Chris Snowdon writes for City AM

Chris Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for City AM on the effectiveness of plain packaging.

In his article Chris argues that plain packaging has had no positive effect on people’s health in Australia and it was never likely to. The whole idea made a mockery of evidence-based policy and it is no surprise that those who advocated it are keen to move on to the next campaign. Australia is fighting a needless and wholly avoidable war with black marketeers, and there is every sign that illicit tobacco is back on the rise in the UK as well.

Read the full article here.