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SCA agrees to urgently hear FITA enchantment bid in cigarette gross sales ban matter

FITA approached the court docket final week to enchantment the Excessive Court docket resolution to dismiss its problem in opposition to authorities’s cigarette ban

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The Supreme Court docket of Attraction (SCA) has agreed to listen to the Honest Commerce Unbiased Affiliation (FITA) petition to enchantment the ban on cigarette gross sales urgently.

Fita approached the court docket final week to enchantment the Excessive Court docket resolution to dismiss its problem in opposition to authorities’s cigarette ban.

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Authorities insists the ban is important as a measure to fight the unfold of COVID-19.

Fita has not been fortunate in its bid to have the cigarette ban overturned as all its authorized challenges have so failed.

One other likelihood is up for the affiliation, because the Supreme Court docket of Attraction directed on Tuesday that their case could be handled on an pressing foundation.

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Authorities, because the respondent, has been ordered to file its answering affidavit by no later than Friday.

But when the affiliation has a responding affidavit, it should have till subsequent week Tuesday to reply.

Fita and authorities have been locked in a authorized battle since cigarette gross sales have been banned virtually 4 months in the past.

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