british american tobacco australia - Media releases 2013



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4 November 2013

 

Booming illegal tobacco costs government billions

The first illegal tobacco report released since plain packaging was introduced last year shows the problem has worsened with the tobacco black market now booming with illicit cigarettes imported from mainly Asia and the Middle East.

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31 May 2013

 

A world with sensible tobacco legislation

On World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) British American Tobacco Australia (BATA) is calling for greater consultation between the Australian government and the tobacco industry to ensure more sensible and effective regulation in the future.

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26 March 2013

More chop chop while illegal tobacco overall drops  

The amount of illegal loose leaf tobacco or “chop chop” sold on Australian streets increased last year according to an annual industry report by Deloitte, while the number of illegal cigarettes peddled across the country has reduced.

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