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Chris joined Cancer Research UK in 2012, having studied Politics at the University of Sussex. In his role within the Tobacco Control team, he works closely with public health coalitions in the UK and Europe, campaigning for policies to tackle the leading preventable cause of cancer worldwide.

MPs’ standardised tobacco packs debate – we need action not delay

MPs have been debating the important issue of standardised tobacco packs – we look at what they said and how this could affect crucial public health decisions.

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Standardised tobacco packs shelved – an ‘extraordinary’ decision

We found the government’s decision to delay the introduction of standardised tobacco packaging hugely disappointing, find out why.

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The tobacco industry’s role in smuggling needs scrutiny

The taxman has come under fire in the past week, thanks to a new report from the National Audit Office…

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Free yourself! World No Tobacco Day 2013

Today marks the World Health Organisation‘s (WHO) World No Tobacco Day – an annual event that has taken place since…

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A sad day for public health – standard packs and the path ahead

The 2010 film The King’s Speech was a national triumph. So at Cancer Research UK we’re dismayed to have to…

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Misleading ads and public distrust – wising up to the tobacco industry

As we revealed last week, almost two thirds (65 per cent) of the public don’t trust the tobacco industry to…

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