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Bill to ban tobacco advertising in UK heard in Lords

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 21 July 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:129
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    A private member's bill that would ban tobacco advertising and sponsorship has had its first reading in the House of Lords.

    The bill, introduced by Lord Clement-Jones, Liberal Democrat health spokesman, is expected to get its second reading in October and could be in the House of Commons by January.

    The Tobacco Advertising and Sponsorship Bill is identical to the government's own proposals originally …

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