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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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We Were Never Driven By Profit Margins Alone - Africa’s Tobacco Mogul Rujugiro

January 29, 2019: In 1978, Tribert Rujugiro Ayabatwa entered the world of cigarette-manufacturing. He is now the biggest indigenous manufacturer in Africa with footprints in nine African countries.

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PMI Explores Global Public Health Issues in New White Paper
January 24, 2019: Explores the Role of Governments, Corporate Ingenuity and Consumers’ Self-Interests

In a new White Paper, “Public Health—Much Harder than Rocket Science,” Philip Morris International (PMI) (NYSE:PM) looks at the dynamics between consumers,

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Why Philip Morris Isn't Making Its Marijuana Move -- Yet

January 23,  2019: Marijuana has vaulted into the investing limelight, and across the industry, investors are interested in finding ways to profit from the emergence of legalized cannabis products. Even mainstream companies are getting involved in the cannabis craze, with particularly strong interest from consumer products giants.

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Big Tobacco Giant Altria Funds Lexaria's Edible Nicotine Project
January 21, 2019: Lexaria Nicotine LLC, a division of Lexaria BioScience and a subsidiary of Altria Group, Inc. announced on January 15 that they have entered into a definitive investment agreement. The Altria investment will fund research on regulatory compliant, oral forms of nicotine delivery.

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)