Imperial fine stands

| February 3, 2017

go The Taipei High Administrative Court yesterday upheld a NT$5 million (US$160,800) fine imposed by Taipei City government on a UK-based tobacco company, according to a Focus Taiwan News Channel story.

get link The fine was imposed on Imperial Tobacco in 2015 for violating the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act.

link Imperial had been found to have invited consumers to try out one of its products, as part of a marketing survey. Imperial filed an appeal with the Taipei High Administrative Court challenging the fine.

source site But the court ruled in favor of the Taipei City government after determining that Imperial had violated the provisions of the act.

paper on schizophrenia The ruling can be appealed.

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