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JTI launches TPD2 plan

BIG changes come to tobacco manufacturing this May and major changes will affect tobacco retailers a year later thanks to the implementation of the...

Court hears plain packs challenge

Tobacco giants in 11th-hour effort to head off standardised packaging SIX months ahead of the intended beginning of procedures to introduce standardised packaging of tobacco...

Business as usual say tobacco firms

BACK in June, just a few months into the tobacco display ban, Scottish Grocer found that some Scottish retailers had spotted opportunities to manage...
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Marlboro adds to the range

GIANT brand Marlboro is now available in the UK in more formats than ever, including RYO and capsule cigarette lines. RYO has seen several years...
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Economy gains across cigs and RYO

WITH little sign of the challenging economic conditions easing, tobacco shoppers are increasingly demanding better value for money, said Imperial Tobacco’s regional business manager...

City shop hit by year’s tobacco ban

AN Aberdeen shopkeeper has been banned from selling tobacco for a year after repeatedly selling cigarettes to children under 18. Shriraj Gindha, who runs...
Europe bans small packs

Europe bans small packs

20-pack to be minimum cigarettes sale, No RYO sizes below 20g & E-cigs given regulatory reprieve TOBACCO retailers in the UK will no longer be...
KIK, the new range of disposable and re-chargeable electronic cigarettes marketed by Supreme Imports. The firm says the range provides a high-quality product at a competitive retail price.

E-cigs ready for take-off? Firms in marketing drive

With decisions on product licensing announced the way is clear for brands to invest and develop for the long term ELECTRONIC cigarettes have been around...
The path to the future

The path to the future – Electronic cigarettes

THE future of electronic cigarettes became clearer earlier this year when the government announced that the products would be regulated as medicines by the...

Papers added to the 25 – Golden Virginia launch

IMPERIAL Tobacco has launched its roll-your-own tobaccos Golden Virginia Classic and GV Smooth in new 25g packs with cut-corner cigarette papers. The firm said the...
Electronic cigarettes to be regulated

Electronic cigarettes to be regulated

ELECTRONIC cigarettes and all other nicotine-containing products are to be regulated as medicines by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. Currently treated as consumer...
May 31 was the World Health Organisation’s 2013 No Tobacco Day. One of the world’s biggest tobacco companies wonders if anti-smoking lobbyists have properly thought through the issues

Be careful what you wish for

May 31 was the World Health Organisation’s 2013 No Tobacco Day. One of the world’s biggest tobacco companies wonders if anti-smoking lobbyists have properly...
Menthol and flavoured tobacco products could be banned in the EU if the currently proposed Tobacco Directive is approved.

Flavoured cigs for Euro ban?

MORE restrictions on cigarette sales could be in the pipeline, following an agreement on the European Commission’s Tobacco Directive last month. If the European Parliament...
Some small stores say they are seeing increased tobacco sales while they can still display tobacco but others have seen no positive effect.

C-stores mixed on dark smokes effect

Popularity of tobacco PMPs gives convenience an advantage say some retailers. But others say ‘no change’. WILL Scotland’s c-stores and CTNs see a boost in...
Illicit tobacco is said to take more than 100 sales a week of tobacco products from a typical legitimate tobacco reatailer.

Dodgy cigarettes cost stores £40k

Probe finds shops hit for £10,000 more each year as black market cigs take more than 20% of UK consumption TOBACCO crime is costing the...

Players brings on two subs

PLAYER’S has introduced two new lines in what brand owner Imperial Tobacco calls the “sub-economy sector”, which the firm estimates will account for 7.67%...