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British American Tobacco Faces Choices in Reynolds-Lorillard

British American Tobacco faces three primary options should a deal proceed—and one fantasy move that would remake the global tobacco industry.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 23, 2014 07:47
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[Chile] Smoking in Latin America: Stubbed out

This month Chile became the 14th Latin American country to ban smoking in enclosed public spaces. Chile’s conversion is significant, since it is something of a smokers’ corner. The World Health Organisation says over 40% of Chileans smoke, compared with 2
The Economist
added Mar 28, 2013 10:02
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[Illinois] Cigar smokers fuming over new regulations

Pending legislation in the House and Senate would amend the act to exempt premium cigars – defined as a cigar that is “wrapped solely in tobacco leaf, contains no filter, and weighs at least 6 pounds per 1,000 count” – from FDA regulation. If the new leg
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
added Jul 15, 2012 12:51
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AIM Reports: Tobacco giant withdraws from Mozambique

The tobacco giant Alliance One is pulling out of Mozambique in 2007. . . .the most productive tobacco concession, in the Tete district of Chifunde was taken from Dimon in 2005, and given instead to Mozambique Leaf Tobacco (MLT), a subsidiary of the US Un
Mozambique News Agency (uk)
added May 28, 2012 11:32
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Five things we learned at the Cigar Awards Dinner

Arnold Schwarzenegger thinks cigar smoking is the solution to America's political division Arnold might have missed the memo about the event's black tie dress code, but he certainly didn't miss the opportunity for a little political grandstanding. As Gov
GQ Magazine
added Nov 20, 2014 12:57
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Paraguay's tobacco-growing president says he'll sell off his cigarette factory

Paraguay's new President Horacio Cartes says he's willing to sell off his cigarette-making business that has often drawn criticism from foreign governments worried about contraband.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 16, 2013 19:41
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Reynolds Confronting Antitrust Concerns Over Lorillard Merger

is meeting with top antitrust officials to overcome some regulatory opposition to its proposed acquisition of rival cigarette maker Lorillard Inc., according to people familiar with the matter. Within the Federal Trade Commission, some staff members say
Bloomberg News
added Apr 1, 2015 10:28
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[Florida] Plateau in smoking suits helps Reynolds-Lorillard deal

Supporting the Lorillard-Reynolds deal is "a new mood of optimism within U.S. Big Tobacco on the litigation landscape," UK-based analysts at the investment firm Jefferies Group said in a note on June 30, adding that the situation still looked risky.
Reuters
added Jul 14, 2014 21:53
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FDA tobacco chief says health community grappling with idea that some products are less risky

Changes in the marketplace have forced the public health community to wrestle with the idea that some tobacco products may pose less of a health risk than others, the new head of the Food and Drug Administration’s tobacco control efforts told an industry
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2013 14:23
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[North Carolina] ITG job cuts could have ripple effect on Reynolds

That affects Reynolds because the ITG job cuts could be a step in preparing Imperial and its subsidiaries for a buyer. “We still believe an eventual takeout of Reynolds by BAT is likely, but the time horizon of when this could occur would realistically
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 25, 2016 23:36
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