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BAT Announces Agreement to Acquire Reynolds (PDF)

The transaction has been unanimously approved by the Transaction Committee of independent Reynolds directors established to evaluate the BAT offer. The transaction has also been approved by the Boards of Reynolds and BAT. Agreed Terms  Reynolds sharehold
BAT/REYNOLDS Transaction Web site
added Jan 17, 2017 14:56
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Reynolds American Announces Entry into Merger Agreement With British American Tobacco (PDF)

Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss the Transaction Today at 8 a.m. ET
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jan 17, 2017 14:54
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BAT/Reynolds: front-running Trump ($$)

It takes a bold sort to front-run the unpredictable Donald Trump. But that is what Nicandro Durante, the hard-nosed boss of British American Tobacco, is doing with a $49.4bn agreed offer for 58 per cent of Reynolds American. The bid would look decent val
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 17, 2017 14:44
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Die Another Day, James Bond's smoking over six decades [FREE FULL TEXT]

product placement of branded packs was present in two movies. Overall, the persisting smoking content remains problematic from a public health perspective, especially given the popularity of this movie series.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 17, 2017 13:55
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British American Tobacco takes control of Reynolds for $49bn

has agreed a $49.4bn (£40bn) deal to take control of US rival Reynolds, creating the world's largest listed tobacco firm....The merger would bring together some of the tobacco industry's best-known brands, including Lucky Strike, Rothmans, Dunhill and Cam
BBC Online
added Jan 17, 2017 13:34
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH MINISTER PROMISES ACTION TO REDUCE SMOKING

Despite the WHO regulations, Litzman and his associate deputy director-general Prof. Itamar Grotto both met with e-cigarette representatives and, previously, with Phillip Morris... The ministry also announced that a ministry team to prevent smoking would
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 17, 2017 00:11
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Exclusive: Philip Morris jolted by Indian proposal to ban foreign tobacco investment

Philip Morris International is fighting to keep a toehold in India's $11 billion tobacco market, as the government considers further tightening foreign investment rules in the sector, according to documents seen by Reuters. In previously unreported lett
Reuters
added Jan 16, 2017 15:33
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How the Tobacco Industry Has Targeted the LGBT Community for Decades

Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds, and British American Tobacco did not respond to ATTN:'s request for comments about their ads. Past ads have tied pro-gay rights messages to cigarettes with phrases like "take pride in your flavor." ... The ads appear to be
ATTN:
added Jan 15, 2017 19:46
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Nicotine delivery to users from cigarettes and from different types of e-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

EC brands we tested do not deliver nicotine as efficiently as cigarettes, but newer EC products deliver nicotine more efficiently than cig-a-like brands. Moderate variations in nicotine content of e-liquid have little effect on nicotine delivery. Smokers
Psychopharmacology
added Jan 14, 2017 19:35
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[Asia] Media sidesteps calling Japan Tobacco out on advertising conflicts

Japan Tobacco spends ¥20 billion a year on advertising, almost all of which promotes “manners.” The real reason, according to Sentaku, that Japan Tobacco buys space and air time is to quash anti-smoking reporting by making media dependent on JT-related ad
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 14, 2017 17:24
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