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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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[Virginia] JTI Leaf Services expanding in Danville

"Tobacco is alive and well in Danville," said Steve Daniels, CEO of JTI Leaf Services. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 the tobacco company in Danville, Virginia announced the opening of their brand new 110,000 square foot tobacco storage facility. Housed in there
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Apr 4, 2017 11:28
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[Japan] The Next C-store Tobacco Competitor: Manufacturers?

Japan as an area retailers should be watching. Japan Tobacco International (JTI) and Philip Morris International (PMI) are both opening standalone stores there as they introduce their new heat-not-burn products, which have been growing significantly — esp
Convenience Store News
added Apr 2, 2017 01:56
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[UK] Tobacco giants close to rescue deal for troubled Palmer and Harvey

are nearing a deal to shore up the finances of Palmer and Harvey (P&H), the cash-and-carry group that is a crucial part of Tesco's UK supply chain. Sky News has learnt that Imperial Brands and Japan Tobacco International (JTI), which between them own br
Sky News (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 16:58
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco still addicted to crumbling cigarette strategy

While Japan Tobacco's flagship cigarette business is struggling, its once-moribund pharmaceutical segment is realizing new success. But drugs only account for 3% of group profits, and there is apparently little momentum to enlarge that proportion.
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Mar 31, 2017 23:09
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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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