First counterfeit plain pack cigarettes hit the streets

Covert operations in Sydney and Wollongong have uncovered illegally counterfeited cigarettes in the olive green plain packaging format, following a tip-off from a retailer. Each year British American Tobacco Australia (BATA) conducts over 3,000 covert operations however this is the first time counterfeits in ‘plain packaging’ have been uncovered. Several of the packs have been […]