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Canada set to adopt plain packaging for tobacco products

The Canadian government has announced its intention to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products. The move took place just six months after the United Kingdom and Ireland approved their own plain packaging legislation, and almost three years after Australia’s Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 came into force. Moreover, just days later, France effectively gave the green light to legislation that should see the introduction of plain packaging from May 2016.

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