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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New tobacco rules will choke healthier products, says Philip Morris

26 NOVEMBER, 2018: SA’s Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill has already been met with strong criticism from industry bodies. Philip Morris International, one of the biggest tobacco companies in the world,

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Malawi: JTI Hopes Tobacco Bill Will Not Be Delayed
November 17; 2018: Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Malawi has expressed hope that the Tobacco Bill will be not be delayed. During the forthcoming parliamentary sitting, the Joint Parliamentary Committee of Agriculture and Irrigation; Commerce and Industry; 

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Tobacco Harm Reduction Can Help Stem Asia’s Smoking Epidemic
November 15, 2018:Despite strict government regulation, high taxes, and extensive public awareness campaigns, smoking remains a major public health issue in Asia, with over half of the world’s smokers. 

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First iQOS E-Cigarette Store Opening In South Africa

November 15, 2018: Philip Morris International Inc. will open a flagship store in Johannesburg as it tries to stoke demand in Africa for its alternative cigarette known as iQOS, which heats rather than burns tobacco to give users their nicotine kick.

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)