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National Association of Cigarette Machine Operators (NACMO)

2nd April 2014 - Resources |

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NACMO exists to generate and represent the standards and conditions that will benefit of their members and the trade as a whole; form policy on trade issues and then promote these issues to all allied parties; generate information, support and assistance of benefit of their members; and develop the integrity of the trade in the […]

Tobacco Retailers’ Alliance (TRA)

1st April 2014 - Resources |

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Funded by the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association, this organisation offers a free membership to all independent retailers who sell tobacco. It campaigns on issues of relevance to both their businesses and to the industry. www.tobaccoretailersalliance.org.uk PO Box 61705, London SW1H 0XS, UK info@the-tra.org.uk

British Association of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers (BAPW)

1st April 2014 - Resources |

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The BAPW represents full-line pharmaceutical distributors which between them provide 90% of the nation’s medicines, covering all of the UK’s population. A forum is provided for discussion across the industries involved in the provision of pharmaceuticals to Britain’s health services. Full-line wholesalers act as a one-stop shop for almost all pharmaceutical products and services. Their […]

Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)

1st April 2014 - Resources |

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ABPI represents research-based biopharmaceutical companies, large, medium and small. The ABPI is recognised by government as the industry body negotiating on behalf of the branded pharmaceutical industry for statutory consultation requirements, including the pricing scheme for medicines in the UK. www.abpi.org.uk 7th floor, Southside, 105 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)

1st April 2014 - Resources |

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Responsible for the independent regulation of over 70,000 pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy premises in England, Scotland and Wales. www.pharmacyregulation.org 129 Lambeth Rd, London SE1 7BT, UK

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

1st April 2014 - Resources |

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The MHRA is responsible for regulating all medicines and medical devices in the UK by ensuring they work and are acceptably safe. The MHRA is a centre of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, which also includes the National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) and the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD). The MHRA is an […]

Healthcare UK

1st April 2014 - Resources |

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Healthcare UK is a joint initiative of the Department of Health (DH), UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) and NHS England. It UK healthcare providers to do more business overseas, by promoting the UK healthcare sector to overseas markets and supporting healthcare partnerships between the UK and overseas healthcare providers. www.gov.uk/government/organisations/healthcare-uk 1 Victoria Street, London SW1H […]

The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC)

1st April 2014 - Resources |

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BEUC acts as the umbrella group in Brussels for its members, and its main task is to represent them on the European stage and defend the interests of all Europe’s consumers. BEUC investigates EU decisions and developments likely to affect consumers, with a special focus on eight areas identified as priorities by its members: Financial […]

Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association (TVECA)

1st April 2014 - Resources |

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The TVECA is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to creating a sensible and responsible electronic cigarette market by providing the media, legislative bodies and consumers with education, communication and research. tveca.com Bennebroekerdyk 208, Cruquius Holland 2142LD, The Netherlands

European Smoking Tobacco Association (ESTA)

1st April 2014 - Resources |

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ESTA represents the interests of the European manufacturers, distributors and importers of fine-cut (rolling) tobacco, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco and nasal snuff tobacco. The members of ESTA are mainly small and medium-sized companies and include national associations from the European Union, the accession countries and the European Economic Area. www.esta.be Rond Point Schumanplein 9, box 1, […]

Confederation of European Community Cigarette Manufacturers (CECCM)

1st April 2014 - Resources |

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A non-commercial association which was formed to represent the common views of major European–based cigarette manufacturers and several national associations of manufacturers, CECCM seeks to promote dialogue with EU institutions and participates constructively in EU decision-making processes and tobacco-related policy formulation. CECCM supports the development of reasonable and workable tobacco regulation. www.ceccm.eu 125, Avenue Louise […]

European Industrial Pharmacists Group (EIPG)

1st April 2014 - Resources |

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The EIPG is a European association representing the national, professional organisations of pharmacists employed in the pharmaceutical or allied industries of the member states of the European Union, the European Economic Area, or European countries having a mutual recognition agreement with the European Union on compliance control of regulated medicines. Over the years, it has […]

Association of the European Self-Medication Industry (AESGP)

1st April 2014 - Resources |

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Also known as the Association Européenne des Spécialités Pharmaceutiques Grand Public/Europäischer Verband der Arzneimittel-Hersteller. AESGP, the Association of the European Self-Medication Industry, is the official representation of manufacturers of non-prescription medicines, food supplements and self-care medical devices in Europe. It is composed of national associations and the main multinational companies manufacturing self-care products. In addition , […]

The European Smokeless Tobacco Council (ESTOC)

1st April 2014 - Resources |

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ESTOC represents the interests of smokeless tobacco manufacturers and distributors as well as tobacco trade associations. It monitors all issues related to smokeless tobacco, including the latest scientific developments at a European and global level. ESTOC’s objective is to enable smokeless tobacco products to comply with their regulatory framework in Europe and in other parts of […]

EU to establish standard testing regime for nicotine dosage

1st April 2014 - Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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The European Commission is expected to issue technical specifications on the measurement of nicotine intake from e-cigarettes, as member states’ law-makers and the industry prepare to comply with the testing requirements of the EU’s new Tobacco Products Directive (TPD).

For the vaper who has everything: a Bluetooth-enabled e-cig

21st February 2014 - Business briefing |

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What e-cigarettes can and can’t do, compared to tobacco cigarettes, is a subject of fierce and continuing debate. One difference, however, is clear: no tobacco product can double as a microphone for a mobile phone or a speaker for a personal music player, as the latest e-cig from Dutch manufacturer Supersmoker can.

Altria plans MarkTen rollout across the U.S.

20th February 2014 - Business briefing |

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Altria, the parent company of Marlboro maker Philip Morris, plans to take its MarkTen e-cigarette national in the U.S. this year.

Vype TV ads put the spotlight on e-cig promotion

17th February 2014 - Business briefing |

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The debut today of TV commercials for the Vype e-cigarette from British American Tobacco/Nicoventures is likely to focus attention on the regulation of e-cig advertising.

Manufacturers in the U.S. join forces to strengthen e-cig retail presence

16th February 2014 - Business briefing |

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U.S. e-cigarette makers Victory Electronic Cigarettes and FIN Branding Group are to merge in an apparent attempt to create a firm that can compete at the retail checkout with the established tobacco companies, both at home and internationally.

Next stop Britain for Lorillard’s Blu

15th February 2014 - Business briefing |

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U.S. tobacco giant Lorillard is to launch its Blu e-cigarette brand in the UK following the acquisition last autumn of British e-cig firm Skycig.

Lorillard Blu approaches half share of U.S. market

12th February 2014 - Business briefing |

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Lorillard’s Blu e-cigarette now accounts for more than three percent of the tobacco giant’s entire business, and the brand is heading for a 50 percent share of the U.S. market.

Consumers care about products, not laws, study finds

6th February 2014 - Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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Consumers are more interested in the benefits of e-cigarettes than the politics surrounding them, but the overall e-cigarette concept may have caught imaginations more strongly than individual brands, a new social media study suggests.