Litigation and case law

July 7, 2020

Plain packaging webinar: Implications of WTO Appellate Body ruling

The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Appellate Body ended a decade of litigation on 9 June when it dismissed the last remaining legal challenge to Australia’s tobacco […]
June 16, 2020
Plain tobacco packages in Australia. Photography by Erin Johnson

WTO Appellate Body rules in favour of Australia’s plain packaging laws

The last remaining challenge to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws was dismissed on 9 June 2020. The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Appellate Body (AB) found that […]
March 31, 2020
Image of tobacco products. Photo credit: Shutterstock

Court cases and litigation: policy brief

The McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer has collaborated with our WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub colleagues at the University of Cape Town’s Research Unit on the […]
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 […]