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Philip Morris sues Irish government on tobacco ban

Tweet Tobacco giant Philip Morris International is to launch a legal action against the Irish government over its ban on the display of cigarettes in shops. The owner of leading brands including Marlboro and Chesterfield believes the rule is anti-competitive. The group may also sue the UK if the government goes ahead with a plan to introduce a similar clampdown. The restriction on displaying tobacco products on shelves came into force in Ireland ... Jump to full article >>