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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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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INTERVIEW: Philip Morris International Mideast Chief On Using Hi-Tech To Progress Toward A Smoke-Free Future
Aug 18, 2019:  Alongside politics and religion, there is one other dinner party subject virtually guaranteed to push people to opposing extremes: Smoking.

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Philippines: E-Cigarette Industry Resisting Taxes On Par With Tobacco
Aug 12, 2019:  THE e-cigarette lobby said its products are safer than traditional products and asked the government not to tax it at the same rate as tobacco-based products.

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British American Tobacco Aiming At 70 Million African Smokers With Twisp Deal
Aug 14, 2019: British American Tobacco's acquisition of South African e-cigarette maker Twisp paves the way for targeting 70 million adult African smokers to switch to vaping products, BAT Southern Africa chief executive Soraya Benchikh said on Wednesday.

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)