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[Europe, UK] Illicit trade could prosper over track and trace delay

A new EU report, issued just before Christmas, said it was unlikely to meet the May 2019 deadline for introduction, adding that “more time is needed to establish the integration of such systems”.
betterRetailing (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 12:42
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Altria Settles Vaping Dispute, Reynolds Moves Ahead at PTAB

Subsidiaries for tobacco companies Imperial Brands and Altria jointly filed Jan. 4 to end two patent infringement lawsuits even as Reynolds American Inc. has made progress in challenges to two of Imperial’s e-cigarette patents
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:37
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Fontem, Nu Mark End E-Cig Patent Fight With Settlement ($$)

ending an infringement lawsuit as well as challenges that Nu Mark had launched attacking the validity of the patents. Fontem, a unit of U.K tobacco company Imperial Brands...
Law360
added Jan 7, 2017 02:42
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[UK] Imperial stubs out plans for Supreme Court battle on tobacco packaging rules

The decision by Imperial, the ­maker of Gauloises and Lambert & Butler cigarettes, leaves just two of the big four tobacco companies still considering whether to take the Government to the Supreme Court over the rules, which came into force in May.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 19, 2016 16:44
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[Australia] ACCC proposes to deny authorisation for tobacco companies

has issued a draft determination proposing to deny authorisation to British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, and Philip Morris (the tobacco companies) to jointly stop supply to retailers or wholesalers they believe are supplying illicit tobacco.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (au)
added Dec 16, 2016 21:24
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[UK] Could British American Tobacco plc or Imperial Brands plc dominate a new $45bn cannabis industry?

If the deal goes ahead, both Imperial and British American would have the existing infrastructure and scale to dominate the US industry. The companies even have transferable vaping technology from e-cigs.
Motley Fool UK
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37
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[UK] Job cuts threat at Imperial Tobacco's Bristol HQ

Up to 100 jobs could be cut at Imperial Tobacco's head quarters in Bristol, the company has confirmed The firm, which produces cigarette brands including JPS and Gauloises, said the "structural changes" were part of a "new phase of cost optimisation".
BBC Online
added Dec 1, 2016 05:31
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Britain's Imperial Brands to shut Russian tobacco factory

will shut one of its two Russian factories in January, it said on Tuesday, citing increased taxes and the impact of changes to sales regulations. The closure also comes as the company accelerates a cost-cutting drive in an increasingly competitive indust
Reuters
added Nov 29, 2016 21:45
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[UK] 'Ignore City’s takeover smoke signals’ ($$)

The boss of Imperial Brands shrugged off City expectations that her company would be the tobacco industry’s next big consolidation play yesterday, insisting that doing deals was “not a focus of our strategy”. Alison Cooper, chief executive of the maker
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:57
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[UK] Imperial Brands tobacco boss says it can stand alone with cost cuts

Imperial Brands chief Alison Cooper today shrugged off talk the smoking firm will be broken up or taken over in the wake of its arch-rival unveiling a mega-merger. Three weeks ago BAT unveiled a $47 billion (£38 billion) bid to buy Reynolds American. Cit
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:56
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