Tag: united kingdom

Tracking tobacco costly

Tracking tobacco costly

| September 20, 2017

UK retailers are concerned that an EU tobacco-products tracking-and-tracing system could prove burdensome.

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Cigarette price matters

Cigarette price matters

| September 19, 2017

A new study has found that eliminating budget cigarettes from markets might help to reduce infant deaths globally.

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Vaping provides no gateway

Vaping provides no gateway

| August 31, 2017

Regular electronic-cigarette use among never smokers is ‘very rare’, according to the findings of a major new study in the UK.

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Management board changes

Management board changes

| August 31, 2017

The integration of British American Tobacco’s Next Generation Products unit into the main business is surely a sign that the company is serious about harm reduction.

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Risk continuum quantified

Risk continuum quantified

| August 29, 2017

The relative cancer risks associated with nicotine delivery systems are, according to one study at least, largely in line with what common sense would indicate they would be.

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US urged to probe BAT

US urged to probe BAT

| August 21, 2017

The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has described allegations about British American Tobacco’s conduct as alarming, given the merger of BAT and Reynolds American in the US.

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Mini-tender targets BAT

Mini-tender targets BAT

| August 18, 2017

A mini-tender launched on August 12 by TRC Capital Corporation aims to buy up to 2,000,000 British American Tobacco American Depositary Shares.

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Smoking saves £14.7 billion

Smoking saves £14.7 billion

| August 8, 2017

If a ‘fact’ is repeated often enough, that fact becomes part of the background on which we judge whatever it is the fact relates to, which is fine if the fact is a fact.

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Insurance “rip-off”

Insurance “rip-off”

| August 8, 2017

The low risk profile associated with the use of electronic cigarettes is not reflected in the life insurance premiums charged to people who use these devices.

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Coesia acquires Molins

Coesia acquires Molins

| August 4, 2017

With its acquisition by Coesia, Molins has joined a stable of companies that includes G.D and Sasib.

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Illegal trade targeted

Illegal trade targeted

| August 1, 2017

UK travellers are this summer being warned about the consequences of becoming involved in the illegal trade in tobacco products.

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BAT under investigation

BAT under investigation

| August 1, 2017

The UK Serious Fraud Office has opened a formal investigation into allegations of misconduct by British American Tobacco.

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BAT’s volume down

BAT’s volume down

| July 27, 2017

British American Tobacco’s cigarette volume was down sharply in the first six months of this year, but it says it has made good progress with its next-generation-product business.

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Making smokers receptive

Making smokers receptive

| July 26, 2017

It seems that one side effect of smokers undergoing CT scans of their lungs is that it concentrates their minds and makes them more receptive to quit messages.

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BAT acquires RAI

BAT acquires RAI

| July 26, 2017

As had been expected, British American Tobacco yesterday completed its acquisition of Reynolds American Inc.

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BAT-RAI deal approved

BAT-RAI deal approved

| July 20, 2017

As expected, shareholders in British American Tobacco and Reynolds Inc. have approved the acquisition of RAI by BAT.

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You can’t please everybody

You can’t please everybody

| July 19, 2017

The UK government’s new Tobacco Control Plan for England has been welcomed by at least one vapers’ organization, but it has not gone down well with a smokers’ group.

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No kudos for vaping

No kudos for vaping

| July 11, 2017

Vaping advocates in the UK are unhappy that electronic cigarettes have been given little credit for the fall that has occurred in the incidence in smoking.

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Vapor no bar to healing

Vapor no bar to healing

| June 26, 2017

In another contribution to the scientific study of vapor and nicotine, British American Tobacco has found that vapor does not, under the conditions of the study, impede the healing of wounds.

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English pubs decimated

English pubs decimated

| June 26, 2017

The smoking ban has decimated pubs in England and, in doing so, destroyed vital meeting places. A cynic might ask whether this wasn’t one of the intended ‘unintended consequences’.

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