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UPDATE 2-BAT to face further scrutiny for jumbo M&A bond sale

Investors will try to exert pricing pressure... But investors are weighing up how much of a premium BAT will need to pay following a string of negative headlines over the last week. The company was slated to issue the bonds at the end of July, sources to
Reuters
added Aug 4, 2017 15:16
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[Asia, India] Tobacco lobby hits back at govt over e-cigarette stubbing plan

According to the Tobacco Institute of India (TII), which represents over 90% of the legal cigarette trade in India, a ban on Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) will not only jeopardise investments made by cigarette companies in India to develop
Business Standard (in)
added Aug 4, 2017 14:58
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when is crowdsourced data most useful for research?

The two surveys yielded different results in several areas, including tobacco use, demographics, perceptions of harm and warning label exposure. Crowdsourced data had significantly more non-cigarette tobacco users, particularly e-cigarette users (13.9 pe
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 4, 2017 14:55
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Japan Tobacco to buy Indonesian 'kretek' cigarette firms for $677 million

it has agreed to buy an Indonesian maker of "kretek" tobacco and clove cigarettes, together with its distributor, for $677 million, giving it a bigger footprint in the world's second-largest tobacco market. The announcement comes as Japan Tobacco has be
Reuters
added Aug 4, 2017 12:46
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Japan Tobacco cuts cigarette outlook as smokers shift to "heat-not-burn" alternatives

lowered its domestic cigarette sales forecast for this year as it sees more smokers defecting to "heat-not-burn" (HNB) tobacco products dominated by global rival Philip Morris International Inc.
Reuters
added Aug 4, 2017 01:45
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Big Tobacco Won’t Let the FDA Cut Nicotine Without a Fight

FDA Commissioner Gottlieb’s plan to cut the nicotine in cigarettes to nonaddictive levels will likely spark a lobbying fight from the tobacco industry.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 4, 2017 01:43
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FDA Tobacco Policy Shift Will Be Years In The Making ($$)

While the FDA has taken the novel step of targeting the amount of nicotine in cigarettes in its efforts to regulate tobacco, experts noted that there were no dates attached to its July 27 announcement that it... To view the full article, register now.
Law360
added Aug 4, 2017 01:35
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'black lives / black lungs' documentary shows how menthol tobacco ended up in black communities

explores the history, marketing tactics and impact of the tobacco industry targeting African-Americans with menthol tobacco products. He said the project, which also features experts and activists across the country, is part of his efforts to “turn my ang
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 4, 2017 01:31
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CANCER FOR CASH: Explosive Photo Exposes Big Tobacco’s African Money Drops

BRITISH American Tobacco paid ex-SAS soldiers and gun-totting rebels to protect the secret movement of millions of dollars in cash to fund its operation in east Africa, a whistle-blower has told New Matilda. Paul Hopkins, a former special forces soldier
newmatilda.com (au)
added Aug 3, 2017 15:20
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[North Carolina] Reynolds ends public corporate life with 15 percent jump in quarterly profit

Reynolds American Inc. finished its final full quarter as an independent corporation with a 15.4 percent increase in second-quarter net income to $919 million. British American Tobacco Plc completed July 25 the purchase of the 57.8 percent of Reynolds i
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 3, 2017 15:08
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