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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Why Philip Morris Isn't Making Its Marijuana Move -- Yet

January 23,  2019: Marijuana has vaulted into the investing limelight, and across the industry, investors are interested in finding ways to profit from the emergence of legalized cannabis products. Even mainstream companies are getting involved in the cannabis craze, with particularly strong interest from consumer products giants.

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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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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)