NEWS AND EVENTS - TOBACCO INDUSTRY NEWS
Uganda: BAT to pay $5.8m to shareholders in June. KAMPALA, UGANDA - Shareholders of British American Tobacco Uganda (BAT Uganda) are set to earn a total of Ushs 20.3 billion as dividends for the year ended 31st December 2015.

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Tobacco industry seeking to control anti-smuggling measures, say critics
June 14, 2018 : UN protocol says mechanisms designed to counter illicit trade should not be delegated to industry, but monitors allege firms are involved The tobacco industry is working to secure control of a system to track the movement of cigarettes around the world, allegedly because it is complicit in the smuggling of its own products...
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BAT protests more tobacco taxes
MAY 12, 2018: Cigarette maker British American Tobacco Kenya (BAT) has ratcheted up pressure against further increases in excise duty. The Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed cigarette maker repeated on Friday that “unpredictable” tax increases are a threat to its Kenya business.
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The WHO FCTC, another good but eurocentric and incompatible global governance tool: the reason why SADC states must delay, modify or avoid its domestication
MAY 9, 2018: In the mid-1990s, the United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Boutros Boutros Ghali called and emphasized on ‘the internationalization of the problems of human rights and democracy; creation of international rules, regulations, regimes and institutions in order to effectively and collectively establish, address..
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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)