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[UK, USA] BAT faces call for inquiry into African bribery claims ($$)

American politicians have called on prosecutors to investigate allegations that British American Tobacco paid off politicians in Africa to protect its reputation and avoid inquiries into the harm caused by its products. In a letter to the US Department o
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 8, 2016 15:06
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[Africa, UK, USA] British American Tobacco: Members of US Congress call for investigation into tobacco

The bribery allegations, first revealed by The Independent on Sunday and the BBC, are in a dossier of claims passed to the UK’s Serious Fraud Office by Paul Hopkins, a BAT whistleblower who worked in Africa for BAT for 13 years. Experts described Mr Hop
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:07
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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda, UK, USA] British American Tobacco faces call for bribery allegations inquiry

The politicians, led by congressman Lloyd Doggett and senator Richard Blumenthal, suggest that BAT’s actions may have violated both the Anti-Bribery and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Acts (FCPA). If proven, the allegations – denied by BAT – could result
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:41
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[UK, USA] ARCHIVE: Film icons blamed for teenage smoking

Film stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone and John Travolta who regularly smoke on screen are influencing young people... Psychologists from the United States believe they have concrete evidence that young fans are swayed by the image of their i
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 15:57
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[USA] Altria Reports 2015 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results; Delivers Full-Year Adjusted Diluted EPS Growth of 8.9%

“In 2015, Altria delivered yet another year of excellent business results and outstanding shareholder returns,” said Marty Barrington, Altria’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President. “We grew full-year adjusted diluted EPS by 8.9%, in line with
Business Wire
added Jan 28, 2016 18:48
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[USA] Canada Vs. US Product Liability: The Canadian Experience ($$)

... legislation relating to tobacco controls[10] was sufficiently inconsistent with federal legislation,[11] so as...
Law360
added Jan 22, 2016 22:26
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[Syria, USA] Transcript of Republican Presidential Debate

CARSON: And then we need to shut down — we need to shut down their mechanisms of funding and attack their command-and-control centers. Why should we let their people be sitting there smoking their cigars, sitting in their comfortable chairs in Raqqa?
New York Times
added Jan 15, 2016 22:57
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[Syria, USA] AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Republican debate

"Why should we be letting people smoke their cigars in their comfortable chairs in Raqqa?" THE FACTS: Carson is not likely to find IS fighters lounging with cigars in Raqqa, their de facto capital in Syria. The group has imposed a strict smoking ban throu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 15, 2016 22:55
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[USA] Announcement: Moody's: US and European tobacco industry will see profit growth in 2016

the expected fall in sales volume could accelerate in the US if e-cigarette sales see stronger-than-expected growth, whereas in Europe, the pricing environment remains supportive, reflecting stable macro-economic conditions." Within the US industry, prof
Moody's Investors Service
added Dec 5, 2015 17:27
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[UK, USA] Moody's: US and European tobacco industry poised for rise in operating profits ...

The ratings’ agency predicts a four to five per cent rise in operating profits next year in both the US and Europe, even as cigarette sales volumes fall by about four per cent. “Moreover, the expected fall in sales volume could accelerate in the US if e
City A.M. (uk)
added Dec 4, 2015 04:43
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