All change for tobacco firms (New Poland Express article)

  • ALl CHANGE FOR TOBACCO FIRMS

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The European Commission has stated that it wishes Poland to start including a catalogue of graphic photos on it cigarette packs by next year, reports TVN24.

The news station states that a total of 14 “dramatic images” are to be used, with some including photos of a woman coughing up blood, wounds after smoking-related surgery and an amputated leg. Each photo is to accompanied by a description explaining why the image was placed there – for example, next to a photo of ravaged teeth it states “smoking destroys teeth and gums” and next a newborn baby it is written “smoking can kill your unborn child”.

Poland has until the end of the year to decide which photos will be placed on packets but it is stipulated that the image must occupy as much as 65 percent of the package’s surface.

In addition to this, as of 2016 flavoured cigarettes will also be banned, with the exception of menthol cigarettes. These will have a four-year phasing-out period meaning the ban will come into force as of 2020.

2. There are 4 additional words.
The European Commission has stated that it wishes Poland to start including a catalogue of graphic photos on it ——– packs by next year, reports TVN24.

The news station states that a total of 14 “dramatic images” are to be used, with some including photos of a woman coughing up blood, wounds after smoking-related surgery and an amputated leg. Each photo is to ———- by a description explaining why the image was placed there – for example, next to a photo of ravaged teeth it states “smoking destroys teeth and gums” and ———-a newborn baby it is written “smoking can kill your unborn child”.

Poland has until the end of the year to decide which photos will be placed on packets but it is stipulated that the image must ——– as much as 65 percent of the package’s surface.

In addition to this, as of 2016 flavoured cigarettes will also be banned, with the exception of menthol cigarettes. These will have a four-year phasing-out period meaning the ——- will come into force as of 2020.
Cigarettes occupy next accompanied ban savage only the family

 

4. Match the pairs:

A. Flavoured                1. with the special taste
B. Newborn                 C. Blood 3. liquid in veins
5. tearings of the skin
D.Ravaged 4.damaged
2. very young child
E.Wounds 5. tearings of the skin
5. Comprehension Check questions

1. How many dramatic images will be put on packages?
a.100
b.14
c.25
2. How long the transitional period will take?
a. 4 years
b. 10000 days
c. 3 months

3. What will be included to the packages beside the photos?
a. Toy for kids
b. Lighter
c. Description explaining why the photo was placed on the package.

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