Non-Smokers' Rights Association v. Taieb

Non-Smokers' Rights Association (DNF) brought suit against "Club Cigare" magazine, its publishing company and editor for promoting cigars, particularly through the use of a famous actor's image and quotes. The court held that the magazine was not liable as it was a trade magazine and was registered and authorized to publish tobacco ads. Moreover, the magazine had received no notice of a potential tobacco control law violation despite having been reviewed by a commission several years prior to the suit. 


Non-Smokers' Rights Association v. Laurent Taieb, et al., Case No. 0719108022, Court of First Instance - Paris (2008).

  • France
  • Jan 31, 2008
  • Court of First Instance - Paris


Plaintiff Non-Smokers' Rights Association


  • Laurent Franck Salomon Taieb
  • SARL Prestige Communications

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