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Tobacco companies consider next move after failing to overturn plain packaging ruling

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: (Published 01 December 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i6506
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

Tobacco companies challenging the United Kingdom’s plain packaging law are considering taking their case to the Supreme Court after a decisive loss at the Court of Appeal.1

On 30 November three senior judges upheld a ruling by the High Court last May that the UK government was legally entitled to introduce regulations intended to severely limit the potential of packaging to entice new …

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