Five slides to introduce the plain packaging debate

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					Seven slides to introduce the
  plain packaging debate

          Luk Joossens

     Brussels, 12 January 2011
             Definition
Plain packaging is the prohibition of the
use of logos, colours, brand images or
promotional information on the packaging
of tobacco products. It allows the use of
brand names and product names, which
have to be displayed in a standard colour
and style.
Cigarette packaging in Germany
Cigarette packaging in the UK
Cigarette packaging in Belgium
Cigarette packaging in Uruguay
Australian proposal for plain packaging
      The wish of EU citizens
• 75% of all EU citizens are in favour of
  putting picture health warnings on all
  packages of tobacco products.
• 54% of EU citizens are in favour of
  banning colours, logos and promotional
  elements from tobacco packages.

				
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