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[Congo, Somalia, Sudan South] BAT faces more media criticism of African marketing strategies

The Guardian’s report, released Friday, is based on BAT documents provided by former employee Paul Hopkins. The newspaper said countries affected include Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Somalia and South Sudan.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2017 02:25
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[UK] SMOKE SCREEN Nicotine patches and gum ‘DON’T help smokers quit – and most use them while STILL smoking’

a new study from the University of California has found that, without counselling, NRT hardly ever works and smokers continue to puff on fags while using the therapy. Worse still, they claim tobacco companies have known this for years.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 13:20
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U.S. study alleges cigarette makers promote "smoke without smoking"

"Tobacco companies put out these (NRT) products as a way to sidestep policies, by giving people a way to 'smoke without smoking,'" Apollonio noted. "It would be interesting to see in the next 10 years if the companies come up with nicotine water, inhaler
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 19, 2017 16:45
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Tobacco Industry Research on Nicotine Replacement Therapy: “If Anyone Is Going to Take Away Our Business It Should Be Us”

Although the tobacco industry initially viewed NRT as a threat, it found that smokers often combined NRT with smoking rather than using it as a replacement and began marketing their own NRT products.
American Journal of Public Health
added Aug 18, 2017 02:28
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From Threat to Opportunity: Study Shows Cigarette Makers Shifted Stance on Nicotine Patches, Gum

“It was surprising to discover the industry came to view NRT as just another product...companies want people to get nicotine..."by not regulating nicotine in all tobacco products, including NRT, the FDA could be walking into a trap.”
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 00:49
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[Africa, UK] Serious Fraud Office opens investigation into BAT bribery claims

Allegations that British American Tobacco was involved in bribery and corruption in Africa are being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office, despite the cigarette company’s attempts to downplay the significance of a whistleblower who handed over a doss
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:31
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[Africa, UK] Britain investigates British American Tobacco for corruption

Britain has opened a formal investigation into suspicions of corruption at British American Tobacco (BAT) (BATS.L) and its subsidiaries, nearly two years after allegations of bribery in Africa first surfaced.
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2017 17:09
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The new FDA plan for regulating cigarettes echoes a tobacco industry idea from the 1950s

A British American Tobacco company report stated in 1959 that “to reduce the nicotine per cigarette as much as possible and thus satisfy the trend of consumer demand…might end in destroying the nicotine habit in a large number of consumers and prevent it
Quartz
added Jul 28, 2017 20:33
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[Asia] India to quiz Philip Morris on marketing of Marlboro

advertises Marlboro cigarettes...at tobacco shops in India and distributes free smokes at nightclubs and bars frequented by young people to promote the brand, Reuters reported earlier this week. The strategy is laid out in hundreds of pages of internal d
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2017 16:41
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Heat-not-Burn Studies Remain Cloaked / PMI documents on iQOS research heavily redacted

has filed an extensive number of documents with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in an effort to gain approval to sell its new heat-not-burn iQOS device in the United States. And while the FDA recently published much of the material, product research
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:20
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