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Founded in 1902, British American Tobacco (BAT) is one of the largest tobacco producers in the world. It owns numerous cigarette brands, including Pall Mall, Lucky Strike, Winfield and Vogue.
Like Philip Morris International, BAT moved into vaping several years ago through the products in its Vype range.

BAT Publishes Its Low-Carbon Transition Plan

Part of the plan includes reducing emissions across its value chain by half until 2030, from a 2020 baseline, with the aim of reaching...

Altria Has Been Developing New Alternative Nicotine Products 

As tobacco companies do their best to push into the alternatives’ market, their main challenge remains gaining credibility. “We know that cigarettes are dangerous...

BAT’s Revenue Rises Thanks to Sales of Alternative Nicotine Products

BAT said that sales of its “new category” reduced risk products are growing in all key markets, including the US and Japan, with the...

R.J. Reynolds Must Pay Altria Over $95 Million Over Infringed Patents

Virginia-based Altria accused competitor RJR of violating patents related to its electronic products with pods for storing and heating liquid nicotine. To this effect...

BAT Manages to Reverse Kenya’s Ban on Nicotine Pouches 

The ban was putting a stumbling block in the smoking cessation journey of thousands.In 2020, BAT announced it was launching a new plant at...

BAT’s Sales Forecasts Rely on Strong Demand For “New Categories” Products

BAT added that an additional 3.6 million customers used its vaping, tobacco heating and oral nicotine products by September 2021.The tobacco company said that...

BAT Opens New Biotech Firm

The tobacco giant British American Tobacco has announced the launch of a plant-based biotechnology company called KBio in the United Kingdom. LONDON — Multinational tobacco...

BAT Raises Its Annual Revenue Growth Forecast 

BAT aims to achieve annual revenues of £5bn from three new products – Vuse vapes, Velo oral nicotine pouches and Glo heated tobacco.As BAT’s...

BAT Complains About Delay in Menthol Ban-Related Investigation

Japan Tobacco International claims that while its newly launched Silk Cut Choice Green, still contain traces of menthol, they are in compliance with regulations...

IQOS’s US Import and Sales Ban Goes Into Effect

BAT says that the heating blade technology used in IQOS, is an earlier version of the technology currently being used in BAT's glo.In May...