Category: Breaking News

BAT’s volume up 3.6 percent

BAT’s volume up 3.6 percent

| April 26, 2016

Volume-wise, British American Tobacco enjoyed a strong quarter to the end of March in respect of its traditional tobacco products; and it made good progress with its new generation products.

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Why are cigarettes still legal?

Why are cigarettes still legal?

| April 26, 2016

A question raised by the Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders makes uncomfortable reading for the tobacco industry. But at least he seems to oppose raising taxes on products bought by the financially less-well-off.

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Slovenia to deter switch to vapor

Slovenia to deter switch to vapor

| April 25, 2016

In the three-cornered fight between smoking, vaping and raking-in-revenue, Slovenia seems to have put its weight firmly behind revenue collection.

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Concerns over youngsters smoking

Concerns over youngsters smoking

| April 25, 2016

Jordan seems to have a problem with tobacco use among young people. Tobacco use is extremely high among young males; and high among young females, especially when set against an international benchmark.

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Auction system under threat

Auction system under threat

| April 25, 2016

Zimbabwe’s dual marketing system was introduced to help it through some turbulent times, but questions are being raised about whether auction sales can survive.

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Smoking rate down to 8.3 percent

Smoking rate down to 8.3 percent

| April 25, 2016

Some countries define being ‘tobacco free’ as having a smoking prevalence below five percent. If this is the case in Turkmenistan; the country seems to be well on the way to its goal.

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