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[Australia] Inside Lawyers’ Ethics: Second Edition: CASE STUDY 1.1 THE CASE OF THE PHILANTHROPIST QC AND THE TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

His appointment to the board of the cancer foundation was, however, criticised because he had previously represented a prominent tobacco company in its constitutional challenge to the Australian government’s plain packaging legislation for cigarettes.
Cambridge University Press (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 10:59
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[Canada, UK] Managers snub out unease over more tobacco lawsuits

But if BAT lost its appeal, he said it would “set a precedent for court cases across the globe against the tobacco industry”....an income staple due to an ability to weather fines and litigation, he warned: “If the legal tide has turned, that ability may
FT Adviser (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 09:34
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[Europe, UK] THE LONG READ: How the cigarette kings bought the vaping industry

The public health crowd blended...with tobacco and independent e-cigarette executives in the lobbies... If Big Tobacco carries the day with e-cigarettes, many believe it will have done so with the support of an unlikely fifth column.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jun 7, 2015 10:12
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[Canada, China, Eastern Europe, UK] Is smoking finally on its way to being stamped out?

So, while the ruling doesn’t sound the death knell for Big Tobacco, it is a blow as the industry grapples with its biggest crisis in decades, with many of the biggest manufacturers scrambling for growth in an environment in which governments are increasi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 6, 2015 19:53
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[South Africa] Tobacco industry on its knees as cigarette vehicle hijackers strike gold

Heavily armed criminal gangs are plundering the lucrative tobacco industry, carrying out at least four hijackings a day on vehicles transporting cigarettes. "You 'hit' a vehicle transporting cigarettes and you strike gold," said Francois van der Merwe,
Times LIVE (za)
added Jun 5, 2015 07:19
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[Canada, UK] Canadian smoke signals spell pain for Big Tobacco ($$)

British American Tobacco and its smaller London-listed rival Imperial Tobacco were among the biggest fallers as the investors reacted to the court ordering three companies to pay £8.2 billion to two groups of smokers who claimed they had failed to warn t
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 4, 2015 09:57
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[Canada] Why Quebec ruling is a headache for big tobacco

Says Moody's: We regard the announcement as credit negative for BAT, PMI and Japan Tobacco as it points to an increased litigation risk for the industry in Canada with the total award of CAD$15.6 billion being the largest in Canadian history. As a resul
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 3, 2015 17:19
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[Canada, UK] Philip Morris: A New Challenge Emerges

cigarettes are already extensively taxed worldwide, with the rationale usually being to cover the health care costs. While there is obviously some tail risk, Philip Morris offers more than enough of a reward via its 5% dividend yield.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jun 3, 2015 17:14
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[Canada] BAT claims 'strong ground' for appealling £5.5bn Canadian class action

in a statement on Tuesday morning, British American Tobacco said: "There are strong legal grounds with which to challenge both the overall judgement, and to seek a stay of the provisional execution order, which Imperial Tobacco Canada will do within 30 da
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:47
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Illegal tobacco trade

Our video portrays a fictional tobacco conglomerate - International Tobacco Smugglers Inc., which profiles the criminal supply chain... We see it as vitally important that governments establish workable tax regimes and economic policies that do not crea
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jun 2, 2015 23:51
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