Domestic and regional courts

March 25, 2020
Law courts at Nairobi. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Supreme Court of Kenya rejects British American Tobacco appeal against Tobacco Control Regulations

The Kenyan Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal brought by British American Tobacco (BAT), thereby ending the company’s challenge to Kenya’s Tobacco Control Regulations. The Supreme […]
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
Law courts at Nairobi. Source: Wikimedia Commons

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
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 […]