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If you are looking for a specialist tobacconist in your area, please use the ‘Find a Tobacconist‘ service. You can do a general search using the link below, or browse by region in the menu bar above.

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Latest News

AITS and Viva Wallet

We are Genuinely thrilled to be working with the AITS and serving its members as a dedicated payment solition! Compared to other payment solutions out there, we understand the...

Track&Trace Legislation as we understand IT

There has been a great deal of speculation of how Track &Trace will effect sections of our trade. please see below AITS  (RAP) current understand of the Track and Trace...

AITS Summer 2019 Newsletter

Dear All, Welcome to the summer 2019 newsletter. I do hope you are having a busy summer and that the tills are ringing with good Cigar and Tobacco sales and of course all the...

Featured Shop: Smokers Paradise

Smokers Paradise is a specialist tobacconist that has a range of Havana Cigars, Pipes and Cigar Accessories. The family business has been established since 1976 and is now run by...

Legendary Cigar Man Passes Away

Tributes Paid To Former Hunters & Frankau Stalwart MEMBERS will have been saddened to hear of the passing of Simon Chase, a leading light of the UK and indeed international...

Paresh Patel Interview in Cigar Journal

Our chairman Paresh Patel has been interviewed for Cigar Journal in which he talks about how he started in the tobacco trade, his particular route to success and how he sees...

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How to Identify an AITS member

AITS 2019 Member LogoWhen you find a good tobacco site it is important to look for the AITS logo. When you deal with an AITS member you can be assured of Expertise, Quality and Good Service. 

Why join us?

The association is a trade body for independent tobacco retailers in the UK and Ireland. Our members benefit from support and guidance on all manner of legislative and commercial issues as well as access to .

To find out more, please visit our “Why Join Us?” page