Who won the argument over plain packaging?
Government and tobacco companies recently faced off in Australia’s High Court over the legality of plain packaging for cigarettes. Stephen Stern and Matthew Rimmer give their contrasting views on the arguments and implications
From April 17 to 19 the High Court of Australia heard
argument from four international tobacco companies as to why
the Australian Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 was in breach
of Australia's Constitution.
The legislation was passed in late 2011...
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