Legislation requiring tobacco products to have plain packaging passes final hurdle.
Watchdog launches legal action against e-cigarette retailer as tests find toxic chemicals in product.
Industry groups call for low levels of nicotine to be permitted in e-cigarettes as PMI plans reduced-risk alternatives.
Research finds tobacco firms based in countries without smoking bans, have an advantage, not only in their home market, but also abroad.
Following Australia’s lead, plain packaging regulations are now in effect in the UK with France and Ireland set to follow.
P&C channel outperforms grocery for fourth consecutive year against backdrop of increasing competition and tough retail conditions.
Budget on path to reduce spending while supporting consumer and business confidence, however tobacco measures rankle.