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.
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
Berry Mint and Strawberry flavours have been added to the Logic Pro capsule range, supplied by JTI.
Philip Morris has introduced heated tobacco systems to the UK with the opening of an IQOS store in London
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
Palmer and Harvey (P&H) has published a guide for retailers to help comply with upcoming EUTPD2 tobacco legislation
The number of UK vapers has almost doubled over the past two years as traditional tobacco smokers give the e-cigs category a try.
JTI’s Natural American Spirit tobacco will be re-launched in legally compliant packs with the name ‘American Spirit’.
Philip Morris Limited (PML) has launched a unique product feature for Marlboro, designed to give the premium cigarette brand more of an edge in the plain packaging environment.
Imperial Tobacco’s JPS cigarette brand is currently available in limited edition packs.
Convenience retailers are already finding out-of-stocks and variations in supply
New European Tobacco Products Directive (EUTPD) rules on electronic cigarette (e-cig) nicotine strength are unlikely to have much of a negative impact on sales, it is being claimed.
Nearly nine in 10 small store owners do not think a tobacco licensing scheme will reduce the size of the black market, according to a Tobacco Retailers’ Alliance (TRA) survey.
Retailers are being urged to stick to tobacco rrps once pricemarked packs (PMPs) start to disappear from 20 May.
British American Tobacco is launching a series of upgrades to its Pall Mall single capsule range from May 2016.
Just under half of cigarette smokers (49%) and 60% of roll your own (RYO) tobacco smokers are totally unaware of the impending changes to tobacco pack sizes, formats and branding.
With less than three months to go before new tobacco legislation is enforced across Europe, UK convenience retailers are starting to look for ways to offset the potential sales declines.
JTI is launching a new initiative to support retailers through the new EU Tobacco Products Directive (EUTPD).
E-cigarette brand blu has welcomed new regulations which it says will be good news for retailers.
Germany is seeking to ban menthol e-liquids along with a variety of other flavours when it enforces the European Tobacco Products Directive (EUTPD) this May.