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Australia = Super Nanny State

Well the Australian government has announced that cigarette packs are to be plain labeled with larger images of the effects of smoking to the user.

This is one measure that I think is taking both the tobacco company’s freedom to advertise their products away and treating all smokers like mindless idiots!

So what’s next? That chocolate bar that is making you fat!

Here’s the proposed packaging…  (image sourced from themercury.com.au)



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Tudorica Alexandru
10 April 2011 at 00:36

In Romania this has already happened for two years now, but none of my smoking friends has quit because of this.

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