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Tobacco (Health Warning)

Volume 19: debated on Tuesday 2 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when he decided to propose a change in the official wording of the warning on cigarette packets, and for what reason.

The change to three different warnings appearing simultaneously on cigarette packets was introduced in the voluntary agreement with the tobacco industry announced on 21 November 1980 and was intended to give greater impact to the health warning.