Anti-smoking group warns against British America Tobacco


Anti-tobacco lobbyists fear dealings between British America Tobacco (BAT) and government will slow down the process of designing an efficient tobacco control law.

Anti Tobacco Network (ATN) has condemned partnerships between BAT and key stakeholders in the wake of bribery revelations in African states with the intention of opposing the passage of anti-tobacco legislature. The revelations were made this week through a BBC investigation.

Initially the bill was scheduled to be presented before Parliament during the ongoing November sitting, however it appears it will only be discussed next year. 

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