Josie Appleton

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Josie Appleton is the director of the Manifesto Club.1
She is a regular author for Spiked2, has spoken at conferences organised by the Institute of Ideas3 and a supporter of Forest’s Hands Off Our Packs campaign.4

Against Plain Packaging

As a supporter of the Hands Off Our Packs campaign, Appleton argues that:

Display bans and plain packaging treat the public rather as an animal behaviourist might treat a chimp. Hide or disguise cigarettes and people might forget that they exist. You don’t have to be a fan of cigarettes or cigarette companies to oppose such patronising measures.5

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  1. Manifesto Club Website, About the Manifesto Club, undated, accessed 14 June 2011
  2. Spiked, Josie Appleton, undated, accessed 14 June 2011
  3. For example What are Museums for?
  4. Hands Off Our Packs, Supporters, undated, accessed 31 January 2012
  5. Hands Off Our Packs, Supporters, Accessed April 2012