Tobacco: Packaging

Department of Health written question – answered on 21st April 2017.

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Photo of Virendra Sharma Virendra Sharma Labour, Ealing, Southall

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to introduce maximum pack size legislation for the sale of tobacco products.

Photo of Virendra Sharma Virendra Sharma Labour, Ealing, Southall

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make an assessment of the potential effect of introducing maximum pack size legislation on the bulk-buying of cigarettes.

Photo of Nicola Blackwood Nicola Blackwood The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The Government has no current plans to introduce maximum pack sizes for tobacco products. We remain committed to completing a review of the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 by 2020, as required by those regulations.

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