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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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Association promoting ENDS urges govt to consult industry before banning e-cigarettes
July 02, 2019: An umbrella body of trade representatives promoting Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) including e-cigarettes has urged the government to refrain from rushing into

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Tobacco Companies Begin To Switch To Safer Nicotine Products
June 22, 2019: A former consultant of the World Health Organization expects tobacco companies to invest in safer nicotine products such as vapes or electronic cigarettes, heat-not-burn sticks and snus amid rising demand from consumers.

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E-Cigarettes Relevant For All Countries, Every Smoker: US-Based Tobacco Giant
June 25, 2019: E-cigarettes are relevant for every smoker in all the countries and science has shown that heated tobacco products are a much better choice than combustibles, said US-based tobacco giant Philip Morris which is eyeing the Indian market with over 100 million adult smokers.

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Imperial Brands enters heated-tobacco market

Friday, April 26th, 2019: TOKYO • Imperial Brands plc is the latest to roll out its heat-not-burn product in Japan, as it plays catch-up with rival cigarette makers in the world’s most developed market for alternative smoking devices.

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)