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Lucy Briers – My father Richard’s life was cut short by tobacco

Category: Science blog May 15, 2014

Lucy Briers – daughter of the late actor Richard Briers – shares her personal story of why the fight for standardised tobacco packs is so important.

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Watch and share our video about tobacco industry tactics

Category: Science blog November 11, 2013

Our video explores how tobacco packaging is used as a marketing tool for the tobacco industry to attract customers and sell its lethal products.

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A small cardboard box – what’s all the fuss about?

Category: Science blog February 13, 2013

As MPs are sent our message that tobacco packaging attracts customers, we look at just how important standardised packaging could be for public health.

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Guest post – “Plain packs won’t encourage smuggling”

Category: Science blog December 7, 2012

An expert in the dodgy dealings of counterfeit goods shares his view that standardised tobacco packaging won’t encourage the black market for illegal tobacco.

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Plain packs – thanks for your support

Category: Science blog August 13, 2012

Following our campaign – “The answer is plain” – we collect together the evidence for standardised tobacco packaging and highlight the support we’ve received.

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A personal experience of treating lung cancer patients

Category: Science blog May 14, 2012

Hear the first hand experience of a lung cancer nurse, from what it’s like to care for patients to the importance of reducing smoking to help fight the disease.

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Plain packaging reaction: separating fact from fiction

Category: Science blog May 11, 2012

An issue as important as standardised tobacco packaging will always attract media attention – can you spot what’s true and what isn’t?

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