Domestic and regional courts

June 4, 2019
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Uganda: Constitutional Court dismisses BAT legal challenge against Tobacco Control Act

On 28 May 2019, a five-judge bench of the Constitutional Court of Uganda unanimously rejected a legal challenge brought by British American Tobacco (BAT) against the […]
April 6, 2017
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Court of Appeal of Kenya rejects BAT challenge to Tobacco Control Regulations

On 17 February 2017, the Court of Appeal of Kenya at Nairobi upheld the High Court of Kenya’s dismissal of a legal challenge brought by British […]
December 16, 2016
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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 […]
June 26, 2016
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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 […]