Australia set for class action against tobacco industryBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7188.892b (Published 03 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:892
View Full Text
- Georgina Kenyon
A class action against three tobacco companies has been filed at Australia's Federal Court by a group of Australians claiming to have been injured as a direct result of smoking. The representative action against the companies-WD & HO Wills, Philip Morris Australia, and Rothmans-is due to be heard at the end of April this year.
An antismoking lobby group, Action on Health and Smoking (AHS), approached a Sydney barrister, John Rowe, …
Log in using your username and password
Log in through your institution
Subscribe from £173 *
Subscribe and get access to all BMJ articles, and much more.
* For online subscription
Access this article for 1 day for:
£38 / $45 / €42 (excludes VAT)
You can download a PDF version for your personal record.