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[Africa, Ethiopia] JT negotiating stake in National Tobacco Enterprise

is in talks with the Ethiopian government after emerging as top bidder for a 40 per cent stake in the state tobacco monopoly, the Nikkei Asian Review reported... JT has been expanding in Africa and the Middle Eas
Tobacco Journal International
added May 26, 2016 19:16

WHO Censorship Tactics Should be Exposed at World Health Assembly

Global Leaders Have an Opportunity to Scrutinize WHO’s Definition of Transparency and Accountability...At the last Conference of the Parties (COP6) of the WHO’s (FCTC) in 2014, members of the public and journalists were unjustifiably ejected from the publ
JT International (JTI) (Japan Tobacco) (jp)
added May 25, 2016 03:59

[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco's Cigarette Sales Fall in April

In a disclosure to the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Japan Tobacco Inc said it sold 8 billion of cigarettes in April, down from the 9.2 billion cigarettes it sold in April 2015. With the drop in sales volume, Japan Tobacco’s domestic cigarette revenue during th
added May 22, 2016 14:49

[UK-Northern Ireland] DUP's Paisley calls on Jim Wells to apologise over cigarette packaging tweet

Former health minister Wells welcomed the introduction of the law on Twitter, which he approved as minster...Paisley hit back saying 980 people lost their jobs in his constituency over the measure - in reference to the JTI Gallagher closure.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added May 21, 2016 20:11

BRIEF- R&I affirms Japan Tobacco Inc's rating at "AA" and announces stable outlook

added May 21, 2016 01:42

[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] JTI Gallaher: Workers upset as they leave factory for last time

About 500 employees are leaving on Friday, with the remainder of the jobs finishing between now and May 2017. In October 2014, cigarette maker JTI Gallaher announced it would be shutting its County Antrim plant with the loss of 800 jobs.
BBC Online
added May 20, 2016 18:36

[UK] Tobacco firms vow to fight on against plain packaging following High Court defeat

But a spokesman for Dunhill manufacturer BAT claimed it was “by no means the final word on the lawfulness of plain packaging”, claiming the judgement “contains a number of fundamental errors of law”. JTI, the other company that plans to appeal, said: “T
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 20, 2016 14:20

New Extreme EU Tobacco Laws Come Into Force on May 20

“This is an attack on adult consumers’ freedom of choice and yet another example of extreme regulation...The measures in the Directive are so complex..." Politicians in Europe are going into direct battle with smokers who will see the new packs for the fi
JT International (JTI) (Japan Tobacco) (jp)
added May 19, 2016 17:20

[Africa, Ethiopia] Smoke Screen: Companies Secretively Scramble for Tobacco Monopoly

as the auction of 40pc of the National Tobacco Enterprise’s shares is scheduled for May 19, 2016...have their legal teams in Addis, to ready their bids. Ethiopia, as a gateway to East Africa, represents a growing, youthful population, with increasing disp
Addis Fortune (et)
added May 18, 2016 19:34

[Europe, UK] Big tobacco's new plea: Finish the law we hate

While the industry makes no bones about hating those warnings and is fighting them in court, they also say EU countries and the European Commission must finish implementing the historic tobacco products directive so companies can comply in time. The law
added May 16, 2016 19:22
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