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'Unlawful' tobacco pricing leads to 225m fine by OFT

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The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has fined two tobacco companies and nine retailers a total of £225m for "unlawful" tobacco pricing practices.

The fines relate to infringements which took place between 2001 and 2003.

Simon Williams from the OFT explains the impact of the pricing practices on consumers.

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