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New cigarette packaging should help 300,000 people quit smoking in the UK

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Over the next year, new cigarette packages without branding and with health warnings are expected to make 300,000 people abandon smoking in the UK.

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Smoking is already decreasing in the UK.

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Some UK brands were already selling plain packages, with standardized font and color.

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But now it’s the law.

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The change should also result in fewer people starting to smoke and more people trying to quit.

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