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A West Country MP is backing a regional campaign for cigarettes to be sold in plain packaging. Mel Stride says branding plays an important part in persuading people to smoke.
The campaign has got the backing of a teenager from the region whose father and two grandparents died from smoking-related lung cancer. Ken Goodwin reports.
A Devon MP is hosting a meeting today at the Houses of Parliament on proposals for plain packaging on cigarettes. Campaign group Smokefree South West say plain packaging could protect children from taking up the habit.
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A teenager whose father and grandparents died from smoking-related lung cancer backs a campaign to make cigarettes come in plain packaging.