With regards to tobacco smuggling and counterfeit products, the North East Trading Standards Association has said there is no evidence plain packaging will lead to a rise in illegal tobacco.
What does NETSA stand for?
NETSA stands for North East Trading Standards Association (Government Office for the North East; England, UK)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Richard Ferry, of the North East Trading Standards Association, said: "Cigarettes are one of the most lethal product on our shelves and it is right to restrict access to children.
Richard Ferry, of the North East Trading Standards Association, which helps co-ordinate regional efforts to tackle illegal tobacco, said: "Moving cigarettes from sight won't stop smokers from choosing their favourite brand - most know exactly what they're buying before entering a shop, but public opinion has now clearly moved to the stage where many people are angry that a lethal product is so aggressively promoted through colourful displays that children find extremely attractive, in the shops they regularly visit.
Richard Ferry, of the North East Trading Standards Association, said: "More people are prepared to share intelligence in confidence.
Richard Ferry, of the North East Trading Standards Association, said: "It is clear there is huge public concern around illegal tobacco and an expectation that it needs to be taken extremely seriously by the authorities and the courts.
The North East Trading Standards Association wants anyone who knows of such sales to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
The North East Trading Standards Association had found that children as young as 11 were able to buy cigarettes from local machines in 58 out of 99 cases.
Members of the North East Trading Standards Association checked out bulk-buy meat bargains designed to tempt shoppers.