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Bloomberg has a interesting piece about UK regulators who seem ready to extend plain packaging laws - designed to make unhealthy products less enticing - to junk food and alcohol.

An excerpt:

"Plain packaging laws for cigarettes have thrown the Marlboro Man off his horse in Australia and now the U.K. is set to follow. Junk food and alcohol could be next. The U.K.’s plan to force tobacco companies to sell their wares in standardized packs starting next year has revived concern among consumer-product makers that other goods deemed unhealthy by health campaigners could face similar legislation."

While this may fall into the "it could never happen here" category, it is worth reading ... because we live in a world where things that could never happen seem to happen all the time.

Check it out here.
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