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TMA responds to the Government’s launch of the plain packaging consultation

Giles Roca, Director General of the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA), commented: “The tobacco industry supports…

TMA responds to the Chantler Review

A TMA spokesperson said: “We are extremely disappointed with the review’s recommendation, because there is…

The Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA) is the trade association for tobacco companies that operate in the United Kingdom.

Our members are British American Tobacco UK Ltd, Gallaher Ltd (a member of the JTI Group of companies) and Imperial Tobacco Ltd. The TMA’s prime function is to represent the views of its members when communicating with the UK Government, the authorities and others on issues of shared interest and concern, including taxation, smuggling and youth access prevention.

The TMA defends the legitimate interests of its member companies and the freedom of adults to make an informed choice about whether to smoke or not.

NEW – Plain Packaging Consultation
The government has launched a consultation on standardised packaging of tobacco products. The consultation will run for 6 week from 26 June 2014 – 7 August 2014 and is available to view/download
Standardised packaging of tobacco products: draft regulations: