London seizures of illegal tobacco indicate widespread problem

London Trading Standards warns of widespread retail supply of illegal tobacco across the capital and asks the public and businesses for information about sellers. Enforcement by Trading Standards teams in the London Boroughs of Barnet, Croydon, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hillingdon shows the extent of the problem at retail level across London. A single day
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Illegal tobacco ‘threatens London’s crucial COVID-19 stop smoking efforts’

London’s trading standards and public health experts are warning of the dangers of illegal tobacco, highlighting how its availability across the capital undermines stop smoking efforts. They point to evidence showing that access to illegal tobacco, including the sale of single cigarettes, makes it easier for children to develop smoking habits and harder for London’s
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Illegal tobacco campaign 2020

Stamp IT Out London 2020 is a collaborative campaign designed to raise awareness of the harms and risks of illegal tobacco and why it’s important to report premises that sell it. This year will be media driven via press releases, social media, newsletters, staff bulletins, and other communication channels. Unfortunately our usual public health and
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London Trading Standards supports Stamp IT Out Campaign 2019

Illegal tobacco ‘brings crime into communities and undermines stop smoking efforts’ Criminals are reaping in over £100 million a year from London’s trade in illegal tobacco and undermining efforts to support smokers to quit, trading standards and public health experts have warned. Illegal tobacco products, such as cigarettes and hand-rolled tobacco, are smuggled into the
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Illegal Tobacco Campaign 2019

London unites against illegal tobacco Click on the image to take our survey At least 20 London boroughs participated in this year’s London Illegal Tobacco Campaign.  Now in its third year the campaign seeks to raise awareness about the harm caused by illegal tobacco and encourage members of the public to report anyone selling it.
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Illegal tobacco trader’s profit snuffed out by Barking & Dagenham Trading Standards

An east London trader who pleaded guilty to possessing illegal tobacco has been fined and ordered to pay nearly £4,500 in fines and costs by Barkingside Magistrates. Mr Mohammed Islam (36), owner of the Barking Paan Shop, was prosecuted following an inspection by Barking & Dagenham Trading Standards in November 2016. The Court heard how
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Illegal cigarettes found by sniffer dogs costs East London business £13,000

London Trading Standards deployment of tobacco sniffer dogs to combat the sale of illegal tobacco yielded another success this month. Oho L.T Limited, which runs Oho Eastern and Local Food in Burdett Road, East London, was fined £10,000 at Thames Magistrates’ Court after being found guilty of breaching safety regulations relating to over 700 illegal
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