UK government to put graphic warnings on tobacco products

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 06 September 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:468
  1. Amy Davis
  1. BMJ

    The United Kingdom will be the first country in the European Union to use graphic warnings on tobacco products. The announcement coincides with figures released by the Department of Health that show England has 97% compliance with the ban on smoking in enclosed public places, which was introduced on 1 July.

    More than 88 000 inspections took place in the first two weeks of the smoking ban, including inspections of 1090 hotels, 6783 restaurants, and 9568 licensed premises. The local authority enforcement …

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