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ITM Services has taken over the portfolio of AccuPac. From now on, ITM Services will provide Accupac’s print position technology solutions in wrapping and packing machinery. more

Manufacturing

Public Health England says e-cigarettes should be available on prescription. more

Products

Imperial Brands stemmed the decline in cigarette sales volumes in the second half of this year by focusing on key brands and controlling price hikes. more

Products

The British Psychological Society says e-cigarettes should be promoted as a method of stopping smoking. more

Products

JET has officially launched its latest cigarette product called JET “Caffe Series”. more

Products

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld an anonymous complaint saying that advertisements encouraging smokers to switch to e-cigarettes as safer alternatives are against EU law. more

Products

Tobacco companies fell under fire for tin cigarette packs they released shortly before the date when retailers could no longer sell branded cigarette packets, as a grace period to allow tobacco firms to phase out old cartons came to an end. more

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Essentra Plc’s Scientific Services facility is the only laboratory in the UK to be named on the European Union’s list of approved providers for its tobacco products directive testing. more

Manufacturing

Counterfeits made out to be genuine brands are being sold by people using fake profiles on Facebook’s marketplace pages and offer hand delivery, the BBC reports. more

News

Smokers in the UK no longer are able to buy smaller packs of cigarettes and rolling tobacco. more

News

C.B. Kaymich & Co. Limited, innovators in providing solutions for adhesive application and fluid control systems, unveil hot melt tank filters. more

Manufacturing

A new UK study has found that chemicals used in some flavored e-liquids could affect male sperm count. more

Products

British American Tobacco, Unilever, and Diageo are touted in an annual review of corporate governance among members of the FTSE 100. more

News

Honeyrose Products Limited announces the launch of their new brand, Legacy By Honeyrose London, for Kuwait and GCC territories. more

Products

New research shows that smokers who completely substitute conventional cigarettes with commercial e-cigarettes experience dramatic reductions in exposure to harmful chemicals. more

E-Cigs

Julián Díaz González, c.e.o. of Dufry, will address delegates at this year’s TFWA World Exhibition & Conference. The event takes place Oct. 2-7 in Cannes, France. more

News

Imperial Tobacco’s factory in Nottingham recently closed its doors for good as workers left the site for the final time. more

Manufacturing

According to a report from the UK’s Royal College of Physicians, substituting electronic cigarettes for tobacco is beneficial to public health and should be encouraged for current smokers. more

E-Cigs

The most recent data from the Smoking Toolkit Study, a periodic study of smoking cessation trends in England, revealed that the success rate for smokers who tried to quit in the past year had dramatically increased. more

E-Cigs

Imperial Tobacco Group PLC recently confirmed it had changed its name to Imperial Brands PLC ditching its main product from the company’s title after more than a century upon receiving shareholder approval at its annual general meeting. more

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