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Will unbranded tobacco packets work?

Australia's highest court has upheld a new government law on mandatory packaging for cigarettes that removes brand colours and logos from packaging.

Australia's highest court has upheld a new government law on mandatory packaging for cigarettes that removes brand colours and logos from packaging.

The law requires cigarettes to be sold in olive green packets, with graphic images warning of the consequences of smoking.

The view from the public in Australia was mixed, with some questioning whether the move would deter smokers at all.

  • 15 Aug
  • From the section Health