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Plain packs for cigarettes and black market claims

27 March 2014 Last updated at 12:47 GMT

The issue of plain cigarette packaging caused divisions for the government last year, with initial plans to bring restrictions later appearing to be dropped.

But a report due out, possibly next week, will see the coalition forced to look at the issue again.

In a Daily Politics film, reporter Alex Forsyth looked at the claims from tobacco companies that plain packaging could lead to an increasing number of cigarettes on the black market.

Cigarette plain packaging debate: Diane Abbott and Simon Clark

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