a big thank you for helping protect our children.

211,653* Supporters

We would like to thank everyone who has shown their support for plain standardised tobacco packaging. The Government consultation has now closed, and with over 200,000 sign ups, there’s a good chance we could all make a big difference to help protect our children from the dangers of smoking.

why plain packaging?

The Plain Packs Protect campaign was created to help raise awareness of the need to reduce the 340,000 children who try smoking for the first time every year and to highlight the truth behind tobacco packaging. Closing the loop on this last legal form of tobacco advertising is vital in protecting future generations from a lifetime of addiction and possible premature death.

This is why smokers and non-smokers both young and old from across the UK have signed up to show their support for plain packs and the standardisation of tobacco packaging.

There are still many more who are not aware of the statistics regarding smoking and children and you can help change this by sharing our plain packs infographic with as many of your friends and family as possible.

You can also write a letter to your local MP so that they are fully aware of your feelings regarding designed tobacco packs.

Share our plain packs infographic with your friends and family: Search for your local MP:

what now?

You will be able to keep up to date with everything that is happening here on our Plain Packs Blog including the developments in Australia where plain packs are now law.

You can also follow the conversation on Twitter #plainpacks

Thanks again for your support.

* This number reflects the total amount of people who have signed up to support the plain packaging of tobacco products, via the Plain Packs Protect Partnership (logos below), British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research UK websites.


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Shopkeeper Mark Brackenbury explaining why he supports plain packaging, and how he doesn’t feel it will harm small traders. Watch the video above.


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The real facts about kids and smoking


Word on the Street What the public think about tobacco packaging.
Supporters Smoke Free South West ASH NI ash Ash Scotland Ash Wales British Heart Foundation British Thoracic Society – Stop Smoking Champions Cancer Research UK Cancer Focus NI Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Cut Films Faculty of Public Health Fresh Smoke Free North East National Heart Forum NCSCT The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation Royal College of Midwives Royal College of Nursing Royal College of Physicians SmokeFree Lincs Smoke Free Life Solutions 4 health TCC Tobacco Free Future Trading Standards Partnership South West