Japan Tobacco has sued the Thai government over a plan to increase the size of health warnings on cigarette packages, and two more lawsuits will soon follow.
Graphic shows a sample of the new, authorised cigarette packets, with 85% warning and 15% left for the brand name. (Provided by Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance - Seatca)
"Japan Tobacco filed a lawsuit in the Administrative Court on June 19 to block the plan," spokesman Hisashi Sekiguchi said in a phone interview on Tuesday.
This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.