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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Big Tobacco Giant Altria Funds Lexaria's Edible Nicotine Project
January 21, 2019: Lexaria Nicotine LLC, a division of Lexaria BioScience and a subsidiary of Altria Group, Inc. announced on January 15 that they have entered into a definitive investment agreement. The Altria investment will fund research on regulatory compliant, oral forms of nicotine delivery.

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SA In Danger Of Losing Its Tobacco-Growing Industry
January 21, 2019: Illicit trade in tobacco and other products has flourished since the skills exodus that effectively eliminated the investigative and enforcement capacity of the SA Revenue Service since 2014

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Philip Morris International and E2open Announce Strategic Partnership to Create the Digital Supply Chain for a Smoke-free Future
December 17, 2018: AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today jointly announced with Phillip Morris International

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Tanzania: Cigarettes manufacturer backs govt’s industrialization blue print
Desember 07, 2018: TCC Plc’s Quality Control and Improvement Manager, Neema Ngoitiama briefing visitors who visited the company’s pavilion at the ongoing 3rd Tanzanian Industrial Exhibition organized by TanTrade in Dar es Salaam. Photo: courtesy of TCC.

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)