2020 年 12 月 1 日

The requirement that tobacco products shall not be promoted or advertised by way of a public interest event under Article 9, Subparagraph 8 of the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Law does not violate the gist of the protection of freedom of speech and equal rights under the Constitution (Taiwan)

Sally Yang The Grand Justices of the Judicial Yuan rendered Judicial Interpretation No. 794 of August 28, 2020 (hereinafter, the “Interpretation”), holding that the provision of Article 9, Subparagraph 8 of the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Law (hereinafter, the “Law”) does […]
2020 年 11 月 1 日

The promotional text on tobacco products can achieve a diffusion effect since a purchaser may leave the premises with it and thus becomes a tobacco advertisement (Taiwan)

Oli Wong The Supreme Administrative Court rendered the 109-Pan-346-Zi Decision of June 24, 2020 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that although the promotional text on a tobacco product is not an essential text for the package, still it can be regarded […]
2017 年 8 月 8 日

A tobacco merchant’s engagement in public interest activities such as donations to promote or advertise tobacco products is illegal regardless of whether the appeal is direct or indirect(Taiwan)

Oli Wong The Supreme Administrative Court rendered the 105-Pan-209 Administrative Decision of May 5, 2016 (hereinafter “the Decision”), holding that a tobacco merchant’s engagement in public interest activities such as donations to promote or advertise tobacco products is illegal regardless […]