Break little cigars

Scandinavian Tobacco to launch cheapest mini cigars on market

13 Apr 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

A new mini cigar from Scandinavian Tobacco Group will be cheaper than any cigarette or cigar, claims the supplier…

Cigarette pack warnings

Government to press ahead with plain tobacco packs

03 Apr 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

The government is “currently minded” to introduce legislation for standardised tobacco packs, health minister Jane Ellison told the House of Commons this morning.

Cigarettes smoking

JTI removes gantry from c-store caught selling tobacco to minors

29 Mar 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Japan Tobacco International UK has removed a Scottish retailer’s tobacco gantry…

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…


Should grocers be ramping up their food-to-go offers?

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e-cig smoking

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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