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[Canada, UK] Tobacco shares tumble following £8.2bn damages ruling

“there is the possibility that it bankrupts all of the tobacco majors in the [Canadian] market, with the payments dwarfing the annual operating profit...as we understand, all of these companies are separate – ring-fenced – legal entities, and therefore th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 21:39
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[Canada] $15B tobacco ruling barely dents stocks as analysts predict penalty will come down

On Tuesday, shares of Imperial Tobacco's parent company, British American Tobacco Plc, fell 2.4 per cent in London. Japan Tobacco Inc., the parent of JTI-Macdonald, saw its stock slip 1.8 per cent in Tokyo.
Financial Post (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 21:37
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[Canada] Quebec tobacco class action judgements issued / Strong grounds for appeal and process started

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 days of the original 27th May ruling.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jun 2, 2015 07:50
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[Canada, UK] Tobacco firm shares hit after record Canadian court fines of £8bn

British American Tobacco, which owns Imperial Tobacco Canada, saw shares down 1 per cent, or around 50p, when markets opened in London on Tuesday. BAT is only party to the proceedings through its Imperial Tobacco Canada subsidiary.
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 07:42
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[Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Switzerland, UK, Ukraine] World Trade Organization panel to hear oral arguments on Australia tobacco plain packaging case from June 1-5, 2015

The hearing will take place at WTO in Geneva from 1st to 5th June 2015... There are five complainants that have each brought a claim to WTO: Ukraine, Honduras, Indonesia, Cuba and Dominican Republic. These five cases will be heard together next week. Toba
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:57
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[Africa, Asia, Burma/Myanmar, Nigeria, UK] Minister worked as spin doctor for tobacco giant that paid workers £15 a month

The employment minister, Priti Patel, was part of a team of spin doctors paid hundreds of thousands of pounds to help a tobacco giant counter negative publicity...documents, released by BAT following a legal action, show that Patel was one of seven emplo
The Observer (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:49
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[Asia] YAQOOB: Smuggling of cigarettes into Pakistan

Cigarettes have been smuggled into Pakistan as a means of creating brand awareness and loyalty to international brands...authorities need to...curb the illicit trade and impose heavy duties and fines on the MNC whose products are sold in the Pakistani mar
The Nation (pk)
added May 31, 2015 07:46
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[Australia] BATA calls for a world with no illegal tobacco (PDF)

called for more to be done to eradicate the tobacco black market on the eve of World No Tobacco Day. Due to such high excise levels the amount of illegal tobacco used by Australians represents 14.5 per cent of total consumption, costing the government ove
British American Tobacco (BAT) Australia
added May 30, 2015 13:00
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[Puerto Rico, USA] Form 8-K CURRENT REPORT

On May 26, 2015, RAI entered into Amendment No. 1 to Asset Purchase Agreement with Imperial Sub and, for certain limited purposes, Imperial, for purposes of, among other things: clarifying certain defined terms and closing conditions of the Merger; and a
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 28, 2015 18:49
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[Europe, UK] Big Tobacco fights back: how the cigarette kings bought the vaping industry

Big Tobacco began to realise that, rather than just a temporary fad, e-cigarettes represented a new threat to their established markets. And that wasn't all – they might be the prototype of a product the industry had long searched for in vain: the safer
Newsweek
added May 27, 2015 17:35
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