Author: andrea

The Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA) welcomes the Secretary of State for Health’s announcement of consultation on the smokefree elements of the Health Improvement and Protection Bill.   Tim Lord, chief executive said: “This consultation presents a great opportunity for the Government to take account of what people...

Commenting on the Chancellor's decision to increase taxes on tobacco, Tim Lord, chief executive of the Tobacco Manufacturers' Association, said: "The inflation-only rise in tobacco taxes is not surprising given this approach has, over the last four years, helped stabilise the level of smuggling and crossborder shopping.   However, while...