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Welcome to CTSI's News Room. Here, you can browse through our latest consumer protection and trading standards news reports (below), or check out our archive of news articles from previous years.

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Trading standards success in reducing the prevalence of new psychoactive substances (NPS)

Posted: 07/09/16

New figures demonstrate the impact and effectiveness of Scotland wide enforcement activity to reduce the harm caused by NPS sales.

Trading standards experts to attend political party conferences

Posted: 22/08/16

Trading standards experts from CTSI will be taking part in three of the major party political conferences later this year.

Motor Codes urges consumers to do their homework before buying a new car

Posted: 16/08/16

Motor Codes advises motorists to do their due diligence and read the small print when buying a new car.

Study shows four in ten retailers flout laws on nicotine inhaling products

Posted: 09/08/16

Almost 40% of retailers illegally sold nicotine e-cigarettes and vaping liquids to children and young people in the first national test purchase operation since the practice was banned.   

Total GB trading standards spend falls to £1.99 per person, per year

Posted: 08/08/16

The government is accused of failing to adequately protect consumers and honest businesses after it emerged the total trading standards spend in Great Britain has fallen to just £1.99 per person, per year.

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