British American Tobacco v. Government of Panama

Decree No. 611 interprets Panama's ban on the advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco products to include a ban on tobacco product display at the point of sale. British America Tobacco Panama filed suit in the Contentious Administrative Chamber of the Supreme Court requesting a preliminary injunction against the implementation of Decree No. 611 and ultimately an order declaring the Decree void. In this decision, the Court denied the preliminary injunction.


British American Tobacco Panamá S.A. v. Government of Panama, 788-2010, Supreme Court, Contentious Administrative Chamber (2010).

  • Panama
  • Dec 30, 2010
  • Contentious Administrative Chamber of the Supreme Court


Plaintiff British American Tobacco Panamá S. A.

Defendant Government of Panama

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