Tobacco proposals: proposed annual age increase could disrupt current successful in-store policies, says ACS


ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has responded to the publication of an independent review into smoking in England, raising concerns about the impact of a recommendation to raise the minimum age of sale by one year every year until no-one can legally access tobacco products. ACS has welcomed proposals for more funding to tackle the illicit tobacco market.


FOCUS ON TOBACCO: The big switch

2022-05-31T20:30:00+01:00By Tracy West

If you go onto the NHS website there is a section all about using e-cigarettes to give up smoking. It states that in the UK, e-cigs are tightly regulated for safety and quality and although not completely risk free, they carry a “small fraction of the risk of cigarettes”

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Navarra Retail System to launch three new dispensing products at the NEC


Navarra Retail System will be launching three new retail dispensing products in the UK to assist retailers in stock loss prevention and security for high value items, at this year’s National Convenience Show at the NEC April 25-27

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PRODUCT NEWS: Embassy Signature Silver Edition launches in May


Imperial Tobacco is adding to its Embassy Signature range with the launch of a Silver Edition, available for a limited time only.

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£7,500 worth of tobacco stolen from Welsh forecourt after gang smash their way in

2022-03-07T15:00:00+00:00By Sadie Andrew

Video footage of four men smashing their way into a petrol station shop and filling bags with piles of tobacco products, has been captured on CCTV.


JTI sales force become JTI business advisers


Tobacco giant JTI has announced it will be evolving its sales force and transitioning the team into JTI business advisors, creating 58 new jobs.


PRODUCT NEWS: Geek Bar launches shisha vape range


 Geek bar has launched a range of shisha vapes, which will be available in all channels across the UK.