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Tobacco displays in supermarkets to be removed by 6 April

 

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Tobacco displays in supermarkets to be removed by 6 April

Large shops will no longer be able to display tobacco products to the public from 6 April 2012 – there are just 100 days to go before removal of all display material.

Customers will still be able to buy cigarettes in the usual way but the Government is ending tobacco displays to protect young people who are often the target of tobacco promotion.  Ending open cigarette displays will help people trying to quit smoking and help to change attitudes and social norms around smoking. More …..