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    Vape Dinner Lady beefs up its menthol offer

    2020-05-29T00:00:00Z

    Vaping firm Vape Dinner Lady has urged smokers and retailers to make the switch to vaping as the UK ban on menthol cigarettes has been enacted. “For many years, menthol cigarette smokers have visited a store to buy their menthol tobacco or cigarettes, but from May 20 they were ...

  • JTI survey finds retailers more prepared for menthol ban
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    JTI survey finds retailers more prepared for menthol ban

    2020-05-15T00:00:00Z

    With the Menthol and Capsule Cigarette Ban just days away on May 20, a study conducted by JTI has revealed what retailers expect current menthol and capsule smokers to do once the legislation comes into effect. The survey found that over half (52%) of retailers expect smokers to remain ...

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    Menthol’s stubbed out

    2020-05-12T00:00:00Z

    From May 20, the sale of menthol cigarettes is banned. This ban applies to capsule, click on, click roll, crushball and dual menthol cigarettes but not to heated tobacco products or e-cigs. This means you need to sell through any remaining stock of menthol cigarettes before May 20 ...

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    Philip Morris unveils Buy-Back system for menthol cigarettes

    2020-05-01T00:00:00Z

    Philip Morris Limited (PML) has revealed further details of its ‘Buy-Back’ system to support retailers following the ban on menthol cigarettes, as IQOS Menthol Kits become available to stock. The ‘Buy-Back’ system will allow retailers to return Philip Morris menthol cigarette packs which have had all UK duty paid, ...

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    Logic Compact Intense range expands into independents

    2020-04-17T00:00:00Z

    JTI’s e-cigarette company Logic has expanded distribution of its Logic Compact Intense range into the independent and wholesale channels. JTI has designed a range of flavour pods with nicotine salts, which it claims meets consumer demand as vapers become more experimental in their vaping choices. The range will be available ...

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    JUUL Labs adds a new menthol flavour to its range

    2020-04-17T00:00:00Z

    A new Menthol flavour JUULpod has been launched by e-cigarette company JUUL Labs. John Patterson, JUUL Labs UK sales director said: “JUUL Labs’ focus is to provide adult smokers with an alternative to combustible cigarettes, and combating underage use of our products. “Smoking related diseases are responsible for almost 96,000 ...

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    JTI introduces 3-in-1 rolling tobacco Holborn Yellow variant

    2020-04-03T00:00:00Z

    JTI has launched a new 3-in-1 rolling tobacco variant into the Holborn Yellow brand family. For the first time, the pouch will include tobacco, papers and filters all in one place, with 30g of tobacco, 100 papers, and 77 filter tips. Ross Hennessy, sales vice president at JTI UK, said: ...

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    JTI unveils alternatives in run-up to menthol and capsule cigarette ban

    2020-03-30T00:00:00Z

    Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has announced it will be launching a series of new alternative products with distinctive tobacco blends plus product and pack innovations ...

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    STG adds peppermint option to Signature cigar range

    2020-02-21T00:00:00Z

    Scandinavian Tobacco Group UK has launched a new addition to its Signature cigar range - Signature Dual Filter Cigarillos. The new cigars - available in packs of 10, rrp £4.95 - feature an acetate filter containing a peppermint capsule under a lasered marker to give a smooth smoking ...

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    Republic Technologies brings out NPD under its Swan brand

    2020-02-07T00:00:00Z

    Tobacco accessories specialist Republic Technologies (UK) is launching what it describes as its biggest ever NPD programme with the introduction of six new filters from the Swan brand. The new product rollout comprises a carbon paper filter for enhanced filtration, a Swan Long Extra Slim Filter (50% longer than standard), ...

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    Safety first

    2020-01-13T00:00:00Z

    The reports of deaths, as well as illness, relating to vaping that are coming over from the US are startling to say the least. However, vaping product suppliers trading here in the UK are keen to reassure vapers and retailers that the products causing the problems in the US are ...

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    JTI introduces new cigarello wrapped in tobacco leaf

    2020-01-10T00:00:00Z

    JTI has announced the launch of Sterling Dual Capsule Leaf Wrapped – a new cigarillo product. The King Size Cigarillos contain a Virginia blend tobacco and, unlike conventional cigarettes, are wrapped in tobacco leaf. Rolling out across all channels from January, Sterling Dual Capsule Leaf Wrapped has a mentholated capsule ...

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    Scandinavian Tobacco Group acquires Royal Agio Cigars

    2020-01-10T00:00:00Z

    Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) has acquired all the shares of Agio Beheer BV (Royal Agio), which is the holding company of the Royal Agio Cigars group. Royal Agio is a leading European cigar company with a strong cigar portfolio including key brands such as Mehari´s, Panter and Balmoral. These products ...

  • Rizla introduces solution to Menthol ban
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    Rizla introduces solution to Menthol ban

    2020-01-03T00:00:00Z

    Imperial Tobacco has unveiled new products from Rizla to help retailers protect their sales ahead of the menthol ban in May. Rizla Flavour Infusions comprise flavour cards that can be used to mentholate traditional factory-made cigarettes or roll-your-own tobacco products. The Rizla Flavour Infusions range of flavour cards ...

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    Vape Dinner Lady extends range of e-liquids

    2019-12-11T00:00:00Z

    Vape Dinner Lady has extended its autumn winter line-up by introducing Blue Menthol to its Ice range and Pink Berry to its Fruits family of e-liquids. John Taylor, chief marketing officer for Vape Dinner Lady, said: “We are very excited about the introduction of Blue Menthol and Pink Berry to ...

  • Euro Garages partners JUUL to develop vaping concept
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    Euro Garages partners JUUL to develop vaping concept

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    JUUL, the closed pod vaping system, has agreed a partnership with Euro Garages. The agreement means JUUL’s Starter Kit and 18mg/ml JUULpods will be sited in all Euro Garages gantries, about 380 locations across the UK. In addition, JUUL Labs will be one of three contributory partners that ...

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    Imperial Tobacco launches combi pouch format for Riverstone

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    Imperial Tobacco is claiming an industry first as it has launched a new combi pouch format for Riverstone, saying it is the first combi pouch to hit the UK market. The Riverstone Combi Pouch has an RRP of £11.00 and contains 30g of easy-to-roll tobacco and 60 papers and ...

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    JTI introduces range of tobacco-free nicotine pouches

    2019-09-04T00:00:00Z

    Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has announced it will be introducing its range of tobacco-free nicotine pouches, Nordic Spirit, to all channels including independent and convenience retailers and wholesalers following its UK launch on the product’s website earlier this year. To celebrate the distribution drive, JTI will be offering a ...

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    Vapouriz Retail Solutions introduces vaping displays

    2019-08-23T00:00:00Z

    Vapouriz Retail Solutions has introduced two new, high-impact units intended to allow retailers to create a compact, eye-catching and profitable vape category in any size of store. The FSDU and Gantry units hold e-liquids, kits and accessories and have the option of stocking CBD e-liquids too. The Vapouriz FSDU is ...

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    blu extends portfolio with launch of new starter pack

    2019-08-23T00:00:00Z

    Vaping brand blu has announced it is extending its myblu portfolio with the launch of a new starter pack featuring its Intense Liquidpods to help more smokers make the switch to vaping. Rolling out into stores now, the new myblu Intense Starter Kit will include the pod-mod vape device ...