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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco company sees bid to prevent ban on displaying cigarettes in Scotland stubbed out

Displaying cigarettes is to be banned in Scotland, after one of the world's biggest tobacco firms lost a Supreme Court fight.
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Dec 15, 2012 21:55

[UK-Scotland] UK Supreme Court Upholds Scottish Tobacco Restrictions ($$)

Imperial Tobacco argued that the Scotland Act of 1998, the law that established the Scottish Parliament within the U.K. government, did not grant the Scottish Parliament the power to approve the sections of the Tobacco and Primary Medical Services Act of
added Dec 15, 2012 21:53
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Big tobacco's court bid to block ban on cigarette displays is money up in smoke

their shareholders might want now to consider seriously how much their boards have squandered their money while they also give thought to the deleterious effect these time and money-wasting court actions have on what remains of their public image and then
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 15, 2012 21:43

[UK-Scotland] Tobacco giant finally defeated over ban

CIGARETTE displays will be banned in large retailers from April, after the Scottish Government won a landmark ruling against Imperial Tobacco in the Supreme Court.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 13, 2012 13:13

[UK, UK-Scotland] Imperial Tobacco Limited (Appellant) v The Lord Advocate (Respondent) (Scotland) (PDF)

46. For these reasons I would hold that none of the challenges are well-founded and that sections 1 and 9 of the 2010 Act are not outside the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament. I would dismiss the appeal and affirm the First Division’s int
Supreme Court (UK)
added Dec 13, 2012 13:08

[UK-Scotland] Retailers to be ‘real losers’ in Scottish tobacco display ban

John Drummond, chief executive at the Scottish Grocers’ Federation, said: “It is the retailers who are the real losers in this case; losers because they will have to find large sums of money in order to cover up the tobacco gantries that are currently in
Talking Retail (uk)
added Dec 12, 2012 16:20

[UK, UK-Scotland] Scotland to ban cigarette displays in shops after court challenge fails

Ban on open displays of tobacco products likely to come into effect in April after supreme court throws out firm's case
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 12, 2012 12:44

[UK, UK-Scotland] Imperial Tobacco loses legal challenge to display ban

Britain's Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the British company's claim that the Scottish government had exceeded its powers by approving the prohibition, which also outlaws cigarette vending machines.
added Dec 12, 2012 12:36

[UK, UK-Scotland] Tobacco display ban in Scotland to begin in April 2013

A ban on the display of cigarettes in Scotland's shops will come into force in April 2013 after a tobacco firm lost its legal fight to stop the move.
BBC Online
added Dec 12, 2012 12:33

[UK, UK-Scotland] Imperial Tobacco, one of the world's biggest cigarette firms, loses display battle

Ministers say the ban is needed to protect future generations from the "devastating effects" of smoking.
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 12, 2012 12:31
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