Tougher cigarette pack rules come into force

Menthol cigarettes and packs of ten to be banned

20th May, 2016
New EU directive on cigarette packs comes into force Pic Pixabay

The European Commission has announced major changes in

the rules governing the sale of tobacco products, including the end of packets of ten cigarettes.

Health Minister Simon Harris, who has signed the new Tobacco Products Directive into Irish law, has welcomed the measures.

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