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Australia Packaging Challenge Lost By Tobacco Firm

by Rukmani Krishna on August 17, 2012 at 11:58 PM
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 Australia Packaging Challenge Lost By Tobacco Firm

A court challenge was lost by Global tobacco giants to Australia's plain packaging laws for cigarettes in a closely watched case health advocates said would have worldwide impact.

Australia's High Court ruled the measure, which forces cigarettes and tobacco products to be sold in drab, uniform packaging with graphic health warnings from December 1 this year, did not breach the country's constitution.

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