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Plain-packaged cigarettes; Patient Choice; Boots

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Could plain-packaging of cigarettes reduce rates of smoking? Public Health England thinks so. We hear the experience from Australia where it has already been tried.

Remember "Patient Choice?" A health regulator says many NHS patients are not being offered the choice which was once promised.

Boots, a mainstay of the British high street, has been sold to an American company. We ask what, if anything, might change?

Producer: Louise Clarke-Rowbotham
Presenter: Winifred Robinson.

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45 minutes

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Thu 7 Aug 2014 12:15
BBC Radio 4 FM only
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