Australia's top court rejects arguments from Big Tobacco that new cigarette-packaging laws are...

|By:, SA News Editor

Australia's top court rejects arguments from Big Tobacco that new cigarette-packaging laws are unconstitutional in a ruling that is being watched globally. Barring external intervention, such as via the WTO, BAT (BTI), Philip Morris (PM) and co. will soon have to cover most of their packaging with graphic anti-smoking images, and will be banned from using logos, branding, colors and promotional text.