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[Africa] U.K. regulators confirm investigation into BAT bribery allegations

Myers said the group “urges” the U.S. Justice Department “to also investigate the company’s alleged misconduct”as part of its full ownership of Reynolds. Myers used the investigation as another public advocacy moment, saying the allegations are “a remin
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 3, 2017 15:09
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[Texas] Father is brutally beaten by a gang of youths after asking them to stop smoking marijuana on a Dallas train

This is the shocking moment a 44-year-old father was beaten by a gang of youngsters on board a Dallas train after asking them to stop smoking marijuana. Kennan Jones was attacked by the group on Sunday as they rode towards Deep Ellum in Dallas, Texas.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:52
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[New York] Boyfriend, 57, 'ran over and killed his girlfriend of five years after a drunken argument about her smoking at a restaurant'

Cops say he tried to leave her at restaurant 'to teach her a lesson about smoking' Miceli tried to get in his car when she fell underneath and was killed, police said
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:48
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[UK] Men sentenced after being caught with illegal tobacco and cigarettes worth £30k

Alan Kamal Mohammed and Hemin Mustafai were arrested after the dodgy goods were seized following two intelligence-led swoops on the same day. Now the pair have been handed community orders after appearing at North Staffordshire Justice Centre.
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:34
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[Africa, UK] Serious Fraud Office opens investigation into BAT bribery claims

Allegations that British American Tobacco was involved in bribery and corruption in Africa are being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office, despite the cigarette company’s attempts to downplay the significance of a whistleblower who handed over a doss
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:31
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Retired poly lecturer jailed three months for inciting violence on Facebook

Meanwhile, Chia Choon incited violence against National Environment Agency anti-smoking enforcement officers. He was jailed for six months in 2016.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:06
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[Africa, UK] British American Tobacco Feels The Burn Again As Serious Fraud Office Investigates

BAT shares were marked 2% higher in the opening 30 minutes of trading in London and changing hands at 4,803 pence each after having fallen around 11.8% over the past two sessions. The Food & Drug Administration sent shares of tobacco companies like B
thestreet.com
added Aug 1, 2017 18:37
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[Spain] Smuggling gang mixed illegal tobacco with horse manure!

Police in Spain have smashed a massive smuggling gang which mixed tons of illegal tobacco worth more than three million euros with horse manure! The pongy find has been uncovered by cops in Barcelona who smelt something rather unusual going on in a ware
Tenerife News - Canary Wharf S.L. (es)
added Aug 1, 2017 18:00
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[UK] BAT Faces Full U.K. Probe Into African Tobacco Bribe Report

“The case is one man’s word against another’s,” Duncan Fox, an analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence, said of the SFO probe. “For BAT, the situation with the FDA will lead to a new regulatory environment and that is of far greater importance right now.” The
Bloomberg News
added Aug 1, 2017 17:48
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[Africa, UK] BAT delivered fresh blow to scupper bond plans

plans for a jumbo multi-currency debt sale, expected this week, have likely been scuppered after the company suffered a fresh blow of corruption allegations on Tuesday. The company and its subsidiaries are being investigated for corruption by Britain's S
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2017 17:09
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