Tobacco To Be Marketed In Drab Wrappers Down Under

Court says the government can mandate plain packaging for the demon(ized) weed


The federal government has secured a big win over big tobacco with the High Court ruling Labor's world-first plain packaging laws are constitutionally valid.

The decision is expected to have significant influence globally with both the United Kingdom and New Zealand considering plain packaging.

Cigarette packs and tobacco products will be sold in drab olive-brown packaging from the end of the year.