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Fri, Sep 12 2014

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BAT's novel e-cigarette rival wins UK medical approval

LONDON - A new nicotine inhaler to be sold by British American Tobacco has been licensed in the UK as a medicinal product, marking the arrival of a novel alternative to the fast-growing market for electronic cigarettes.

UPDATE 2-BAT's novel e-cigarette rival wins UK medical approval

* BAT unit working with Kind Consumer, Consort Medical (Adds analyst comments, more on product, backers)

INSIGHT-As Big Tobacco takes up e-cigarettes, investors look ahead

* Sector not as attractive for private funds as it once was

BAT nicotine inhaler licensed as medicinal product in UK

LONDON, Sept 12 - A new nicotine inhaler to be sold by a unit of British American Tobacco has been licensed in the UK as a medicinal product, marking the arrival of a new competitor in the fast-growing electronic cigarette market.

New Issue- BAT prices multi tranche deal

Guarantor British American Tobacco PLC, British American Tobacco

UPDATE 5-WHO urges stiff regulatory curbs on e-cigarettes

(Adds details from briefing, activist comment, London byline)

Kenyan financial firm Britam's half-year profit leaps 31 pct

NAIROBI, Aug 20 - Kenya's British American (Britam) achieved a 31 percent jump in pretax profit in the six months to the end of June, the company said on Wednesday.

Britain's FTSE edges lower, receives support from Barclays

EDINBURGH, July 30 - Britain's top share index edged lower on Wednesday as traders digested mixed earnings reports, with Barclays lending support to the index as it benefitted from falling costs.

UPDATE 2-British American Tobacco profit hit by strong pound

* Firm says Rothmans, Pall Mall, Dunhill gaining share (Adds analysts' estimates, share activity, background)

REFILE-Kenya's Britam raises $68 mln via corporate bond

NAIROBI, July 17 - Kenyan financial services company British American (Britam) raised 6 billion shillings ($68.4 million) through a corporate bond issue, doubling its initial target.

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