JTI (Japan Tobacco International) has released the latest results from its youth access prevention scheme, IDentify.
Scandinavian Tobacco Group UK has announced that from the start of this month its Signature Dual brand will be renamed Signature Action.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Trade associations for the retail and wholesale sectors are calling for urgent action from the Government to ensure the supply of tobacco products.