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Tobacco giant fails to foil Holyrood in court

Tweet An attempt by one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies to stop anti-smoking legislation at Holyrood has been defeated in court. Scottish ministers intend to ban the open display of cigarettes in shops and to outlaw cigarette vending machines. However, Imperial Tobacco challenged the Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010 as being outwith the legislative scope of the Scottish Parliament. Yesterday, Lord Bracadale ... Jump to full article >>