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The Smokefree Action Coalition is a group of organisations committed to promoting public health. We came together initially to lobby for smokefree workplaces and are now committed to reducing the harm caused by tobacco more generally.
Please visit the About section for further information on the coalition and its aims.
For all the latest news and developments in Tobacco Control, please visit our News section.

Government to go ahead with standard packaging

On Wednesday 11th March 2015 MPs voted overwhelmingly in support of the regulations to implement standardised tobacco packaging. 367 MPs voted in favour of the measure and just 113 against. The regulations were approved by the House of Lords on 16th March and the measure will take effect in May 2016.

plain packs v normal packs

The clock ticks

children have started smoking since the publication of Sir Cyril Chantler’s evidence review on Wednesday 3rd April 2014.

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