Kangaroo image on cigarettes “insulting”

Media reports have indicated British American Tobacco is using the iconic image and the phrase "An Australian Favourite" on packets of Winfield being sold in France, in a move Attorney-General Nicola Roxon said was "outrageous".

The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) joined the condemnation saying it misrepresented Australia’s achievements in cutting smoking rates to among the lowest in the developed world.

“It’s a strong insult to Australia that you would use our symbol of nationhood to lure people into smoking, particularly when we’re one of the least addicted nations in