A JTI-Macdonald Corp. Initiative. (It’s always best to see both sides.)
(It’s always best to see both sides.) A JTI-Macdonald Corp. Initiative.

PACKAGING DEBATE


The evidence for why plain packaging worked in Australia

This is the Australian Government’s official Post Implementation Review on the impact of plain packaging. It is the basis for Health Canada’s arguments on why this policy should be implemented in our country.

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The evidence for why plain packaging did not work in Australia

Based on rigorous scientific analysis of the evidence, the impact of plain packaging in Australia was that it had no impact on reducing smoking rates in Australia. Data from the Australian government demonstrates that smoking rates were already declining and plain packaging did nothing to accelerate the existing trend.

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Brands aren’t at fault, stop blaming them

If branding helps us make informed decisions and protects us from potentially harmful fakes, why would the government ban it?

 

 

 

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What Health Canada has to say on why we should have plain packaging on tobacco products

In March 2016, the Public Health Agency of Canada posted a public tender for the ‘Cost-benefit analysis of the plain packaging of tobacco products’, as it began a three-month consultation on the subject.

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Is the federal government taking civil liberties?

In a free, democratic society, everyone should have the same freedoms, the same choices, and an expectation that the federal government will act on evidence. Yet, this isn’t always the case.

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Health Canada has made its decision on plain packaging clear

“There’s no question about whether we are going to proceed with plain packaging regulations. We want to know how best to do it.”

 

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