Plain Packaging

Giles Roca, Director General of the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA), commented: “The tobacco industry supports proportionate legislation and works hard to stop under-age sales. Indeed, the industry stands ready to work with Government and health profession on measures to reduce children’s access to tobacco. However,...

TMA MEDIA STATEMENT – 12th July 2013 The Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA) welcomes the Government’s decision not to introduce plain packaging of tobacco products. Despite claims that the majority of the public support plain packaging, the UK public consultation on standardised packaging of tobacco products drew...

The EU has published its proposal for a new Tobacco Products Directive. The draft proposes sweeping changes that would affect packaging, labelling, ingredients and brand choice of an already highly-regulated and perfectly legal product, whose industry and supply chain employ almost 1.5 million people...