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Chantler review supports standard tobacco packs – but what next?

Science Blog April 3, 2014

Following an independent review by Sir Cyril Chantler, standardised tobacco packaging could be introduced by the next general election.

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Commons’ sense prevails for public health

Science Blog February 11, 2014

MPs in the House of Commons have overwhelmingly agreed that they want to see standardised packaging for tobacco products in the UK. What happens next?

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Standard cigarette packs: one of the greatest gifts we can give the next generation

Science Blog November 28, 2013

The Government has given the strongest indication yet that it’s on the way to introducing plain, standardised tobacco packaging.

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Tobacco marketing – hiding in plain sight

Science Blog October 23, 2013

Tobacco packaging is a powerful marketing tool used by the tobacco industry – find out how the latest evidence supports standardised tobacco packs.

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MPs’ standardised tobacco packs debate – we need action not delay

Science Blog September 6, 2013

MPs have been debating the important issue of standardised tobacco packs – we look at what they said and how this could affect crucial public health decisions.

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Standardised tobacco packs shelved – an ‘extraordinary’ decision

Science Blog July 12, 2013

We found the government’s decision to delay the introduction of standardised tobacco packaging hugely disappointing, find out why.

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The tobacco industry’s role in smuggling needs scrutiny

Science Blog June 13, 2013

The taxman has come under fire in the past week, thanks to a new report from the National Audit Office that brands HM Revenue and Customs’ efforts to curb tob...

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