Thailand to appeal after Philip Morris wins tobacco case

August 28, 2013 8:35 AM

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Thailand to appeal after Philip Morris wins tobacco case

BANGKOK (Reuters) - The Thai government plans to appeal a court victory by tobacco giant Philip Morris to keep larger health warnings off cigarette packets for sale in Thailand.

The Central Administrative Court ruled last Friday to temporarily suspend a new health ministry regulation requiring tobacco warning labels to cover 85 percent of the visible pack, up from 55 percent now.

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