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[Africa] Advocacy group wants FTC to oppose BAT-Reynolds deal

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids typically focuses on product regulations. However, the group is urging the Federal Trade Commission to oppose the deal because of what it considered as unsettled “allegations of corrupt and anti-competitive conduct by
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 4, 2017 15:37
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[South Africa] FTC Urged to Consider Allegations of British American Tobacco Corruption Before Approving Proposed Merger with Reynolds American

Tobacco-Free Kids detailed allegations made during 2014-2015 by four BAT insiders – two former BAT employees and two former insiders working on behalf of BAT in South Africa – that included bribery of government officials and corporate espionage against c
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:21
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Appendix II: Selected Media Clips on Corruption and Anti-Competitive Allegations against BAT

November 30, 2015 The secret bribes of big tobacco paper trail Daily Mail / November 30, 2015 BBC reports BAT tobacco giant paid bribes in east Africa Forbes / December 1, 2015 An Exceptional Insight into Commercial Bribery Practices at British American T
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:31
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[Africa, South Africa] Appendix I: Additional Domestic and Foreign Misconduct by BAT and RAI’s Wholly-­‐Owned Subsidiary RJ Reynolds Tobacco (PDF)

In 2006, a US federal court found that BAT and RJ Reynolds...unlawfully conspired with other U.S. tobacco companies to defraud the American people about their deadly products.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:30
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[Africa, South Africa] CTFK Letter to the FTC (PDF)

We are writing to urge the Commission to ensure that its evaluation of the proposed merger between British American Tobacco, Plc. (BAT) and Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) takes into account recent evidence of widespread corrupt and anti-­‐competitive cond
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:27
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[Illinois] REED: At the corner of happy and healthy, Walgreens still sells cigarettes. It's time to kick the habit.

Walgreens is fooling itself if it thinks selling coffin nails and the like from behind the checkout counter is in the public interest. Moreover, hawking tobacco isn't even good business anymore, because it corrosively undermines Walgreens' avowed global
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 3, 2017 01:45
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G chief cleared of bribery charges

A local court on Thursday acquitted the head of the country's leading tobacco maker of receiving some tens of millions of won in bribes from a lobbyist for striking a deal with an advertising agency, citing a lack of evidence.
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 2, 2017 19:53
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Buying of the President / Donald Trump's inauguration fueled by tobacco, oil and drug company money

Microsoft Corp., Exxon Mobil Corp., Amgen Inc. and Altria Client Services LLC reported giving $500,000 each, a contribution that would have earned tickets to a similar list of events.
Center for Public Integrity
added Mar 19, 2017 01:44
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[New York] youth call on walgreens to stop selling tobacco at rally outside shareholders meeting

more than 50 people from across the country rallied outside of the Walgreens shareholders meeting in New York City on January 26 to push the pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products. Truth Initiative® organized the rally to call on the Walgreens
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 30, 2017 22:03
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[Australia] Outrage over 'horrifying' photograph showing a 'research' mouse being squeezed into a tiny plastic chamber to inhale cigarette smoke

Animal activists are 'horrified' over a scientific journal image showing a mouse being being squeezed into a small plastic chamber to inhale cigarette smoke. The photograph depicts research being carried out by scientists at the University of Newcastle
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2017 05:40
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