Norway court upholds ban on tobacco store displays

Norway court upholds ban on tobacco store displays

By JULIA GRONNEVET The Associated Press
Published Sep 14, 2012 09:56AM MDT
Oslo, Norway • A Norwegian court has upheld a ban on the display of tobacco products in stores, handing a defeat Friday to the Philip Morris company. Norway, which has had a ban on cigarette and alcohol advertising since 1975, in 2010 banned even the display of tobacco products at their point of sale. Shops must keep cigarettes in unmarked cabinets or special vending machines with no visible logos. Customers wishing to buy tobacco must actively ask merchants for it. Philip Morris sued the Norweg...
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