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Consultation on the introduction of regulations for standardised packaging of tobacco products (Department of Health) - TSI response - August 2014

TSI response (PDF 351KB). TSI supports the introduction of regulations to implement standardised packaging for tobacco products. We see the regulations as an important positive contribution to reducing the harm caused by tobacco consumption. The government is, however, urged to recognise the resource constraints faced by trading standards at a local level and to ensure that new enforcement requirements are adequately resourced.