tobacco industry

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...

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...

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.