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[Australia] Illegal tobacco black market currently at 14.3 per cent

The amount of illegal ‘chop chop’ and cigarettes consumed in Australia represents 14.3 per cent of total tobacco consumption according to the latest Illicit tobacco in Australia report prepared by KPMG LLP in the UK. The report is prepared for British A
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Nov 20, 2015 18:07

[UK] Imperial Tobacco share price: BAT and JT viewed as most likely potential bidders

Imperial Tobacco Group Plc’s (LON:IMT) share price reached an all-time high this week, driven by renewed speculation that it could soon face atakeover bid from one of its peers. The surge of nearly four percent on Monday was caused by higher trading volu
iNVEZZ Limited
added Nov 19, 2015 15:46

[Europe] UPDATE 1-British American to test tobacco/e-cigarette hybrid (Adds quotes, background)

The product, called iFuse, will use elements of the company's Kent brand, and be sold in a market where Kent cigarettes are popular. Executives declined to say precisely which market that will be. The test is the latest in a line of cigarette alternativ
added Nov 18, 2015 16:47

[UK] Is British American Tobacco plc Preparing An Offer For Imperial Tobacco Group PLC?

Shares in Imperial Tobacco (LSE: IMT) surged to a new all-time high yesterday after City analysts re-ignited speculation that one of the company’s peers could be about to make an offer for the group.
Motley Fool UK
added Nov 17, 2015 23:37

[New Zealand] University invests in fossil fuels, tobacco on 'Unethical Stock Market'

Student group Fossil Free UoA organised an auctioneer to sell off 'shares' in oil company Exxon Mobil, tobacco company British American Tobacco, and gun manufacturer Smith and Wesson, with students dressed to represent these industries.
Voxy (nz)
added Nov 6, 2015 19:35

BAT scientists propose new framework for assessing reduced-risk products

The new assessment framework employs a four-stage process that uses lab-based and clinical tests along with real-world observations of individual and population perception and use, according to BAT. “We propose that this assessment framework will help u
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 6, 2015 14:13

INFOGRAPHIC: Vaper Trails / Click here to see our interactive graphic, showing the evidence that informed Public Health England’s “95% safer” claim.

"e-cigarettes are around 95% safer than smoked tobacco". This interactive graphic shows the evidence on which this claim is based, the authors of four key documents involved, and their links to different medical and commercial organisations.
British Medical Journal
added Nov 5, 2015 16:29

[Asia, Singapore] Malaysia hikes cigarette taxes by more than 40%

raised cigarette taxes by more than 40 per cent, a move which British American Tobacco Malaysia (BAT Malaysia) described as an “unprecedented massive increase in cigarette excise”. In a statement, BAT Malaysia said it had to increase prices of its brands
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Nov 4, 2015 15:39

[Argentina, Latin America] Argentine Supreme Court upholds tobacco marketing ban

The high court rejected a lawsuit filed by Nobleza Piccardo (British American Tobacco in Argentina): the demand claimed the unconstitutionality of a law passed by Santa Fe that establishes complete bans on tobacco advertising and promotion in that provinc
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Nov 4, 2015 11:27

[Latin America] The Right to Health and Free Speech: Supreme Court of Argentina Rules Against Tobacco Advertising

Judge Lorenzetti, President of the Supreme Court, wrote that restricting tobacco advertising does not infringe upon free speech because tobacco advertising is not related to the working of republican and democratic institutions. Thus, Lorenzetti says, it
Harvard University Law Blogs
added Nov 4, 2015 11:25
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