All cigarette packs in Australia will be deprived of logos
Cigarettes in Australia will be sold in identical standard packs without logo of the manufacturer - informs AFP with reference to the statement of Australian prime-minister Kevin Rudd. It is anticipated that such law will come into force in 2012.
According to initiative of the government on cigarette pack will be necessary to make special graphic picture that warns about smoking harm. Brand name Australian authorities will allow leaving only in scaled-down version.
Besides, it is planned that the tax on cigarettes will be increased by 25 per cent. Pack of 30 cigarettes due to innovation will increase in price by 1.85 USD.
Rudd also has promised to lead major anti-tobacco advertisement in Internet that will cost authorities 27.8 million dollars.
Russ has also stated that Australia will become first country that has toughened design standards of cigarette packs.