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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UK: JTI Unveils Alternative Tobacco Products Ahead Of Menthol Ban

March 26, 2020: Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has launched a range of alternative products, available from 20 May 2020 when the menthol ban will be implemented.

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British American Tobacco Pledges To Deliver 'Carbon Neutrality' By 2030

March 27, 2020: Tobacco giant promises to beef up existing environmental targets and make all plastic packaging recyclable

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Over 60% Of Smokers Believe Health Warning Labels Are Exaggerated: Global State of Smoking Poll Study

March 12, 2020: Among tobacco smokers around the world, there is a growing misperception that e-cigarettes are equally or more harmful than combustible cigarettes, according to the Global State of Smoking Poll Study released today by the Foundation for Smoke Free World (FSFW).

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Lesotho: BAT Blasts New Tobacco Levy

March 10, 2020: THE British American Tobacco (BAT) says the proposed 30 percent levy on tobacco will benefit cigarette smugglers rather than the Lesotho economy.
Last week Finance Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro said the government is working to impose a 15 percent levy on alcohol and 30 percent levy on tobacco products.

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)