Supreme Court asked to throw out smoking rules

Two cigarette firms want the Tobacco Control Regulations of 2014 discarded. FIEL PHOTO

What you need to know:

  • BAT argued that the regulations were created without proper public participation and stakeholder consultations.
  • Senior State Counsel Mohamed Adow opposed the appeal, saying the firms were only protecting their commercial interests.

Two cigarette manufacturing firms yesterday asked the Supreme Court to throw out the Tobacco Control Regulations of 2014, arguing that they were introduced arbitrarily.

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