SOURCE: Canadian Convenience Stores Association

Canadian Convenience Stores Association

September 22, 2016 10:35 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Unintended Consequences -- The Impacts of Plain Packaging in Australia and on Canadian Small Business

Australian Experts, Canadian Convenience Stores Association President Available for Comment on Statements by Former Australian Health Minister Nicola Roxon

OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - September 22, 2016) - Former Australian Health Minister Nicola Roxon is in Ottawa today speaking on plain packaging -- an unsuccessful policy which she introduced in Australia.

The following individuals are available for comment to media on the failure of plain packaging to reduce smoking, the negative, unintended consequences of this failed policy, and the harms that it will bring if implemented by the Canadian government.

  • Sinclair Davidson, Professor of Institutional Economic, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
  • Jeff Rogut, CEO of the Australasian Association of Convenience Stores
  • Alex Scholten, President of the Canadian Convenience Stores Association

Contact Information

  • To arrange an interview, please contact:

    Kate Harrison
    Summa Strategies Canada
    613-235-1400 x 226
    kharrison@summa.ca