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Standardised packaging for tobacco - consultation launched16 April 2012
In a further step to make smoking appear less attractive, the Government has today launched a consultation over whether tobacco products should have standardised packaging. This could lead to the use of a uniform colour, standard font and text for any writing and/or packaging devoid of any branding whatsoever.
This consultation follows hot on the heels of the recent change in the law on 6th April 2012 requiring all large shops in
If you wish to comment on the current consultation, the link to the relevant section of the Department of Health’s website can be foundhere: http://www.dh.gov.uk/health/2012/04/tobacco-packaging-consultation/
The closing date for the consultation is 10th July 2012.