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JTI warns about risk of vape stores selling to minors

Two thirds of UK vape stores could be at risk of selling to minors, Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has warned, after a test puchasing exercise.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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Retailers warned to prepare for menthol cigarette ban in May

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) is reminding retailers about the upcoming ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes, which comes into force in less than four months.

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JTI removes gantries from three stores for selling illicit tobacco

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has removed its gantries from three retailers’ stores after they were convicted of selling illegal tobacco.

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Haley, Miller and Kojak
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Three men jailed after being found with illegal cigarettes

Three men have been jailed for a total of ten years and nine months after they were caught with millions of illegal cigarettes at a Yorkshire farm.

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Imperial Tobacco removes gantry after magistrates convict retailer

A London-based retailer has had his tobacco gantry removed by Imperial Tobacco after violating the terms and conditions of his contract, and he will no longer receive any sales support from the company.

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ACS raises concerns about tobacco track and trace with EU

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has raised retailers’ concerns about the tobacco track and trace system to the European Commission with the support of Independent Retail Europe.

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Tobacco smuggler brought back to UK to face justice

A man who went on the run before being convicted of a £579,000 illegal cigarette scam, has been jailed after he was caught in Poland and extradited back to the UK.

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JTI removes 40th gantry from a retailer selling illegal tobacco

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has removed its 40th tobacco gantry from a retailer prosecuted for sales of illegal tobacco.

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RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East127.9462.00136.58124.72
East Midlands127.70137.72124.65
London128.12137.79125.20
North East125.92136.20122.89
North West126.8567.57135.95124.01
Northern Ireland124.76130.73121.98
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West Midlands127.58140.14124.60
Yorkshire & Humber126.87137.50123.73

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