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Menthol Ban Among Sweeping Cigarette Reforms OK'd in Europe

Sweeping tobacco reforms passed by EU lawmakers - including a complete ban on menthol cigarettes - passed muster with a European court adviser Wednesday, despite strong opposition from Romania, Poland and Big Tobacco.
Courthouse News
added Dec 23, 2015 21:25
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[Europe] EU APPROVES PLAIN PACKAGING FOR CIGARETTES IN IRELAND

The European Court of Justice has cleared the way for plain packaging laws for tobacco products in Ireland. It has made a preliminary ruling this morning against tobacco giants Philip Morris and British American Tobacco. They had taken proceedings to t
Wexford Echo (ie)
added Dec 23, 2015 21:21
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[Belgium] EUROPEAN COURT TO RULE ON PLAIN PACKAGING FOR CIGARETTES IN IRELAND

The European Court of Justice will rule today on whether Ireland can go ahead with plain packaging laws for cigarettes. Tobacco giants Philip Morris and British American Tobacco took proceedings to the ECJ over an EU directive which would see health war
Wexford Echo (ie)
added Dec 23, 2015 21:19
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[Belgium, Europe] Big Tobacco faces blow as top court adviser backs EU law

An adviser to Europe's highest court said an EU law on cigarettes was valid, rebuffing a challenge from Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco, though the court still has to deliver a final ruling. The opinion, if adopted by the court
Reuters
added Dec 23, 2015 21:15
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[Africa] Kenya BAT scandal: Raila tried to stop KRA from freezing Mastermind Tobacco accounts

Raila Odinga "intervened" to stop Kenya Revenue Authority from freezing Mastermind Tobacco Kenya's accounts over non payment of taxes amounting to billions. In the letter dated May 4, 2010, the office of the Prime Minister wrote to then KRA boss Michael
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 23, 2015 04:59
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[Africa, Kenya] Raila entangled in BAT’s grand bribery of senior KRA officials

According to Mr Hopkins, Mr Odinga’s office ordered the KRA to freeze multi-million shilling tax demands issued to Mastermind Tobacco – the maker of the Supermatch brand of cigarettes. Mr Odinga’s office wrote to the then KRA boss Michael Waweru asking h
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 22, 2015 21:39
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[Africa, Kenya] British American Tobacco paid union to disrupt production at one of its chief rivals, whistleblower claims

The union plan was part of a strategy to drive Mastermind Tobacco, an African rival, out of business. The clandestine plot is revealed in internal BAT documents disclosed by whistleblower Paul Hopkins, who worked for the tobacco giant in Africa for 13 ye
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 21, 2015 12:17
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[Europe] Are Hybrids the Future for Electronic Cigarettes?

British American Tobacco (NYSEMKT:BTI) may have what could perhaps best be described as the Reese's peanut butter cup of smoking. The tobacco giant's new iFuse electronic cigarette seeks to combine the best of two worlds: the more healthful benefits of v
Motley Fool
added Dec 20, 2015 19:09
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Lotta al contrabbando. Accordo tra il Gdf e British American Tobacco Italia [Combating smuggling. Agreement between the GDF and British American Tobacco Italy]

BAT Italy, by signing this Memorandum of Understanding, has donated today to the Provincial Command of Financial Police of Naples 6 vehicles... In addition, BAT will take charge of organizing training and refresher courses on the smuggling and counterfeit
Il Quaderno (it)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:34
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[Europe, Greece] Greek crisis and tax hike foster cigarette smuggling

Consumption of smuggled cigarettes has risen by about 50%...an agreement between the Naples Guardia di Finanza (financial police) and British American Tobacco, during which discussion was held on the illegal market of ''Illicit Whites'' cigarettes produce
La Redazione ANSAmed (it)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:24
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