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British American Tobacco will cut 2,300 jobs as it creates a “more efficient, agile, and focused” company as it shifts away from traditional cigarettes to new products. Read more

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British American Tobacco is launching two new tobacco heating products, Glo Pro and Glo Nano, in Japan, following the earlier launch of the Glo Sens in Tokyo. Read more

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R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company recently announced it is expanding its innovative Modern Oral portfolio with VELO, a line of tobacco leaf-free and spit-free nicotine pouches. Read more

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British American Tobacco Korea is well on its way to achieving its goal to leverage its Sacheon factory into a global export hub, as it surpassed an accumulated production of 300 billion cigarettes as of June 2019. Read more

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Jeremy Fowden joins the Board of British American Tobacco as an independent non‑executive director and member of the Audit Committee and Nominations Committee. Read more

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British American Tobacco invests in research as the industry continues development of next-generation potentially reduced-risk products. Read more

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South Africa’s Competition Tribunal has approved British American Tobacco’s proposed takeover of e-cigarette maker Twisp. Read more

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British American Tobacco is expecting revenue from its “new category” products, which include its Vype and Vuse vaping pens, to increase by 30-50% this year against declining tobacco sales in its US market. Read more

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A recent study conducted by Oxford Economics and commissioned by British American Tobacco reveals that in 2018 about 60% of Malaysia’s cigarette market was made up of illegal products. Read more

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British American Tobacco Korea is well on its way to achieving its goal to leverage its Sacheon factory into a global export hub, as it surpassed an accumulated production of 300 billion cigarettes as of June 2019. Read more

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Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco are seeking to overturn Australia’s vaping ban with submissions to an Australian parliamentary inquiry that is considering whether e-cigarettes should be legalized. Read more

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Francois van der Merwe, chair of the Tobacco Institute of South Africa,  has defended the institute’s tobacco company members, saying none of its members have ever fallen foul of their tax obligations in South Africa. Read more

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British American Tobacco is expanding its facilities with the construction of a US$9 million tobacco processing factory in Votualevu, Nadi. Read more

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Citi upgraded Imperial Brands and British American Tobacco based on positive demand growth forecasts. Read more

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British American Tobacco is hunting for a new chairman to succeed Richard Burrows. Read more

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Philip Morris International (PMI) and British American Tobacco (BAT) have both been recognized as Global Top Employers. Read more

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British American Tobacco does not believe there is scientific evidence to support a ban on menthol cigarettes in the US, its c.e.o. says. Read more

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Tobacco leaf production goes into 2019 with earlier projections pointing to volumes around 5.14 million tons during this crop season. Read more

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British American Tobacco's Nicandro Durante retires after nearly 37 years with the company, and eight years as c.e.o. Read more

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In recent years, heat-not-burn tobacco products, with the significant advantage of reducing the release of harmful components, have gradually become an important r&d direction for Big Tobacco, leading HNBs’ market share to grow rapidly. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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