Plans to smoke out Big Tobacco

Plans to smoke out Big Tobacco

Three years ago Australia passed a law requiring all cigarettes to be sold in uniform olive green packs featuring graphic pictures of mouth ulcers; with brand names in small print only; and with no logos. The new law was challenged but Australia’s highest court recently declared it constitutional. On hearing this news, South Africa’s Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi announced that he would like to see the same thing happen in our country.

But two top lawyers have wasted no time, stepping out to defend cigarette manufacturers and argue that it's a bad idea.

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Submitted by : Piet Potgieter of Kaapstad on 2013-11-03 19:08:56
You can't use the word moer the way you did above. Your attempts at lokalkolorit failed.


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