British Heart Foundation Cymru calls for harder hitting packaging of cigarettes
BRITISH Heart Foundation Cymru has called for harder hitting packaging of cigarettes after it was revealed that only a quarter of our teenagers are deterred from smoking by current packs.
Simon Gillespie, chief executive at BHF Cymru said: "The message from our young people in Wales is loud and clear: current health warnings aren't up to the job and the UK Government must step up and introduce standardised packs.
"Smoking kills 6,000 people in Wales every year and we simply can't wait any longer for legislation. The UK must act to protect future generations from a deadly addiction."