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[UK] Trump casts a shadow over BAT's $47bn bid for Reynolds

BAT shares are down almost 6pc since Mr Trump was elected and 13pc since it revealed its bid for Reynolds in October. The US company’s stock has meanwhile held flat on the chance of a takeover premium, meaning BAT shareholders already face a steeper bill
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:51
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[UK] Enormous £138m bootleg cigarette factory is smashed

An enormous bootleg tobacco factory - responsible for an eye-watering £138 milllion fraud - has been smashed in Birmingham. Ten men, all from Brazil and Paraguay, are set to be deported after they were arrested in the raid. Investigators found a huge s
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Nov 15, 2016 06:25
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[Australia, UK] 'Nicotine is not harmful': Doctor calls for e-cigarettes to be legalised - to save lives and help smokers kick the habit

Medical experts are pushing for e-cigarettes to be made legal in Australia in a bid to save 'millions of lives' and help smokers to kick the deadly habit. Electronic cigarettes, also known as vaporisers or vapes, first hit the market in 2003 but have s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 3, 2016 14:37
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[Europe, UK] UNITAB

2.1 Financially Supported by the Tobacco Industry 2.2 Co-founder of Tobacco House 2.3 Part of Philip Morris International’s “3rd Party Coalition” 3 Lobbying Against the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 4 Lobbying against the EU Tobacco Product
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 27, 2016 01:00
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[UK] Anti-smoking experts to sue Times for claims of tobacco payouts

published an apology to one of the scientists cited, Clive Bates...claim they have been falsely accused of accepting “tens of thousands of pounds from tobacco companies to carry out research into e-cigarettes”.... five scientists, including professor Karl
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 24, 2016 12:16
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[UK, USA] British American Offer Shows Growing Value of U.S. Market for Cigarette Industry

After years of spurning the U.S. because of mounting civil suits, international tobacco companies are returning as they confront declining cigarette volumes and expanding regulations around the globe. Last year, the UK’s Imperial Tobacco PLC spent $7.1
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 22, 2016 20:30
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[UK] HATCHARD: Big Tobacco’s dirty tricks in opposing plain packaging

Opponents of plain packaging tend to have links to the tobacco industry. So much so that three-quarters of organisations identified in our study had financial links to tobacco companies... In order to help countries guard against tobacco industry interfe
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 18, 2016 02:21
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[UK] Absolutely smokin'! Nigella Lawson displays her svelte figure in skinny jeans as she enjoys E-cigarette in London

Although currently in the midst of filming for her series, Nigella Lawson enjoyed a well-deserved day off as she displayed her off duty fashion while smoking on an E-cigarette in London on Monday.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:18
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[UK] The best PM that Britain never had: Amid a sea of plastic politicians, Ken Clarke stands out as a man who put his principles before power - as his all too human memoir reveals, says DOMINIC SANDBROOK

pocketing a handsome sum in return for taking part-time jobs with the medical firm Unichem and, most infamously, British American Tobacco. Later, understandably, Mr Clarke came in for considerable flak for accepting the tobacco giant’s money. But there is
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 8, 2016 16:14
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[Africa, South Africa] ARCHIVE: SARS drama spills over into the UK

Last year, it emerged that BAT had paid Pretoria attorney Belinda Walter to feed them intelligence on the illicit tobacco trade in South Africa. Others, however, claim that Walter was paid for information on some of BAT’s competitors in South Africa, incl
News24 (za)
added Aug 16, 2016 14:11
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