Tobacco Industry Legal Challenge to Standardised Packaging of Cigarettes and Tobacco Products



High Court of Justice
Queen’s Bench Division
Administrative Court 
Case Numbers
CO/2322/2015
CO/2323/2015
CO/2352/2015
CO/2601/2015
CO/2706/2015

Claimants:

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO UK LIMITED
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (BRANDS) INC.
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (INVESTMENTS) LIMITED

PHILIP MORRIS LIMITED
PHILIP MORRIS BRANDS SARL
PHILIP MORRIS PRODUCTS S.A.

JT INTERNATIONAL SA
GALLAHER LIMITED

IMPERIAL TOBACCO LIMITED

TANN UK LIMITED
TANNPAPIER GMBH
BENKERT UK LIMITED
DEUTSCHE BENKERT GMBH & CO KG

Defendant:

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR HEALTH

Intervener:

ACTION ON SMOKING AND HEALTH (ASH)
ASH is very grateful to Peter Oliver and Ligia Osepciu of Monckton Chambers, and to Sean Humber of Leigh Day, who provided their legal services pro bono.

Summary of Judgement: Please note this summary is provided by ASH for research and media purposes only, and is not to be relied on as a legal document. Key extracts from the judgement are listed from page 3 of this document onwards, they are all direct quotes from the judgement, with page and paragraph numbers.

The full judgement in the case can be read at www.judiciary.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/bat-v-doh.judgment.pdf

 

Highlights of the High Court of Justice’s ruling on standardised packaging
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