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Last Friday was the deadline to submit evidence to NHS England’s Cancer Taskforce – and we, like many others, put in a response. Read what it included.
Plain, standardised packaging for tobacco products will be on the shelves across the UK next year.
Claims that the tobacco industry will be able to sue the Government over standardised cigarette packaging are "ludicrous and unjustified".
Retailers are preparing to end years of openly-displayed tobacco on their shelves, with nearly all acknowleding they made little profit from tobacco.
Ireland has become the first country in Europe to introduce plain, standardised packaging for cigarettes.
The tobacco industry tried, and failed, to subvert revised European regulations on tobacco products.