount offer for shares

has become the latest in a line of major corporations with Triad ties whose shareholders have been approached by a Canadian investment group with an undervalue offer for their holdings. TRC Capital makes money off its offers by buying shares at below-mar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 18, 2017 21:37
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[Congo, Somalia, UK, USA] U.S. Authorities Urged to Investigate British American Tobacco for Allegations of Widespread Bribery and Corruption in Africa

[CTFK] is urging the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate BAT and its subsidiaries for possible violations of the anti-bribery and accounting provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2017 21:25
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[Africa, Congo, Mid-east, Somalia, Sudan South, UK] Revealed: how British American Tobacco exploited war zones to sell cigarettes

While civilians were being killed and cities ravaged by violence, BAT pursued opportunities to grow its markets. The documents describe how cartons of cigarettes were distributed to traders hidden in black bags in Somalia after Al-Shabaab banned sales a
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:37
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British American Tobacco p.l.c. recommends stockholders reject mini-tender offer by TRC Capital Corporation

BAT does not endorse TRC’s mini-tender offer and recommends that BAT ADS holders do not tender their ADSs in response to the offer... TRC has made many similar mini-tender offers for shares of other companies. Mini-tender offers are designed to seek to a
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:46
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[New York] Film Screening: "The Insider" | Co-sponsored with NYC Smoke-Free

In commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the passage of the New York City Smoke-Free Air Act, GPH is proud to collaborate with Public Health Solutions' NYC Smoke-Free program for a special screening...Karen Blumenfeld...Kevin R. J. Schroth...Diana Silv
NYU College of Global Public Health
added Aug 16, 2017 16:14
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[Africa, Nigeria] Campaigners Warn Over Youths, Underage Targeted Tobacco Adverts

Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance has raised the alarm against tobacco companies in Nigeria over their aggressive marketing campaigns targeted at vulnerable kids and youth in schools...“secret smoking parties orchestrated by the British American Tobacco Ni
Leadership (ng)
added Aug 14, 2017 15:17
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[Africa] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Zimbabwe says non-executive director Angela Mashanyare resigns

The Board extends its gratitude to Mrs. Mashanyare for her valuable contribution to the Company during her tenure and wishes her well in her future endeavors.
Reuters
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT challenges PMI in heated tobacco market with Glo

On Thursday, BAT announced through a press conference at The Four Seasons Seoul that it will be opening its first Glo flagship store in the Garosugil shopping district of Seoul on Sunday, kicking off its sales in Korea... Both Glo and IQOS are heated tob
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 10, 2017 17:00
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