Jane Ellison
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Cigarettes could be in plain packaging by 2016

The government have announced that a vote will be held on putting cigarettes in plain packets before the general election.

Labour has already pledged to ban images on packets if they win the election.

Most Tories and Liberal Democrats are also expected to back the measure.

Public Health Minister Jane Ellison announced it in the House of Commons.

  • 21 Jan 2015
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