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[Africa, Kenya] Senate Minority Leader Moses Wetangula refutes BAT bribery story, demands immediate apology

Senator Wetangula yesterday at Parliament Building, flanked by over ten legislators...said the British American Tobacco (BAT) took offense with the bribery claims by the BBC and a section of local news outlets, terming it an erroneous reporting.
The Standard (ke)
added Dec 4, 2015 14:22
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[Africa] BAT BRIBERY EXPOSE IS WAKEUP CALL TO NIGERIAN GOVT ON TOBACCO INDUSTRY – ERA/FOEN

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has described the indictment of British American Tobacco (BAT) in a bribery scam involving its policy makers in East Africa as a shameful confirmation of public health experts’ long b
City Voice (ng)
added Dec 4, 2015 14:21
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[Africa, Kenya] Julie Adell-Owino fights to clear her name after corruption claims at BAT

The 46-year-old, whose maiden name is Adell Ardeller Julie Opon, was Monday night mentioned in a BBC exposé as having facilitated payment of bribes to several Kenyan officials during her stint as British American Tobacco (BAT) Kenya’s head of regulatory
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 4, 2015 14:19
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[Africa, UK] BAT hits back after bribery claims ($$)

denied that non-executive directors failed to act over claims that the cigarette maker bribed African officials. Richard Burrows, who has been the company’s chairman since 2009, said: “I can assure you that the board takes very seriously its role in estab
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 3, 2015 15:39
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[Africa] How Tobacco Companies Target the Developing World

an international team of tobacco-control researchers found that, among the 16 nations they looked at, people living in the low- and middle-income ones saw much more tobacco advertising than their peers in high-income countries. Around the same time, jour
Pacific standard magazine and PSMag.com
added Dec 2, 2015 19:07
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RJR, BAT Solidify Vapor Deal

The companies in September signed a term sheet providing a framework for collaboration and mutual cross-licensing of vapor product technologies through 2022. Under the agreement, R.J. Reynolds and Nicoventures will collaborate to develop next-generation
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:48
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[UK] BBC Investigation: British American Tobacco Bribed Government Officials in Africa to Undermine Life-Saving Measures

The vast majority of these deaths will occur in low- and middle-income countries like those featured in the BBC investigation. As the BBC broadcast stated, “BAT bribes undermined a United Nations campaign to save lives.”
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 2, 2015 07:50
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Reynolds, BAT finalize vapor tech sharing agreement

The agreement with Nicoventures Holdings Ltd. likely played a role in BAT’s decision to provide Reynolds with $4.7 billion to keep the ownership stake at 42 percent following the completion of Reynolds’ $29.25 billion megadeal for Lorillard Inc. Legacy L
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Dec 2, 2015 07:34
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[Africa, UK] BAT accuser to hand evidence of 'bribery' to SFO

A former British American Tobacco employee who has accused the cigarette company over bribery of officials in east Africa will on Wednesday meet the Serious Fraud Office in the UK to submit evidence under whistleblowing legislation.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 2, 2015 01:41
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British American Tobacco Signs Vapour Collaboration With Reynolds

The agreement will provide a framework for collaborating and mutual cross-licensing of vapour product technologies produced by both companies through to the end of 2022. "This is an important milestone for BAT. This agreement should provide a strong pla
Life Style Extra (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 19:51
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