Australia’s highest court has upheld a new Government law on mandatory packaging for cigarettes that removes brand colours and logos from packaging.
The decision means the original “olive green boxes with horrendous imagery” plan is still on course, so from December all logos and brand identity elements will be gone.
3 million people smoke in Australia, with 15,000 dying every year from tobacco induced illness (source: BBC).
There was a definite split in opinion when I covered the story last October.
More info on the upholding of the ban on the BBC website.