Tobacco giants lose plain-packaging appeal

Tobacco giants lose plain-packaging appeal
 

Several major tobacco firms have lost a second appeal against a ruling forcing them to adopt plain packaging.
British American Tobacco, Imperial, Japan International and Philip Morris had challenged the legislation which has been in force since May.
It requires all tobacco packaging to be uniformly olive green and with large images intended to act as health warnings.
But the firms called the rules "disproportionate".
They initially challenged the rules in the High Court in May but lost the case, with Judge Justice Green calling the legislation "valid and lawful in all... read more

 
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