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United Kingdom finally bans tobacco advertising

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7385.351/a (Published 15 February 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:351
  1. Lynn Eaton
  1. London

    Tobacco advertising was due, finally, to be outlawed in the United Kingdom on 14 February, although there will still be tobacco sponsorship of sports for another two years and some advertising will be possible at the point of sale of cigarettes.

    The change in the law marks the end of a long, hard battle by campaigners, including the BMA and Action …

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