Smoking:Written question - 133114

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Asked by Alex Sobel
(Leeds North West)
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Asked on: 19 March 2018
Department of Health and Social Care
Smoking
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of trends in the level of smoking cessations as a result of the introduction of regulations on the minimum size of tobacco and cigarette packs in 2017.
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Answered by: Steve Brine
Answered on: 22 March 2018

The Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015 came into force on 20 May 2016. It is too soon to effectively evaluate the impact of this legislation; however, the Government is committed to completing and publishing a full post-implementation review before 20 May 2021, and to publishing subsequent reports at intervals not exceeding five years.

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