In January the High Court in London ruled that Swedish Match and NNA (as intervenor) could take their challenge against the UK and EU ban on snus to the European Court of Justice, in Luxembourg.
The documents have now been approved by the High Court and sent to the European Court of Justice. You can view them here.
We anticipate that the next stage will take months, so we don’t expect to have any more news for some time. However, we do know that the EU member states will eventually have the opportunity to submit their views and it will be crucial for consumers to tell their governments how they feel about the snus ban.
Watch this space!
More from the NNA on snus: