Why Join Us?

AITS was formed in 1976 by specialist retailers all over the UK to act on behalf of all tobacco retail shops. AITS provide help, support and advice to all retailers regarding legislative changes, insurance requirements and general guidance on running a tobacco business.

Below you’ll find a list of reasons why we think you have much to benefit from joining the association. Please read through it and if you have any further questions about the asociation then use the form on the contact us page and we’ll get back to you promptly.

Sign up to enjoy

  • Special discounts for AITS members from wholesalers
  • Up to date legislation and regulations information
  • Legal advice and help if needed
  • Specialist business insurance advice from Bluefin Group
  • Advice on how to ensure exemption from tobacco legislation as a specialist tobacco retailer
  • Help diversifying and developing your business
  • Free entry to the only tobacco exhibition in the UK, the National Tobacco and Gift Fair
  • Listing on the website