I remember reading n article that new rules came into force that tobacco had to be covered up in supermarkets. There's a Tesco in North Harrow and i noticed their tobacco kiosk wasn't covered at all, and i could clearly see all the tobacco products.
There's no guarantees carver, my father smocked 60+ full strength un-tipped a day from 14 and died at 60 and 3 months from lung cancer. My mother is 84, smoked from age 13, but still going...
As regards plain packaging, it won't make any difference at all, if you want to smoke, it's not the packaging that attracts you to poison yourself. The graphic photos haven't worked to any great extent.
Whatever the case, it will still involve the customer here in the UK in paying more for a product that others do not require. Someone will have to pay extra for the improvements!.
In some countries, it is still the norm for people to purchase low priced tobacco items, so perhaps we need to ask ourselves, if the user of expensive tobacco and health and safety commitments are actually subsidising those less fortunate, and the tobacco producer's and seller's are still making a fair to good profit?.