Cigarette plain-package – “unintended consequences”?
“British American Tobacco Australia spokesman Scott McIntyre said the industry was “extremely disappointed” by a decision upholding a bad piece of law that would have serious unintended consequences.”
Yeah, “unintended consequences”.
Like cutting down tobacco use and saving lives?
I can see how tobacco companies are up in arms on this issue. They are so concerned for our welfare that they are fighting to save their branding.
It’s critically important that when a 14 year old looks at a packet of cigarettes, that they can choose between Brand ‘X’ and Brand ‘Y’ to kill themselves.
Pretty pictures on cigarette packets help kids make that all-important decision.
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