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[UK] Tobacco firms vow to fight on against plain packaging following High Court defeat

But a spokesman for Dunhill manufacturer BAT claimed it was “by no means the final word on the lawfulness of plain packaging”, claiming the judgement “contains a number of fundamental errors of law”. JTI, the other company that plans to appeal, said: “T
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 20, 2016 14:20
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[UK] Big Tobacco looks to ecigarettes to light up sector

Faced with tighter regulation on traditional products the likes of BAT are focusing on the ‘next big thing’
Financial Times (uk)
added May 20, 2016 14:00
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[UK] Southampton tobacco firm plan to appeal plain packaging rule

TOBACCO giants including a 1,000-employee Southampton firm plan to appeal after losing a court battle to prevent the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes. A ruling in the case brought by four of the world's biggest firms was given today by Mr
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added May 19, 2016 22:24
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[Europe] UK Court Strikes Down Tobacco Industry Challenge to Plain Packaging -- 2nd Update

"We believe that the judgment contains a number of fundamental errors of law and we are applying for leave to appeal the decision," a BAT spokesman said. Philip Morris, however, has decided not to appeal the decision, said General Counsel Marc Firestone
NASDAQ
added May 19, 2016 20:07
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[Africa, Ethiopia] Smoke Screen: Companies Secretively Scramble for Tobacco Monopoly

as the auction of 40pc of the National Tobacco Enterprise’s shares is scheduled for May 19, 2016...have their legal teams in Addis, to ready their bids. Ethiopia, as a gateway to East Africa, represents a growing, youthful population, with increasing disp
Addis Fortune (et)
added May 18, 2016 19:34
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[Australia, UK] British American Tobacco fighting for Victorian Cancer Council's school student survey data ($$)

Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added May 17, 2016 20:46
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[Africa, Uganda] BAT to pay $5.8m to shareholders in June

Shareholders of British American Tobacco Uganda (BAT Uganda) are set to earn a total of Ushs 20.3 billion as dividends for the year ended 31st December 2015. Following another solid performance by the company, the Board of Directors recommended a final d
East African Business Week
added May 17, 2016 20:38
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[Australia] Tobacco company denies seeking children's private information in FOI battle with Cancer Council

The tobacco company has told the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) that students' private information could be redacted and the council should be facilitating access, not putting up barriers. BAT wants to access six documents under the
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 17, 2016 18:40
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Food outlets should stop cigarette retail business as food handlers — MCTC

Malaysia and Singapore coffee shop owners hit back at Malaysia Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) on May 11 2016 in Malay Mail Online we wish to reiterate that there were no studies to prove BAT's claim that illegal cigarette trade increased due to the
Malay Mail (my)
added May 17, 2016 16:20
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[Europe, UK] Big tobacco's new plea: Finish the law we hate

While the industry makes no bones about hating those warnings and is fighting them in court, they also say EU countries and the European Commission must finish implementing the historic tobacco products directive so companies can comply in time. The law
Politico
added May 16, 2016 19:22
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