A former tobacco company marketer explains just how worried the tobacco companies are about plain packaging
British American Tobacco's long-threatened campaign against plain packs kicked off today. Has there ever been a more complete demonstration of Shakespeare's "the lady doth protest too much"?
Tobacco industry claims that international crime gangs are flooding Australia with smuggled cigarettes, or ''chop chop'', are being investigated by the competition watchdog
Cigarettes look set to be put in plain packages, with WA Nationals MP Tony Crook supporting Labor on the issue
New laws to sell cigarettes in plain packets are set to pass parliament after the coalition swung behind the Gillard government move.
The latest industry-commissioned report on the illicit tobacco market in Australia was released by British American Tobacco on 4 November 2013.
Yet more industry-commissioned dodgy data, this time on smoking prevalence, by Philip Morris International.