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JTI removes gantries from three stores for selling illicit tobacco
08 January, 2020

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has removed its gantries from three retailers’ stores after they were convicted of selling illegal tobacco.

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Three men jailed after being found with illegal cigarettes
18 December, 2019

Three men have been jailed for a total of ten years and nine months after they were caught with millions of illegal cigarettes at a Yorkshire farm.

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Imperial Tobacco removes gantry after magistrates convict retailer
04 December, 2019

A London-based retailer has had his tobacco gantry removed by Imperial Tobacco after violating the terms and conditions of his contract, and he will no longer receive any sales support from the company.

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ACS raises concerns about tobacco track and trace with EU
08 November, 2019

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has raised retailers’ concerns about the tobacco track and trace system to the European Commission with the support of Independent Retail Europe.

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Tobacco smuggler brought back to UK to face justice
25 October, 2019

A man who went on the run before being convicted of a £579,000 illegal cigarette scam, has been jailed after he was caught in Poland and extradited back to the UK.

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JTI removes 40th gantry from a retailer selling illegal tobacco
11 September, 2019

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has removed its 40th tobacco gantry from a retailer prosecuted for sales of illegal tobacco.

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Posters warn holiday makers about selling untaxed tobacco
21 August, 2019

A new nationwide advertising campaign to alert summer holiday makers of the consequences of selling untaxed tobacco in Britain has been launched by the TMA, the trade association representing the UK tobacco industry.

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Nine men convicted over illegal cigarette plot in Kent
31 July, 2019

A gang of nine men who flooded Kent with millions of illegal cigarettes and sold them for £3 a pack in shops have been jailed for a total of 16 years and nine months.

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Retailers and wholesalers raise tobacco track and trace concerns
26 July, 2019

Retailers and wholesalers have written to the Government raising concerns about ongoing issues with the introduction of tobacco track and trace regulations.

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