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[Ireland] Branded tobacco tins ‘are a cynical wheeze to beat law’

A tobacco manufacturer is offering cigarettes for sale in durable branded tins, days before plain-packaging rules come into force. James Reilly, the former health minister who tabled the plain-packaging legislation, described the move by Japan Tobacco I
Times Of London (uk)
added May 15, 2017 14:41
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] JTI to close Shah Alam factory with 270 jobs to go

For the past few years, the three major tobacco companies, namely BAT Malaysia, JTI Malaysia and Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd, have been lamenting over the steep increases in tobacco excise taxes ...and the challenging operating environment in Malaysia with
The Edge (my)
added May 11, 2017 03:05
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Reynolds barely misses earnings forecast despite slight sales gain

A modest increase in first-quarter sales did not keep Reynolds American Inc. from missing analysts’ earnings forecasts by 1 cent, the company reported Wednesday. Sales rose 1.1 percent to $2.95 billion. The year-over-year comparisons was skewed because
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 3, 2017 22:47
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[UK] Takeover bid from Japan Tobacco on Imperial Tobacco extremely unlikely, Citi says

The chief reason is that Japanese laws require the government to maintain a one-third stake in JT. To circumvent antgi-trust legislation JT might buy 60% of Imperial, but that would push its leverage, in terms of net debt to EBITDA to near 5%, far exceed
Digital Look (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 22:48
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[UK] Imperial Brands falls as takeover speculation eases

was a faller on Friday after Citigroup bet against the longstanding speculation of a bid from Japan Tobacco ever becoming reality. Citi saw a deal as “extremely unlikely”, because the Japanese state is legally required to maintain a one-third stake in Ja
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 21:15
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[UK-Northern Ireland] JTI tobacco factory closure delayed for five months

The remaining staff at the JTI tobacco factory in County Antrim are to get an extra five months of work as the closure of the plant has been delayed. The final 60 staff were due to leave the Ballymena factory in May but will now be kept on until October,
BBC Online
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] JT making questionable political donations in bid to stop tobacco tax hike

allegedly providing donations to politicians "in return for favors." This article tries to shed light on JT's behind-the-scenes maneuvering in a society where antismoking is the mainstream stance.
Sentaku Magazine (jp)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:31
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] The poverty of politics and tobacco policy

does it make any sense for the government to be involved in the business of selling tobacco despite its health risks? Meanwhile, does it serve the interests of Japan Tobacco shareholders to bind the company with special laws as it engages in competition
Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:26
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Japanese Domestic Cigarette Sales Results for March 2017

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Apr 17, 2017 17:55
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[North Carolina] BAT's $49.4B deal for Reynolds gains Japanese anti-trust approval

It is the second of two governmental anti-trust approvals required for the $49.4 billion deal. The Japanese regulatory approval was necessary as it relates to Reynolds’ $5 billion sale in January 2016 of the international rights to Natural American Spir
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53
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