Smokers lobby group Forest: 'No justification for change in tobacco displays'

Director Simon Clark says the new legislation is based on the idea people immediately want to buy cigarettes just because they're on display.

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New tobacco display rules

From today, all large shops and supermarkets in England will have to cover up cigarettes and hide tobacco products from public view, under new rules. It is hoped it will protect children from tobacco promotion and help people quit smoking.