Ban on French smokers’ filter litter

Notebook: On-the-spot fines have nearly doubled to €68, but changing attitudes is a slow burn

The Brexit reckoning: UK plc reports

Company performance diverges after Britain votes to leave the EU

BAT sales rise but profits slide

Maker of Lucky Strike bucks trend of falling cigarettes sales

Uruguay defeats Philip Morris lawsuit

Tobacco group was suing country for strict rules on smoking

EU to end anti-smuggling deal with PMI

$1.25bn agreement aimed at reducing trade in illicit cigarettes

RJR Nabisco wins legal battle with EU

US Supreme Court limits scope of federal racketeering laws

China sees sharp fall in tobacco sales

Habit stubbed out as Beijing’s health drive and tax rises take effect

Smoke clouds billow over developing world

Poorer countries lack wealth and political will to take on tobacco companies

Axa’s plan to quit tobacco is not so pure

Kicking the habit of investing in cigarette makers is hard, writes Andrew Hill

Axa to ditch €1.7bn tobacco investments

Move is timely boost to antismoking campaigners

Tobacco groups lose plain packaging fight

Cigarette companies forced to use dull olive packs

Big Tobacco looks to ecigarettes for growth

Tighter rules mean the likes of BAT are focusing on ‘next big thing’

Big Tobacco loses case on plain packaging

Judge rejects legal challenge saying new government regulations are ‘suitable and appropriate’

India’s ITC bows to cigarette pack rules

Dispute part of wider battle between industry and governments

Tobacco: plain outperformance

Dull packaging will not end strong returns for manufacturers

Down Under data light up cigarettes debate

Measure meets health objectives and deters young from taking up smoking, says review

Imperial’s volumes slip despite US boost

Overall revenues lifted by newly acquired Winston cigarette brand

Cigarette packaging rules upheld by ECJ

Tobacco companies must cover two-thirds of box with health warnings

Indian Marlboro-maker falls on FDI ban news

Godfrey Phillips’ shares fall 17% while ITC adds 2%

Tobacco stocks split pension funds

Big investors missed out on billions by avoiding industry


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