Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015 (S.I. 2015 No. 829)

20 May, 2016

COMMENTS: The Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015 implement section 135(6) of the Children and Families Act 2014 and require plain packaging for packages of cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco produced on or after May 20, 2016. Products produced before that date were permitted to be sold until May 20, 2017. The regulations specify color, shape, material, permitted text, and other elements of tobacco product packaging.

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