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Japan Tobacco’s Challenges Build Case for a Return to Dealmaking

The Tokyo-based company’s domestic market is shrinking as hundreds of thousands of smokers switch to Philip Morris’s cigarette alternative iQOS. The introduction of plain packaging in the U.K. and record cigarette tax hikes in Russia are weighing on grow
Bloomberg News
added Mar 29, 2017 10:44
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[UK] FMCG Brands Under Attack

International Food & Drink Event, London ExCel... “JTI has been on the front line fighting bad regulation for several years, and as regulators look to hit food and drinks companies with the same punitive taxes, pictorial health warnings and even ‘plain’ p
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Mar 27, 2017 23:39
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[Africa, Botswana] Gov’t to strengthen tobacco control laws

“The Government of Botswana in recognising that tobacco use is a health and development priority, has committed to strengthen national tobacco control laws by repealing the Control of Smoking Act of 2004 to be compliant with the WHO FCTC. The legislation
Mmegi (bw)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:26
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[Asia-pacific] Will Japan really get tough on smoking or is it just hot air?

“We also want to make a smoke-free Olympics and give foreigners who come for the Games a good impression of Japan’s attitude towards smoking.” Still, even these weakened restrictions are facing challenges as some MPs from the ruling Liberal Democratic P
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 24, 2017 02:50
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[Asia-pacific] Japan’s bid to go smoke-free for 2020 Olympics faces strong resistance

It is unclear how stringent the restrictions will be given the staunch resistance from those in the restaurant and hotel industries who cater to smokers, as well as the country’s powerful tobacco lobby. The original proposal envisioned a ban on all ind
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:13
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[UK] Tobacco giants in talks with cash-and-carry ($$)

Japan Tobacco International and Imperial Brands are considering the move, which would bolster P&H’s balance sheet amid unease among lenders about the planned £3.9 billion tie-up between Tesco and Booker, Britain’s biggest food and drink wholesaler.
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 14:03
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[UK] Tobacco Giants Smoke Out Rescue Deal For Cash-And-Carry Giant P&H

Sky News has learnt that Japan Tobacco International (JTI), which owns Silk Cut and Benson & Hedges, and L&B's parent, Imperial Brands, are examining whether to pump tens of millions of pounds into P&H in return for an equity stake.
Juice 107.2 (Brighton, uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 13:57
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] BAT says strong demand for 'glo' smokeless tobacco

said demand for its "glo" tobacco heating device overwhelmed supply in its Japan test marketing, as global cigarette giants shift focus to the new product category amid declining smoking population. The "heat but not burn" tobacco is rapidly gaining popu
Reuters
added Mar 17, 2017 16:11
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BENTLEY: Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco: The Next Wave Of A Harm-Reduction Revolution

A little-known tobacco technology, Heat-not-Burn (HNB), has the potential to slash smoking-related death and disease by appealing to the millions of smokers who've failed to quit using e-cigarettes and traditional nicotine-replacement therapies.
Forbes
added Mar 16, 2017 18:11
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[Asia-pacific] Japan’s tobacco lobby fires up as government pushes ahead with tougher smoking laws

Establishments can build a separate smoking room under the latest proposal. And places with less than 30 sq. meters of floor space would not be affected by the restrictions — excluding a huge number of establishments in space-challenged Japan.
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:51
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