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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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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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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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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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Ex-smokers and medical associations are threatening legal action to get “too unhealthy” cigarettes that exceed European norms for nicotine, tar, and carbon monoxide banned. Read more

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British American Tobacco Kenya is protesting, saying that “unpredictable” tax increases are a threat to its Kenya business. Read more

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Increased cigarette prices and a change in distribution channel have helped British American Tobacco Uganda Limited to enjoy record growth in net profit amidst tough tobacco regulation. Read more

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Exports of tobacco products in 2017 accounted for 42% of Romania’s total exports of food, beverages, and tobacco, and about 6% of total exports of consumer goods. Read more

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British American Tobacco will invest €800 million in its Ploiesti factory over the next five years. Read more

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Despite a weaker pound and a slowing market for tobacco-heating devices in Japan, British American Tobacco (BAT) expects to report “good” earnings growth for the full year. Read more

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British American Tobacco recently launched its glo tobacco heating product in Italy, making it the seventh market after Japan, South Korea, Russia, Romania, Canada, and Switzerland. Read more

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Philip Morris (New Zealand) is suing British American Tobacco (New Zealand) in the Auckland High Court, alleging that BAT is breaching the Commerce Act in the way it ties up retailers. Read more

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Many interesting things happened for the industry in 2017. Read more

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British American Tobacco announces committee appointments. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Sustainability and Innovation

Two seemingly juxtaposed concepts, ensuring continuity of what already exits and introducing what doesn’t but should. Could the tobacco industry do both?

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