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Tobacco firms fight ban on advertisements

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7247.1427 (Published 27 May 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1427
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
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    Four UK tobacco companies went to the House of Lords yesterday to try to stop the government going ahead with a ban on tobacco advertising before the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg rules on the issue late this year or early next year.

    Gallaher, Rothmans UK, British American Tobacco, and Imperial asked five law …

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