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A UK-wide consultation seeking views on the proposed draft regulations for standardised packaging of tobacco products.

Smoking is the leading single cause of serious illness and avoidable early death in Wales.

It accounts for around 5,500 deaths every year.

The Welsh Government is taking strong action to reduce smoking and to prevent young people from taking it up in the first place to improve health outcomes for our communities.


Throughout September and October Stop Smoking Wales will be offering support through the 28 day stop smoking challenge ‘Stoptober’ which returns this year.  Stoptober is based on research which shows that if you can stop smoking for 28 days, you are five times more likely to stay quit.