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.

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

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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

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

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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.