Plain cigarette packets are coming

Adrian Holliday

Bring on the drab and ditch the branding. Plain packaging for cigarettes is coming, as is, very likely, a ban on smoking in cars that contain children under 16.

The moves, already adopted by Australia, will likely surface in the Queen's speech in May. How effective could the move be - and how will tobacco manufacturers respond?%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%