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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Why cigarette giant wants people to quit smoking
April 18, 2019: Philip Morris International, the company that sells Marlboro, Chesterfield, Parliaments and other brands internationally, thinks smoke-free products may be the solution to the company's longstanding cigarette problem.

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BAT at final stage of introducing tobacco heating products in Malaysia
April 18, 2019: KUALA LUMPUR: British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Bhd is currently waiting for price approval before launching its tobacco heating product called glo in the local market.

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Industry body, BAT-SA deny claims tobacco manufacturer owes SARS R143m
Apr 07 2019 : Allegations that the SA division of British American Tobacco SA (BAT-SA) owes the SA Revenue Service (SARS) R143m due to "fraud and tax evasion" are "totally inaccurate", Francois van der Merwe, chair of industry body the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (Tisa), told Fin24 on Sunday.

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Seychelles to introduce new regulation legalising electronic cigarette
Mar 27, 2019: Johannesburg, South Africa (ADV) – Seychelles is set to introduce a new regulation that will classify alternative nicotine products under the tobacco control law, legalising electronic cigarette following a recent approval by the Cabinet Ministers.

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)