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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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Philippines: Philip Morris Set To Introduce Heated Tobacco Products In PH
February 17, 2019: Philip Morris International is preparing to introduce in the Philippines a cutting-edge technology for smokers using heated tobacco products that have fewer health risks, pending the creation of regulatory measures for these products.

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Kenya: BAT Says City Tobacco Bill ‘Extreme’
February 17, 2019: British American Tobacco (BAT) Kenya says a proposed tobacco law by Nairobi County pushing for strict requirements could disrupt retail business. BAT Kenya Managing Director Beverley Spencer-Obatoyinbo said the demands contained in the Nairobi

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Philip Morris Eyes Tech Gadgets For ‘Smoke-Free’ Market

February 15, 2019: Gadgets that monitor health, from wearable step-counters to apps tracking sleep and diet, have exploded in popularity in recent years, and now even the tobacco industry is trying to jump into the fray.

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Curing Tobacco in Zimbabwe Requires Trees. Can Tobacco Farmers Plant Enough of Them
Febraury 06, 2019: Zimbabwe’s tobacco industry is thriving, but its forests are not even though the government has set aside money for reforestation. Now, tobacco farmers, who rely on burning wood to cure their crop,

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)