British American Tobacco Australia (BATA), Imperial Tobacco Australia (ITA) and Philip Morris Limited (PML) are disappointed by the ACCC’s decision to deny their application for approval to collectively cease selling legal tobacco products to retailers caught selling illegal tobacco.
Commenting on the Government's move to increase tax on roll your own tobacco, British American Tobacco Australia (BATA) was disappointed that smokers are again being hit and warned that the measure will further drive the tobacco black-market.
Illegal tobacco consumption in Australia is now estimated to be worth up to $1.61 billion in foregone excise revenue, highlighting the need for a coordinated national approach to combat black market smuggling and production.
British American Tobacco Australia (BATA) yesterday called upon the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement (PJCLE) to recommend the Government adopt a National Anti-Illicit Tobacco Strategy.
British American Tobacco is one of the world’s most international businesses and many of its Group companies have their own websites.