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Australia Considers What May Be toughest Cigarette-Packaging Laws in World.


Unknown author reports on Australia ambiguous try to implement strictest cigarette packaging laws. If the law gets passed, all cigarette packaging will be olive greet with only small printing of the manufacturer's name and a health warning. Tobacco companies argue that the rules will have an anti-competitive impact and infringe on trademark and intellectual property laws, London Telegraph reports. Another debate against this proposed law is that unattractive package will not defer cigarette users. The example made is that unattractive package of heroin, meth, and other drugs do not defer the drug users from using them.


http://www.globalethics.org/newsline/2011/04/11/australia-cigarettes/


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