Plain tobacco packaging

Moody's issues warning over impact of plain tobacco packs

05 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Moody’s says if the government introduces plain packaging for tobacco, it will hit major international suppliers hard…

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Philip Morris buys e-cigarette maker Nicocigs

27 Jun 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Marlboro owner Philip Morris International has acquired UK e-cigarettes businesses Nicocigs.

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Government publishes draft regulation on plain tobacco packs

26 Jun 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Industry views are being sought on draft regulation to introduce the plain packaging of tobacco products.

Focus on E-cigarettes 2014

E-cigarettes market report 2014

18 Feb 2014 | By Matt Chittock

The e-cigs market has exploded. Just two years ago, sales were mostly online and the major retailers were hardly getting a look in. Today the market is worth £91.3m a year to them…


Tobacco plain packaging: beware the hype Subscription

12 Apr 2014 | By Neil McKeganey

Tobacco plain packaging is coming to a shop near you – in fact possibly to your shop…


Plain packs pose possibility of a u-u-u-turn

07 Dec 2013 | By Adam Leyland

It was at best an astonishingly cynical piece of politicking to announce the recent u-u-turn over plain packs…


What will the new organic report, which says organic food is healthier, do for sales?

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Nascent e-cigs market dashed as EU's ruling 'misses point' Subscription

07 Mar 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

E-cigs: so near to the tipping point, has the EU’s 11th hour change to tobacco directive scuppered all the good work?…


E-cig restrictions meaningless if not enforced

15 Feb 2014

The announcement that e-cigarettes will be restricted to people over 18 provoked much debate…

Where's common sense with e-cigs and tobacco?

25 Aug 2013

I’m struggling to support the government’s position on recent tobacco regulations…

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