Cigarette makers challenge ban on displaying tobacco products

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 28 April 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c2357
  1. Jo Carlowe
  1. 1London

    Retailers and tobacco giants have stepped up their campaign to see off legislation that will make it illegal for shops to display tobacco products.

    Imperial Tobacco Group PLC fired the first salvo this week when it sought a judicial review to fight the legislation which under the Health Act 2009 will force large retailers to stop displaying tobacco products from October 2011, and will extend to small retailers by 2013. The company, makers of JPS, Davidoff and Fortuna …

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