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New laws are tackling illicit beer and tobacco

Legitimate retailers are facing less competition from illicit alcohol and tobacco sellers, HMRC’s first tax gap figures since the introduction of major legislation have revealed.

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Coca-Cola European Partners warns stores not to stock US imported drinks

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has warned of potential legal issues for stores selling US-imported Fanta, but wholesalers claim CCEP is ‘flexing its muscles’ to limit access to non-CCEP stock.

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Scottish convenience see alcohol sales growth despite NHS Scotland’s profit drop claim

Scottish symbol groups and wholesalers have seen alcohol sales increase following the introduction of minimum unit pricing (MUP), despite NHS Scotland claiming recorded sales are at a 25-year low.

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