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Cigarette packet branding to face consultation
BBC News ^ | 04/13/2012 | BBC News

Posted on 04/13/2012 4:19:28 AM PDT by EnglishCon

The government is considering plans to strip all branding from cigarette packs sold in England in a bid to make smoking appear less attractive.

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley told The Times the government did not work with tobacco companies as it wanted them to have "no business" in the UK.

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Mr Lansley said the tobacco companies used certain colours to trigger memories and their brands constituted a type of advertising.

"We don't want to work in partnership with the tobacco companies because we are trying to arrive at a point where they have no business in this country," he added.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; United Kingdom
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To: Caulkhead

My main job I do the same - pull a tiny salary and take the rest in dividends from the company.
The secondary job I get paid directly. It started small but expanded quite quickly, meaning it is probably a good idea to incorporate for that job too (wildly different to my main business).

Having two income streams is a bit of a headache at times!


21 posted on 04/16/2012 3:08:44 AM PDT by EnglishCon (Gingrich/Santorum 2012.)
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