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[UK] BAT reports decline in tobacco volumes as smokers kick the habit

reported a decline in tobacco volumes, as smokers continued to cut back and rivals battled for market share. Total tobacco volume worldwide fell 1 per cent in the nine months to September 30. The drop was driven primarily by falls in the Americas and West
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 14:10
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BAT Weighed Down by Currency Weakness as Smokers Cut Back

reported a further decline in shipments as smokers cut back and said the weakness of currencies in many of its markets led to a slide in revenue. The quantity of products sold fell 1 percent in the nine months ended Sept. 30, London-based BAT said today.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 22, 2014 08:38
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[North Carolina] Filings detail talks ahead of Lorillard deal

A narrative on Reynolds American Inc.’s $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard Inc. reveals how Lorillard’s board of directors broke talks off twice — most recently in March — before securing the $68 per share commitment that sealed the deal.
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Oct 22, 2014 08:25
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[UK] Simon Clark

a life-long non-smoker, is the Director of tobacco industry funded group Forest...Although Clark has argued that his language is more guarded than other pro-tobacco bloggers, stating "I certainly don't condone personal abuse or loose jibes about Nazis in
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:21
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[UK] History of Forest

According to a confidential industry document, Foxley-Norris wrote to British American Tobacco in 1978 seeking a paid position running a consumers' association for smokers. At a meeting, BAT staff told him that "the industry had been giving thought to th
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:17
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[UK] Forest

In January 2000, Forest's director Simon Clark told the House of Commons Select Committee on Health that 96 per cent of its total £250,000 budget came from the tobacco industry...As UK Debates Plain Packaging, Forest’s Income Doubles
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:15
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Ministers in last ditch talks with Ballymena cigarette factory Gallaher's following news 900 people to lose jobs

Ministers have been involved in ditch talks with members of JTI Gallaher in attempts to save the iconic Ballymena factory from complete closure. Jobs minister Arlene Foster said her department would "explore every available option to maintain some prese
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:07
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Japan Tobacco And Imperial Tobacco: Reading The Smoke Signals (Part 3)

We believe one of these companies is trading at an attractive discount to fair value, with a number of catalysts on the horizon to realize underlying worth, getting an attractive dividend while waiting.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 21, 2014 16:15
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Reynolds American's (RAI) CEO Susan Cameron on Q3 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

he question about having a robust e-cigarette across all channels, I would say we don’t. It’s early days and of course there are lots and lots of vape shops out there and our measuring devices are basically focused on cigars. So we're watching what happen
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 21, 2014 15:06
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Reynolds' net rises on higher cigarette prices

Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s net income rose 2.2 percent in the third quarter as higher prices helped offset a continued decline in cigarettes sold. The Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based company said its profit rose to $467 million, o
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 21, 2014 14:49
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