Glad tidings for tobacco firms, smokers
Two players drive the global tobacco industry – the legal and the illegal players. While the former group comprised the registered corporate entities that have known addresses, business structures and employees, who pay the appropriate taxes and comply with laws of the different countries in which they operate, the latter group is unknown and cannot be regulated. Examples of the legal players in the country are the British American Tobacco Nigeria, International Tobacco Company, Ilorin, and Leaf Tobacco, Kaduna.
International – Only a quarter of brand owners participate in anti-counterfeiting coalitions, survey reveals
Data shared at last week’s Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) annual...