EU, BAT cooperate against illegal cigarette trade

EU, BAT cooperate against illegal cigarette trade

BRUSSELS - (AP) The European Commission and British American Tobacco Plc. announced Thursday they will cooperate to curb the trade of illegal cigarettes, which costs EU governments (EURO)10 billion in lost revenues annually.

BAT, the world's second largest tobacco company, will work with the EU to combat the trade in counterfeit and contraband ...

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