After 20 May 2017, new legislation will require tobacco to be sold in standardised (plain) packaging across the UK. Cochrane researchers from the UK and Canada have summarised results from 51 studies that examine the evidence of standardised packaging on tobacco use.
Prof Ann McNeill: Professor of Tobacco Addiction at the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, King’s College London
Dr Jamie Hartmann-Boyce: Senior researcher in Health Behaviours and Managing editor, Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford
Dr David Tovey: Cochrane’s Editor in Chief