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[Australia] EDITORIAL: British American Tobacco's cynical FOI trick

BAT is cynically exploiting the FOI regime to further its odious campaign against plain packaging. We say to BAT, back off. After too many deaths from lung, mouth and other cancers caused by tobacco, we are all wiser to your tricks.
The Age (au)
added Sep 10, 2015 12:07
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[Asia-pacific, Europe, Japan, USA] WOLVERTON: Big Tobacco Eyes Easing Restrictions Via TTIP

a 14-page letter from British American Tobacco revealed fewer than five percent of the text. What was visible was little more than the written version of small talk...meeting with lobbyists working for Philip Morris...even the date was redacted!
The New American
added Sep 5, 2015 16:34
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[North Carolina] Shareholder trust appeals ruling on Reynolds-Lorillard deal

A trust that tried to block Reynolds American Inc.’s $29.25 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc. is appealing the dismissal of its lawsuit...non-BAT shareholders of Reynolds stock may be shortchanged related to potential international revenue streams from i
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 5, 2015 16:01
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[Africa] BAT Kenyan backs antitobacco lobbyists to challenge new tax proposal for cigarettes

“(As) the (proposed) tax would be calculated on differential rates, (new) systems would have to be set up to accommodate the different classes,” he said. This would add to the administrative challenges. Antismoking lobbyists argue that varying tax rates
Customs Today (pk)
added Sep 4, 2015 09:39
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Amcor Completes Tobacco Packaging Acquisition in Brazil

Amcor Tobacco Packaging today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Souza Cruz’s internal tobacco packaging operations located in Cachoeirinha, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Souza Cruz is majority-owned by British American Tobacco plc and is the
Business Wire
added Sep 1, 2015 13:20
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[Australia, UK-Scotland] HASTINGS: We got an FOI request from Big Tobacco – here’s how it went

It stretched us almost to breaking point...When the press publicised the story of the FOI request, the outcry was immediate and cacophonous. An editorial in the Daily Record captured the mood as only a tabloid can: Hell should freeze over before a cigar
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:18
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[UK] TTIP controversy: The European Commission and Big Tobacco accused of cover-up after heavily redacted documents released

Corporate lobbying campaigners published documents that revealed the EU’s executive body had met and corresponded with lobbyists from British American Tobacco and Philip Morris. But the documents, as released, revealed little else.
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 26, 2015 20:57
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[Europe, UK, USA] As Smoking Declines, Tobacco Makers Seek to Slim Down Brands

Consolidating brands—and holding on to customers in the process—is often a lengthy, elaborate exercise Subtle packaging changes allow Imperial Tobacco to migrate its brand Brooklyn to West. ... Merging brands, or “brand migration,” as it is often called i
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 25, 2015 19:42
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[UK] British American Tobacco welcomes new Public Health England report on e-cigarettes

"We’re confident that by making research on the relative safety of e-cigarettes available to consumers, and by ensuring proper product quality and safety, this important product category with the potential to have a positive impact on public health can
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Aug 25, 2015 18:41
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[UK] Cigarette maker sells way to quit ($$)

British American Tobacco’s Voke — a cigarette-sized stick from which users inhale nicotine in water vapour — was approved last year by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency. It is the first time a product sold by a tobacco company has
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 07:20
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