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Warning over tobacco display ban


August 26, 2010
By The Evening Telegraph | Peterborough

NEWS HIGHLIGHT

Warning over tobacco display ban
The Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Bill bans shops
from displaying cigarettes and other tobacco products, bans cigarette
vending machines and introduces a registration system for tobacco
retailers.

Aug. 26, 2010 – New laws banning tobacco displays in shops will increase black market
trade and make youngsters more susceptible to smugglers, a study
claimed.

The Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Bill bans shops
from displaying cigarettes and other tobacco products, bans cigarette
vending machines and introduces a registration system for tobacco
retailers.

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