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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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British American Tobacco Launches More Vaping Products In Japan To Challenge Philip Morris

Sep 05, 2019British American Tobacco PLC has said it will launch two new tobacco heating products in Japan under its Glo brand, as it seeks to close the gap with market leader Philip Morris International Inc.

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Tobacco Giants Philip Morris And Altria In $200bn Merger Talks
Aug 27, 2019: Tobacco giants Philip Morris International and Marlboro-maker Altria are in talks to re-unite, more than a decade after the two firms separated.

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PETA International Science Group and Tobacco Companies Donate to Save Animals
Aug 23, 2019: Gaithersburg, Md. – The PETA International Science Consortium Ltd., Imperial Brands PLC, Altria Client Services (ALCS), British American Tobacco (BAT) PLC, and Philip Morris International Inc have joined together to donate equipment that can help to replace the use of animals in respiratory testing with more human-relevant, non-animal test methods.

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Marlboro Cigarette Giant To Test “Heat Not Burn” Tobacco In Atlanta

Aug 21, 2019:  The nation’s dominant tobacco company, maker of the top-selling Marlboro cigarette, is trying to become the next e-cigarette giant. And Atlanta is ground zero in the high-stakes experiment.

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)