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Cigarettes

Volume 656: debated on Tuesday 27 March 1962

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47.

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will introduce legislation to require cigarette manufacturers to subscribe 10 per cent. of the money spent on advertising cigarettes to research into discovering a cure for cancer or a method of making cancer-free cigarettes.

I would prefer to await the outcome of the consideration which the Government are at present giving to the recommendations of the recent Report by the Royal College of Physicians.