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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.

Jailed shopkeeper ordered to pay £494,296 he made from crime
10 July, 2019

A jailed shopkeeper, who imported, stored and sold thousands of illegal cigarettes, has been ordered to repay more than £490,000 he made from his crimes, or spend more time in jail.

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Guidance offered on track and trace tobacco regulations
24 April, 2019

The Association of Convenience Stores and Bestway Wholesale are both offering guidance to retailers on the new tobacco track and trace regulations which will come into operation on May 20.

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Three tobacco gantries removed after prosecutions
17 April, 2019

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has removed its tobacco gantries from three retailers prosecuted for sales of illegal tobacco. This brings the total number of gantries removed by JTI to 38.

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HMRC finally reveals details of new tobacco regulations
29 March, 2019

HM Revenue and Customs has confirmed that small retailers will be able to start applying for tobacco track and trace codes from 30 April, just three weeks before the introduction of the regulations on May 20.

product news: JTI reduces RRPs for RYO tobacco
02 November, 2018

JTI has announced new, lower recommended retail prices (RRPs) for three of its most popular value RYO brands - Sterling Rolling, Holborn Yellow and Kensitas Club RYO.

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