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[South Africa] More British American Tobacco shares might be sold by Reinet

The group’s investment in BAT remains its single largest investment position, with the firm holding 68.1million shares in BAT, representing some 2.97percent of BAT’s issued share capital. The company said the decrease in its net asset value of 604millio
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:37
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A Power Shift In Big Tobacco

Bis Research recently conducted what was intended as a “conservative” market research survey that estimates that: The global e-cigarette market was estimated to be worth $8 billion in 2015, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 19.34% throughout the forec
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Nov 17, 2017 21:28
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[Canada] Contraband tobacco use on the rise in Guelph according to study

A study conducted by the Ontario Convenience Store Association shows a jump in contraband tobacco levels in the Guelph area. - Metro Creative photo The level of contraband tobacco in in Guelph rose from 30.3% last year to 34.3% this year, according to re
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Nov 18, 2017 15:47
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[China, Papua New Guinea] Counterfeit Smokes Contain Feces

Tests show that Chinese counterfeits emit higher levels of dangerous chemicals, than brand-name cigarettes or original cigarettes: 80 percent more nicotine and 130 percent more carbon monoxide, and they contain dirt that includes insect eggs and human fe
[Papua New Guinea] Post-Courier
added Nov 18, 2017 02:59
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[Asia, China, Korea - North] North Korean Tobacco Factories, Smuggled Cigarettes Bring in Cash For Pyongyang

North Korea continues to pull in badly needed foreign cash through the sale of tobacco products, much of it produced in joint ventures with China and sold as counterfeit cigarettes across Asia, sources say.
Radio Free Asia (RFA)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:53
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[North Carolina] Reynolds CEO says company, community share willingness to embrace disruption

Debra Crew, chief executive of Reynolds American Inc., reinforced that connectivity as both continue to embrace disruption and transformation as part of their respective evolutions. Crew spoke at the 132nd annual meeting of the Winston-Salem Chamber of C
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 17, 2017 23:06
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The Mugabe Economy in Charts Highlights Challenges for Zimbabwe

In 2000, Mugabe’s government authorized the often-violent seizure of about 4,500 mostly white-owned commercial farms to redistribute to blacks in a land-reform program that human-rights groups slammed. Exports of tobacco, the nation’s biggest foreign-cur
Bloomberg News
added Nov 17, 2017 21:50
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[UK] NEW REPORT: ALMOST TWO-THIRDS OF COUNCILS IGNORE GOVERNMENT ADVICE AND REFUSE TO REVIEW E-CIGARETTE POLICIES

A new report from The Freedom Association's 'Freedom to Vape' campaign highlights the shocking ignorance in town halls across the UK.
The Freedom Association (uk)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:03
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[California] SMOKE SCREEN Big Vape is copying Big Tobacco’s playbook

E-cigarette manufacturer NJOY and importer Smoking Everywhere have hired the same firms that previously helped the tobacco industry evade regulation... THE ATTACKS ON SONEJI ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE LOBBED AT ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO SPEAKS OUT ABOUT THE POSSIBLE H
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
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[North Carolina] Farm workers, civil rights groups file federal lawsuit over NC Farm Act

North Carolina farm workers and a coalition of civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit this week challenging a state law that inhibits the ability of farm workers to organize and make collective bargaining agreements with employers.
NC Policy Watch (blog)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:09
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