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General Scheme of the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill

Creator:

Department of Health (Ireland)

Subject Keywords: Standardised Packaging of Tobacco
Topic: Chronic Conditions
Conditions
Cancer
Chronic Conditions
Catalogue: Policy
Policies, Strategies & Action plans
Type: Policy
Region: Republic of Ireland
Description:

The purposes of this Act are to :

(a) reduce the appeal of tobacco and tobacco products,

(b) increase the effectiveness of health warnings on tobacco products, and

(c)reduce the ability of the packaging of tobacco and tobacco products to mislead consumers about the harmful effects of smoking in the public interest,by providing for the standardisation of the labelling and physical features of retailpackaging of tobacco products and the requirements for the appearance of cigarettes.

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Read the Reports of the Joint Committee on Health and Children – General Scheme of the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill 2013 here

 

Date:

03/06/2013

DOI:

10.14655/771574-773892

Rights: © Department of Health (Ireland)
Suggested citation:

Department of Health (Ireland). (2013) General Scheme of the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/773892 [Accessed: 17th June 2019].

  

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