Health Minister Jane Ellison MP
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Government to move ahead with standardised cigarette packs

The government is moving forward with plans to ban branding on cigarette packs in England, Public Health Minister Jane Ellison has told MPs.

Ms Ellison said draft regulations would be introduced following a review by paediatrician Sir Cyril Chantler.

It found that forcing manufacturers to sell their products in non-branded packaging would discourage children from smoking.

  • 03 Apr 2014
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