Tobacco Industry News

The Canadian Vaping Association responds to Minister Christian Dubé’s proposed policy

Following the recommendations in the report from the National Director of Public Health released this morning, Minister of Health and Social Services, Christian Dubé, has stated his intention to implement further restrictions and prohibitions to the current provincial vaping regulations. The Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) has been a consistent advocate for strong youth protection measures...

British American Tobacco says Covid will cost it less than previously thought thanks to overturning of South African cigarette sales ban

BAT's brands include Dunhill, Lucky Strike and vaping brands Vuse and Vype  Global industry cigarette and THP volumes are forecast to drop by 5% this year  The coronavirus has brought further worries over the harms of smoking tobacco British American Tobacco has lowered its predicted blow from the Covid-19 pandemic despite taking a significant hit...

BAT Launches tobacco industry-first Human Rights Report

- BAT delivering on ESG priorities to build A Better Tomorrow for all stakeholders - BAT is first tobacco company to publish a Human Rights report – launched on UN Human Rights Day - BAT announces commitment to aim for zero child labour in its agricultural supply chain by 2025 LONDON, Dec. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BAT) has...

Kenyan to take reins as BAT boss Beverley Spencer exits

British American Tobacco Kenya   has named a Kenyan to head the cigarette-maker as it marks over 113 years in the market. The firm on Monday announced Crispin Achola as its new managing director effective January 1, 2021, replacing Beverley Spencer-Obatoyinbo. Mr Achola, who had previously worked at BAT for 19 years before exiting in 2017, makes a...