Yesterday was World No Tobacco Day, and the federal government used that day to announce regulations to force cigarette manufacturers to use plain cigarette packaging, to prevent youth from taking up the habit. This is already happening in Britain and Australia.
Here’s what Dave Bryans, the CEO of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association had to say about it:
Will plain cigarette packaging do anything to reduce the consumption of cigarettes? Will it be enough to keep the kids from starting the habit?
How did you start? Was it the pretty package?