UK: New cigarette packaging aims to burn out smoking

New standards for cigarette packaging have come into force in the UK, in an effort to dissuade people from smoking.

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    New standards for cigarette packaging have come into force in the UK, in an effort to dissuade people from smoking.

     

    Health authorities say that the mud-green cigarette cartons with graphic warnings could persuade 300,000 people to quit smoking.

     

    But not everyone is convinced it will work.

     

    Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports from London.


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