Media on our plain packaging report


BBC R4 Today ProgrammeWould plain packs cut smoking?

Radio Five Live: Breakfast show & Victoria Derbyshire (from 1hr11mins in)

City AMPlain cigarette packets could damage health

Daily MailAnti-smoking plain packaging zealots will just boost smuggling

Metro: Tobacco arguments plain for all to see

Daily Express: Plain cigarette packets 'illiberal'

Press AssociationPlain cigarette packets 'illiberal'

ConservativeHomePlain packaging proposals for cigarettes may actually harm the public 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.


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.