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BAT’s Bid for Reynolds May Spur Final Wave of Big Tobacco M&A

could herald a final wave of industry consolidation as rivals will need to link up to compete with the world’s largest listed tobacco company. As the number of publicly traded big tobacco companies gets whittled down, only a few possible combinations rema
Bloomberg News
added Oct 21, 2016 15:18

[Japan] Tobacco fails JT’s radioactive testing

JT said that following the Burley and native tobacco testing in 128 areas, the results from 126 areas fell within the JT standard value (radioactive cesium of 100 Bq/kg). They exceeded the standard value in two areas and JT said it would not buy this ye
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 18, 2016 15:41
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JT completes pre-purchase radioactive material testing of this year's Japanese domestic leaf tobacco

conducting radioactive material testing on leaf tobacco before purchase, with the support of tobacco growers. Testing of this year's Burley have now been completed, showing none of the leaf tobacco tested exceeded the JT standard value (Radioactive cesium
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 18, 2016 15:40

[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco fired up over National Cancer Center findings

“The conclusion that passive smoking increases the risk of lung cancer is scientifically proven clearly,” the NCC said in its latest online post, referring to JT’s earlier assertion casting doubt on a study by the center that concluded passive smoking ha
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:21

[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Philippines] Asian Countries Declare War on Cigarettes

Asian countries are taking measures against smoking. Japan’s health minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki said that the government will step up measures against passive smoking while seeking public understanding ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, rep
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 17, 2016 16:16

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] JTI Korea opens book cafe for elderly

implementing a project over the past few years to overhaul old community centers for the elderly in Seoul, drawing positive responses... "We will continue to do what we have been doing to make a difference for the elderly," a JTI spokeswoman said. "We wil
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 14, 2016 17:02

[Africa, Zambia] Govt requests JTI to set up a cigarette manufacturing plant in East

Eastern Province Permanent Secretary Chanda Kasolo said when JTI officials paid a courtesy call on him at his office in Chipata that he was looking forward to see to it that the tobacco company set up a cigarette manufacturing industry in the province.
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Oct 14, 2016 14:14

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco CEOs to be grilled by lawmakers

Steve Dyer, Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Korea general manager Heads of four cigarette makers here will be grilled by lawmakers Wednesday over allegations that they evaded hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes on profits stemming from a tobacco pr
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 13, 2016 16:26

[Canada] Japan Tobacco's Unfair Representations

This week Japan Tobacco launched a web-page against plain packaging in Canada, timed to coincide with the end of the first wave of public consultations on this important initiative. The primary framing of its message on the web-site and the full-page ne
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Oct 12, 2016 22:36

Plain Packaging in the UK: Tobacco Company Opposition

fought against the policy using a series of arguments which they publicised via: Their corporate websites; Political advertising campaigns; Submissions to the two UK Consultations on plain packaging in 2012 and 2014 respectively; Third-party voices. Tak (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 14:59
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