Knowledge Hub updates

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 […]
January 8, 2020
Image (L-R): Program Manager Regional Health, Dr Frances Bingwor; Regional Coordinator for the Pacific, Daiana Buresova; Counsellor (Development Cooperation) Rochelle White; and Director, Jonathan Liberman

McCabe Centre awarded three-year grant to scale up Knowledge Hub work in the Pacific

We’re delighted to announce that the McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer has been awarded a three-year grant from the Australian Government Department of Health to […]
December 4, 2019
Participant group photo, McCabe Centre executive workshop 2019

Australia: Inaugural McCabe Centre Executive Workshop

From 25 to 29 November in Melbourne, Australia, the Knowledge Hub held an inaugural Executive Workshop focused on the effective use of law for noncommunicable disease […]
June 10, 2019
International Legal Training Course participants and McCabe Centre staff at Cancer Council Victoria in Melbourne, Australia

Australia: McCabe Centre’s 9th International Legal Training Course

Originally posted at Last month, the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer welcomed 27 participants from 19 countries to Melbourne, Australia for its 9th International […]
June 4, 2019
Image of tobacco products. Photo credit: Shutterstock

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 […]
May 31, 2019
Don't let tobacco take your breath away: Choose health not tobacco. World No Tobacco Day 31 May #NoTobacco

World No Tobacco Day: Don’t let tobacco take your breath away

The following post first appeared on as part of the McCabe Centre’s World No Tobacco Day communications Inhale, exhale, breathe in, breathe out – what […]
April 1, 2019
Participants at the FCTC2030 Annual Planning Meeting 2019 in San Salvador, El Salvador. Photo credit FOSALUD.

The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer at the FCTC2030 Annual Planning meeting

The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer was very pleased to attend the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 2030 (FCTC2030) Annual Planning Meeting from 20-22 […]
February 27, 2019
Plain tobacco packages in Australia. Photography by Erin Johnson

The WHO FCTC in the WTO Panel’s decision in Australia – Plain Packaging

This is a cross-post from the ILA Reporter, the blog of the Australian Branch of the International Law Association. The original post is available at  […]
December 21, 2018
Image: Participants, visiting experts and McCabe Centre staff at the Plain Packaging Workshop in Melbourne, Australia ©Elle Spring/McCabe Centre

Australia: Workshop on the WTO panel decision in Australia – Plain Packaging

In November, 27 government lawyers and policymakers from 24 WHO FCTC parties joined the Knowledge Hub on Legal Challenges in Melbourne for a one-week Plain Packaging […]
December 20, 2018
Image: McCabe Centre alumni and staff at the Alumni Workshop in Melbourne, Australia. ©Erin Johnson, Room3/McCabe Centre

Australia: McCabe Centre alumni return for the inaugural Alumni Workshop

From 19 to 23 November, with support from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, the Knowledge Hub […]