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A new survey shows just over one UK adult in 10 (12 per cent) trusts the tobacco industry’s plans on how to cut smoking rates
Heath experts have called for the Government to bring forward proposals on the introduction of standardised ‘plain’ tobacco packaging.
A coalition of health bodies is urging the Government to introduce a five per cent above inflation tax rise on cigarettes in the upcoming Budget.
An EU vote today ushers in tough new anti-tobacco measures that will go further than ever before according to Cancer Research UK.
Plans to introduce plain, standardised packaging for cigarettes have gained further momentum following overwhelming support from the House of Lords.
Northern Ireland may be left behind while the rest of the UK presses ahead with legislation on plain, standardised packaging of tobacco products.
Standardised tobacco packaging sparked a 78 per cent increase in calls to an Australian stop-smoking helpline just one month after its introduction.