Tobacco Turns Into Porn
The British government plans to force merchants to keep cigarettes and other tobacco products under the counter and ban their public display. If this policy ...
If this policy goes forward, I would be surprised not to see some U.S. jurisdiction try it out.
From the Independent :
The Health Secretary today unveiled plans to force cigarette sales "under the counter" in an attempt to cut smoking by children.
Alan Johnson also announced that the Government was taking on powers to make it more difficult for under-18s to use cigarette vending machines - and may ban them if that does not work.
The move to ban prominent displays of tobacco products and advertising at the point of sale provoked storms of protest from shopkeepers, who argue it will cost them much-needed business during the economic crisis.
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