Tobacco giants return to court in battle against new plain-packaging rules

Tobacco giants return to court in battle against new plain-packaging rules
 

They suffered what anti-smoking campaigners described as a ''crushing defeat'' at the High Court in May.
The day before new regulations come into force, a judge in London declared that they were ''valid and lawful in all respects''.
Mr Justice Green rejected a judicial review action brought against Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
The judge declared: "There is no basis upon which I could or should strike down the regulations or prevent them coming into effect tomorrow.''
Philip Morris International, British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International had challenged... read more

 
18 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 49
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