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UK Ministers take a step closer to plain packaging for cigarettes

Zone(s): UK ¦ Sector(s): Health

[27 June 2014, CITY A.M.] By Kate McCann: The UK Government moved a step closer to introducing plain packaging for cigarettes today, with a statement introducing a final consultation on the measure. Health minister Jane Ellison yesterday announced a six-week consultation, ending on 7 August, to include draft legislation as an advance warning to tobacco manufacturers.