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    Plain Packaging Laws Might Spur Smokers to Quit
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    atti_editor posted:
    "Legislation that strips cigarette packaging of all brand-specific design may boost the number of smokers who want to try quitting, a new Australian survey reveals.

    Researchers polled more than 5,000 Australian adults between 2012 and 2013. During that time, an Australian law was implemented requiring that all tobacco packaging be standardized and carry large graphic images warning of the dangers of cigarettes."


    Read the article above to see more about how cigarette packaging could be used as a quit-smoking tool and why it may work.


    Would non brand-specific packaging with graphic warnings make you more likely to quit or contemplate quitting?
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