Tobacco giant fights display ban

Tobacco giant fights display ban

There are 3 comments on the Kirkintilloch Today story from Jun 29, 2010, titled Tobacco giant fights display ban. In it, Kirkintilloch Today reports that:

One of the world's biggest tobacco companies has launched a legal bid against a law which bans the open display of cigarettes in Scotland's shops.

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Amused

Nashville, TN

#1 Jun 29, 2010
"Imperial, the firm behind the Lambert & Butler and Richmond cigarette brands, argues that parts of the new law would 'criminalise currently lawful activities relating to the display and sale of those products'".

Well, yes. That is usually the result of enacting a law making ANY activity illegal. If the activity were ALREADY illegal, what would be the point?

It's amazing the sort of drivel tobacco money can get people to take seriously.

“Fredneck County Md”

Since: Feb 08

Small Town

#2 Jun 29, 2010
Amused wrote:
"Imperial, the firm behind the Lambert & Butler and Richmond cigarette brands, argues that parts of the new law would 'criminalise currently lawful activities relating to the display and sale of those products'".
Well, yes. That is usually the result of enacting a law making ANY activity illegal. If the activity were ALREADY illegal, what would be the point?
It's amazing the sort of drivel tobacco money can get people to take seriously.
It's amusing the sort of drivel anti-tobacco money can get people to produce. Take yours for instance.
Amused

Nashville, TN

#3 Jun 29, 2010
Happy Contented Soul wrote:
<quoted text>It's amusing the sort of drivel anti-tobacco money can get people to produce. Take yours for instance.
You, of course, believe that laws should be passed to illegalize things which are already illegal?

Sappy Houl strikes again.

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