tobacco industry

BAT factory in Kanfanar exports to 19 markets

British American Tobacco (BAT) is satisfied with the results achieved in its first year of doing business in Croatia following the takeover of Croatia's TDR tobacco company.

BAT says EUR 30 million to be invested in Kanfanar tobacco factory

Since its arrival in Croatia and the acquisition of the TDR tobacco factory, British American Tobacco (BAT) has continued with investments, this year it has invested EUR 20 million and plans to invest an additional EUR 30 million in the Kanfanar tobacco factory in the coming period, BAT Adria CEO Ram Addanki said.

EU Commission resisting tobacco lobbying transparency, watchdog says

The European Commission has ignored calls for more transparency in its dealings with the tobacco industry, a watchdog said Monday, ratcheting up criticism sparked by a 2012 lobbying scandal that ended the career of the bloc's then health commissioner.

Poor countries increasingly targeted by tobacco marketing

Data on cigarette promotion was collected since 2005, when a global convention on tobacco controls, including marketing bans, came into force for nations that had signed on.