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[Australia, Canada] Tobacco Plants Lead the Way to Ebola Cure

Nicotiana benthamiana, already used to produce West Nile virus antibodies, offers similar protection against the devastating Ebola virus
Canada Free Press (ca)
added Oct 6, 2014 18:08
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Challenges to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging legislation – round 1 to the Australian Government

This note examines the High Court’s decision and the implications for the investor state arbitration claim. Expropriation of intellectual property rights – the High Court’s decision
Herbert Smith Freehills
added Oct 19, 2012 02:40
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Cigarette Warning Labels May Prompt Quit Attempts

Cigarette warning labels may influence smokers to quit even when they try to void seeing the labels, according to a study. Researchers found that small, text-only warning labels like those on cigarette packs in the United States prompt people to think a
University Herald
added Jul 11, 2014 07:22
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[Canada] Billionaire Andrew Forrest to Fund Anti-Smoking Suits, Australian Says

The Australian billionaire, through his Minderoo Foundation, is seeking legal advice on whether it is feasible to take action similar to a landmark Canadian case that saw a judge order three tobacco companies to pay A$15.6 billion ($12.2 billion) in damag
Bloomberg News
added Sep 30, 2017 16:42
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[Australia, Canada, New York] Graphic labels are seen as key to anti-smoking campaign

International cigarette advertising research has shown that “smokers have misperceptions about their products,” Bansal-Travers said, “and colors and labels on packs communicate misperceptions to smokers. Graphic warning labels are a cost-effective and ve
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 16, 2014 18:29
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[Africa, Australia] Zambia, Zim and Malawi oppose stiffer legislation on tobacco

SOUTHERN African countries have opposed stiffer tobacco legislation to compel them to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products. Francois van der Merwe, chief executive officer of the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA), said the countries,
Zambia Post (zm)
added Nov 1, 2013 14:59
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[Australia, Canada, Italy] A footnote from the federal Tax Court

And so BAT is able to reduce its taxes in Canada and Australia by generating a little cross ownerhip amongst its subsidiaries. Will the tax act be amended to remove their right to do so? And when?
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 7, 2015 13:08
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Australia’s ‘plain packaging’ stubs out cigarette branding, prompting backlash

it has touched off a war being fought in domestic courts, at a Geneva-based agency that enforces world trade treaties, and through obscure arbitration panels working out of organizations such as the World Bank. Anti-smoking activists regard Australia’s n
Washington Post
added Oct 30, 2013 14:34
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[Australia, Australia and Oceania, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands] ARCHIVE: Philip Morris Limited submission on a new Pacific trade and economic agreement (PDF)

PML faces tax and excise discrimination which impedes our ability to effectively compete in a number of markets. Fiji – tariff and excise barriers – unequal treatment of imported tobacco products, contrary to Fiji’s WTO obligations and GATT rules.
Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (au)
added May 19, 2013 11:37
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[Australia, Trinidad And Tobago] No new anti-smoking laws coming--Fuad

The Tobacco Control Act already exists and T&T should not expect new legislation similar to Australia’s draconian anti-smoking legislation to be passed in T&T anytime soon, says Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan. He was responding to questions from the Guardi
Trinidad Guardian (tt)
added Aug 16, 2012 01:40
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