Mandatory plain packaging is 'definitely going to happen,' says the parliamentary secretary for health.
Health Canada has prepared these mock-ups of how plain-packaging requirements would transform the appearance of various tobacco products sold in Canada. Image courtesy of Health Canada
The Trudeau government continues to field lobbying pushes on a proposal requiring plain packaging for retail tobacco products in the wake of consultations that federal officials say identified strong support for the measure.
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