On 19 November 2012 the Department received a FOI request for copies of any correspondence between the Department of Health (DH) and tobacco manufacturers and tobacco trade bodies regarding the government’s consultation on the packaging of tobacco products, which was sent or received during the period of 10 August to 19 November 2012 inclusive. The organisations concerned are:
1) British American Tobacco
2) Imperial Tobacco Ltd
3) Japan Tobacco International, including Gallaher Ltd.
4) Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association
5) Tobacco Retailers Alliance
6) FOREST, including any correspondence in connection with the ‘Hands Off Our Packs’ campaign