20 February 2012
The release of the Adam Smith Institute's report 'Plain packaging: Commercial expression, anti-smoking extremism and the risks of hyper-regulation' received widespread media attention. Below are some of our media highlights.
BBC R4 Today Programme: Would plain packs cut smoking?
Radio Five Live: Breakfast show & Victoria Derbyshire (from 1hr11mins in)
Metro: Tobacco arguments plain for all to see
Daily Express: Plain cigarette packets 'illiberal'
Press Association: Plain cigarette packets 'illiberal'
ConservativeHome: Plain packaging proposals for cigarettes may actually harm the public
Politics.co.uk: Plain packing could fuel youth smoking, opponents warn
The report also received coverage in the Yorkshire Post, Evening Standard and a range of regional newspapers, on BBC London, BBC Scotland, BBC Leeds radio and in the Telegraph and Sunday Times.