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Plain packaging myth exposed

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| Simon Breheny

Plain packaging myth exposed

The Australian government must recognise that the policy experiment of mandatory plain packaging of tobacco products has failed. The only reasonable course of action for the government is to pursue the repeal of the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011.

This submission has three core areas of focus:

  • The effects of mandatory plain packaging on tobacco consumption
  • The extinguishment of property rights
  • An appropriate role for government

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