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JTI IDentify scheme helps retailers comply with product age restrictions


JTI (Japan Tobacco International) has released the latest results from its youth access prevention scheme, IDentify.

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Scandinavian Tobacco Group’s Signature Dual brand renamed Signature Action


Scandinavian Tobacco Group UK has announced that from the start of this month its Signature Dual brand will be renamed Signature Action.


Warning of increase in illicit tobacco after government raises duty rates


The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has warned that new government increases in duty rates on tobacco products will drive more consumers to the illicit tobacco market.

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Test purchasers find illegal tobacco on sale at 19 out of 31 stores in Bolton


Research carried out by JTI (Japan Tobacco International) found illicit tobacco to be on sale in 61% of stores test purchased in the Bolton area.


ACS and FWD raise concerns over legitimate tobacco supply amid confusion over regulations


Concerns about the supply of legitimate tobacco in the UK market have been raised by the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) and the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) after the Government stated that a decision was yet to be made on anti-forestalling regulations.

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Imperial Tobacco launches new Crush variants of L&B Blue and JPS Players


Imperial Tobacco has announced the launch of New Crush variants for two of its leading brands, L&B Blue and JPS Players. Designed specifically with former crushball consumers in mind, the latest innovations are intended to present retailers with fresh opportunities for growth in the wake of the menthol ban.


Urgent action called for from government to ensure supply of tobacco products


Trade associations for the retail and wholesale sectors are calling for urgent action from the Government to ensure the supply of tobacco products.