Daily Archives: December 1, 2011

Va. slashes funding for tobacco prevention

Facing budget shortfalls, Virginia and other states have cut funding for tobacco-prevention programs, according to a report released Wednesday by a group of public health organizations.

Big tobacco launches High Court challenge

British American Tobacco (BAT) has launched its promised High Court challenge to cigarette plain packaging legislation.

Tobacco giant launches plain packaging challenge

British American Tobacco has launched its promised constitutional challenge in the High Court against the Federal Government’s plain packaging laws for cigarettes.