bmj banner

Tobacco Rag banner

white cloud cigarettes

pattyn banner

itm banner

Tag: "plain cigarette packaging"

UK plain packaging plan goes up in smoke

May 2, 2013 | Comments (0)

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron has scrapped plans to force all cigarettes to be sold in plain packs, according to a story published today in The Sun. Health ministers had been considering the move for a year. Proponents had insisted making packages bland would put smokers off — and stop kids from picking up the habit. Cameron initially backed the plan, but has […]

Read More

JTI to challenge Scottish plain-packaging plans

April 8, 2013 | Comments (0)

The tobacco giant Japan Tobacco International is preparing to challenge the Scottish Government’s plain cigarette packets plans in an advertising campaign this week, according to an article in The Scotsman. It will reveal correspondence, obtained through Freedom of Information, from the Department of Health in which officials state there is no hard evidence to suggest the […]

Read More