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BAT's new Vype ePen hits stores

01 Aug 2018

British American Tobacco’s has unveiled the latest incarnation of its vaping products range.

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Imperial invests in capsule cigarette range expansion

28 Jun 2018

Imperial Tobacco has extended its growing capsule cigarette range with two new Superkings additions

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Gold Leaf rolls out pioneering menthol pack

06 Jun 2018

Imperial Tobacco’s “unique” Gold Leaf Ice Pack will be available to the independent channel from 1 July.

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Imperial announces L&B Blue price freeze

26 Apr 2018

Imperial Tobacco has left its best-selling L&B Blue brand out of a manufacturer price increase.

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JPS competition supports brand upgrades

16 Jan 2018

Imperial is offering retailers the chance to make their dreams come true with a new competition.

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'Track and trace' tobacco legislation to impact retailers

21 May 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

Tobacco retailers will have to apply for unique codes before they will be able to order tobacco stock under new ’track and trace’ tobacco controls, designed to help curb the illicit trade.

IQOS heat not burn system

Government to tax emerging heated tobacco category

14 Mar 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

The government has announced plans to tax the emerging heat not burn (HNB) tobacco category.

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E-cig use 95% less harmful than smoking, review claims

07 Feb 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

Vaping poses only a small fraction of the risks of smoking and switching completely from smoking conveys “substantial health benefits over continued smoking,” an evidence review by Public Health England (PHE) claims.

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Long-term e-cig trial shows no negative health impact

18 Jan 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

Regular use of e-cigarettes (e-cigs) does not have any negative health impact on smokers, a new 24-month clinical trial has revealed.

IQOS heat not burn system

Heat Not Burn tobacco is 'less harmful' than cigarettes

13 Dec 2017 | By Gaelle Walker

Heat Not Burn (HNB) tobacco products pose less of a health risk to smokers than conventional cigarettes, an advisory panel to the government has confirmed

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ACS raises concerns over tobacco 'track and trace' plans

19 Sep 2017 | By Robin Mannering

The Association of Convenience Stores has raised concerns about the impact on retailers of proposals to track the progress of legitimate tobacco products through the supply chain.

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Government tobacco strategy commits to high tax rates

18 Jul 2017 | By David Rees

The government has unveiled its latest Tobacco Strategy document, which promises to maintain high levels of taxation on tobacco products and a review of penalties available against retailers who sell to the underaged.

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Philip Morris to exchange tobacco stock at roadshows

01 Jun 2017 | By Andrew Don

Convenience stores stuck with Philip Morris tobacco packs they can no longer legally sell will be able to swap them for compliant products at cash and carries across the UK

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Up to 20% of c-store tobacco stock still branded

22 May 2017 | By Robin Mannering

Up to 20% of tobacco packs sold in convenience stores were still branded just days before the sell-through period for branded products expired on Saturday (20 May), new research reveals.

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Manufacturers reject claims plain packs will slash smoking rates

28 Apr 2017 | By Simon Banks

The Tobacco Manufacturers Association (TMA) has dismissed claims made by a recent study that plain tobacco packaging could lead to 300,000 less smokers in the UK by 2018.

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Smokers struggle to identify imminent tobacco changes

14 Dec 2016 | By David Rees

Fewer than half of UK smokers can name a specific feature of tobacco regulations coming into force next year, despite 80% of them being generally aware of imminent changes to packs

Logic Pro Berry Mint 12mg

Fruit flavours added to Logic Pro capsule range

02 Dec 2016

Berry Mint and Strawberry flavours have been added to the Logic Pro capsule range, supplied by JTI.

IQOS heat not burn system

'Heat not burn' tobacco device arrives in the UK

30 Nov 2016 | By David Rees

Philip Morris has introduced heated tobacco systems to the UK with the opening of an IQOS store in London

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JTI educates smokers on tobacco pack changes

21 Nov 2016 | By David Rees

JTI has launched an information campaign to educate existing adult smokers on the changes that new UK and EU regulations will have on tobacco packaging

Guide to tobacco legislation from P&H

P&H launches tobacco legislation guide for retailers

03 Nov 2016 | By David Rees

Palmer and Harvey (P&H) has published a guide for retailers to help comply with upcoming EUTPD2 tobacco legislation

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