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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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[Africa, East Africa] Bullets, prostitutes and ‘mass corruption’: How a tobacco giant’s Mr Fix-It turned whistleblower

Paul Hopkins, the man who used to do British American Tobacco’s dirty work...What his military career had not prepared him for was the bribery and corruption in the corporate world. When he questioned BAT’s order to “facilitate” payments to law enforcemen
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:21
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[Africa, East Africa, UK] BAT share price: Whistleblower accuses company of ignoring corruption claims

“A recording of that meeting made by Hopkins appears to show him being cut off as he attempts to explain the alleged activities taking place in parts of east Africa,” The Sunday Times said. The newspaper also reported that Hopkins had revealed further do
iNVEZZ Limited
added Dec 15, 2015 15:52
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Cigarette plain packaging to cost Big Tobacco USD5bn a year, says Goldman Sachs

As a result of the long-term impact, Goldman downgraded British American Tobacco (BAT) to 'sell' and removed fellow FTSE 100 cigarette giant Imperial Tobacco from its 'conviction buy' list, but maintained its 'buy' recommendation.
ShareCast(uk)
added Dec 11, 2015 22:55
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[UK] BAT slips after fresh twist in bid talk

Traders speculating about a BAT offer for Imperial Tobacco latched on to news that UBS had ceased coverage of the
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:30
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[Africa, Kenya] Taxman invites EACC to investigate staff over BAT bribery scandal

THE TAXMAN HAS INVITED THE ANTI-CORRUPTION WATCHDOG TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGATIONS THAT ITS STAFF RECEIVED BRIBES FROM CIGARETTE MAKER BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (BAT) TO SPY ON ITS KENYAN RIVAL FIRM.
In2EastAfrica (rs)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:25
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT bribed KRA officials to spy on rival Mastermind

Top-ranking Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) officials received hefty bribes from cigarette maker British American Tobacco to spy on a rival firm, documents used in the BBC corruption exposé of the corporate scandal show.
East African Standard (ke)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:24
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[UK] BAT slips after fresh twist in bid talk

A broker downgrade and fresh twist to long-running bid talk put British American Tobacco among the fallers on Thursday.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:41
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Development of an in vitro cytotoxicity model for aerosol exposure using 3D reconstructed human airway tissue; application for assessment of e-cigarette aerosol

This study demonstrates the applicability of physiologically relevant EpiAirway™ tissue used in combination with a VITROCELL® VC 01 exposure system... The authors report no conflicts of interest and are employees of British American Tobacco or contracted
Toxicology in Vitro
added Dec 10, 2015 20:35
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[Canada] Justice Schrager firmly declines the invitation to reconsider.

"[Justice Schrager] omitted to take into account the mandatory $100,000,000 Flintkote Loan payment due days earlier...." In his response, issued this afternoon, Justice Schrager gives Imperial Tobacco a flat and unhappy sounding "no".
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 10, 2015 17:47
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