Global Tobacco Control Updates

A Kenyan High Court Upholds Tobacco Control Regulations, Rejecting British American Tobacco Challenge
24 Mar 2016
Press Release |

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Kenyan High Court today upheld provisions of the country’s 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations, rejecting legal challenges to the regulations by British American Tobacco (BAT). The court’s decision is a resounding…

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BBC Investigation: British American Tobacco Bribed Government Officials in Africa to Undermine Life-Saving Measures
01 Dec 2015
Press Release |

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An investigative report broadcast yesterday by the BBC disclosed extensive evidence, supported by previously secret documents, that British…

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Mexico Reaps Revenue Gains from Tobacco Tax
15 Nov 2011
News |

Mexico saw a surge in tobacco tax revenues from January through September 2011, according to the finance ministry — the result of a 2010 hike in tobacco taxes that industry opponents had claimed would increase smuggling and lose revenue.


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