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Smoking to be ended in the UK by 2030, leaked proposal reveals

Smoking to be ended in the UK by 2030, leaked proposal reveals

The plans leaked to the Daily Mail would reportedly see quit leaflets placed inside cigarette packets. A crackdown to eliminate smoking from Britain by 2030 is being planned by the government, leaked documents reportedly show.The target will be officially unveiled next week when it is announced in parliament by Health Secretary Matt Hancock.Tobacco companies rather than health providers will allegedly be made to cover the cost of helping people to quit smoking, according to the leaked documents seen by the Daily Mail.Quit leaflets will be placed inside cigarette packets, the newspaper reported, and black market cigarettes would also be targeted.The...

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