Axing pack plans a 'tragic waste of opportunity'

Conservative MP Sarah Wollaston, a GP who is strongly in favour of plain packaging, has condemned the Government's decision to shelve plans for plain cigarette packaging.


R.I.P public health. A day of shame for this government; the only winners big tobacco, big alcohol and big undertakers


Doctors do their best to pull people out the river but eventually realise you save more lives helping to stop them falling in upstream 1/2


1/2 What a tragic waste of an opportunity. 'Barnacles scraped off the boat' AKA more lives ruined for political expediency.


Cigarette pack plans on hold

Health campaigners have reacted with fury after it emerged ministers have postponed a decision on the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes.