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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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Big Tobacco Firms Clash In NZ
March 22, 2018: March 22 (BusinessDesk) - Philip Morris (New Zealand) is suing British American Tobacco (New Zealand), alleging its larger rival is breaching competition law by locking retailers into contracts designed to preserve its dominance in a $2.5 billion market. In the lawsuit, filed in the High Court in Auckland.....
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Japan Tobacco to launch new smokeless product this year
February 06, 2018: TOKYO, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Japan Tobacco Inc said on Tuesday it plans to launch a new "heat-not-burn" (HNB) product in Japan as early as the end of this year, as it tries to catch Philip Morris International in a growing cigarette-alternative category. Japan Tobacco is under pressure to keep its dominance ....
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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)