NEW PLANS BY the UK Government could see tobacco companies banned from branding their cigarette packets.
The Minister for Health Andrew Lansley said he hopes the move will make smoking appear less attractive to the public.
What do you think of it as an idea for Ireland? Cigarette packets here already carry large-font health warnings and retailers are not allowed to display packets to customers but about one quarter of people still smoke at least once a week.
So, should cigarette packets be stripped of all branding?