Litigation and case law

October 28, 2020

Supreme Judicial Court of Panama dismisses constitutional challenge to enforcement of tobacco advertising ban

Contributed by: Ana María Palacio Valencia (PhD), International Legal Consultant   On 5 March 2020, Panama’s Supreme Court dismissed a constitutional action (Constitutional Amparo) brought against […]
October 28, 2020

Corte Suprema de Justicia de Panamá niega amparo constitucional contra prohibición de publicidad de tabaco (Spanish)

Contributed by: Ana María Palacio Valencia (PhD), International Legal Consultant El 5 de marzo de 2020 la Corte Suprema de Panamá negó una acción constitucional de […]
September 3, 2020
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High Court of South Africa dismisses challenge against lockdown prohibition on the sale of tobacco products

On 26 June 2020, the High Court of South Africa rejected an application lodged by the Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association (FITA) against the government’s regulations prohibiting […]
August 11, 2020

Alumni in the spotlight: Smoke-free public eateries in Malaysia

In this edition, we shine a spotlight on Dr Nor Aryana Hassan and Dr Nazlinda Abu Jazid Javis: two doctors in the NCD division of Malaysia’s Ministry of Health […]