Kiwis plan logo-free cigarette packs
- Published: 19 Feb 2013 at 11.36
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Strict against smoking already, New Zealand plans to make tobacco companies remove their logos from cigarette packs but will wait until a challenge to a similar Australian law is resolved.
The packaging law "will remove the last remaining vestige of glamor from these deadly products," Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia said in announcing the plan on Tuesday.
An example of a cigarette package is displayed during a press conference with Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia as she announces plans to make tobacco companies remove their logos from cigarette packs, in Wellington, New Zealand, on Tuesday. (AP Photo)
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