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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Philip Morris Launches ‘Smoke-Free City’ Project In Korea
November 04, 2019:  Philip Morris Korea announced Nov. 4 that it has launched a project to push forward its vision of a smoke-free future in Daegu City and Gyeongbuk region.

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SADC Tobacco Industry Vs Child Labour

November 07, 2019: The anti-tobacco lobby is getting aggressive and vicious and SADC countries need to take urgent steps to fight child labour and other rights abuses on tobacco farms dotted around the major tobacco growing parts of the region.

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[BAT] Foundation Invests N1.5bn To Support Smallholder Farmers

October 21, 2019: The British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) and the Lagos State government have acknowledged the contribution of farmers in ensuring food security viz-a-viz growing the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

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Nigeria: Sanwo-Olu, BATN Foundation Laud Farmers’ Role In Food Security
October 21, 2019: The British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) and the Lagos State government have acknowledged the contribution of farmers in ensuring food security viz-a-viz growing the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)