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Proposed acquisition of Reynolds - BAT obtains antitrust approval in Japan

has obtained unconditional antitrust approval from the Japanese authorities in relation to its proposed acquisition of Reynolds American Inc. Together with the previously announced expiry of the HSR Act waiting period, the conditions related to antitrust
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53
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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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Proposed acquisition of Reynolds - BAT obtains antitrust approval in Japan

British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Apr 6, 2017 19:06
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[Japan] British American Tobacco's $49B Reynolds Buy Gets Go-Ahead ($$)

Japanese authorities granted the transaction unconditional approval, Reynolds said in a statement. The clearance was the last remaining antitrust hurdle to consummate the deal after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission assented to the takeover, the company
Law360
added Apr 6, 2017 19:05
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[Asia, Japan] Behind the Scenes / Passive smoking measures meet resistance

Current measures for secondhand smoke are limited to the duty try to prevent smoking, but many restaurants, such as this one in Tokyo, allow customers to smoke freely... About 100 members from the tobacco caucus, chaired by Takeshi Noda, gathered on March
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Apr 6, 2017 14:00
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Proposed BAT acquisition of RAI gains Japan antitrust approval

Together with the previously announced expiration of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act waiting period, the conditions related to antitrust approvals required as part of the closing conditions to the proposed acquisition have now been sat
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 5, 2017 12:33
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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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[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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Tokyo 2020 main stadium to be completely smoke-free: Japan Sport Council

The new national stadium being planned for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is to be completely smoke-free, with no smoking rooms, it was learned from the Japan Sport Council (JSC) on March 30.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:06
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Parents who smoke contribute to obesity in children: health ministry report

Infants cared for by parents who smoke are more likely to become obese children than those from a nonsmoking household, according to a health ministry report. According to the report, released Wednesday, the obesity rate for 13-year-olds who were expose
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 30, 2017 11:31
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