Plain packaging

June 19, 2015

Norway: Workshop on legal issues relating to the implementation of plain / standardized tobacco packaging in Europe

The Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services, the Norwegian Cancer Society, and the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer jointly conducted a workshop on legal […]
May 17, 2016
Cigarette packs in Australia before and after plain packaging. Image courtesy of Quit Victoria.

Investment tribunal dismisses Philip Morris Asia’s challenge to Australia’s plain packaging

On 17 December 2015, the Arbitral Tribunal dismissed Philip Morris Asia’s challenge to Australia’s plain packaging laws under a 1993 bilateral investment treaty between Australia and […]
June 26, 2016
The Royal Courts of Justice, including the High Court of Justice of England and Wales. Credit S. Jiong / Wikimedia Commons

The High Court of Justice decision on UK standardized packaging: Key points for other jurisdictions

On 19 May 2016, the High Court of Justice of England and Wales handed down its decision dismissing the legal challenges to the United Kingdom’s tobacco standardized […]
December 16, 2016
The Royal Courts of Justice, including the High Court of Justice of England and Wales. Credit S. Jiong / Wikimedia Commons

Court of Appeal of England and Wales upholds UK plain packaging judgment

UPDATE: On 12 April 2017, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom declined to hear an appeal from the Court of Appeal’s judgment. The Court of Appeal’s […]