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Cuba Challenges Australian Tobacco Rules

Cuba, the world’s dominant producer of fine cigars, has filed a “request for consultations” with Australia, Keith Rockwell, a spokesman for the W.T.O., said from Geneva, where the organization is based. The two nations now have 60 days to reach an agree
New York Times
added May 7, 2013 02:15
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[Australia] Stub you: How a tobacco giant is bypassing packaging rules

IMPERIAL Tobacco has deployed a new trick to circumvent plain packaging legislation and it's caught the Federal Government flat footed. Packs of 20 Peter Stuyvesant cigarettes - manufactured by Imperial - are being sold with a lift out soft pack inside
APN News & Media (au)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:25
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[Australia] SCHOLTEN: Plain Packaging Is Not The Answer To Canada's Tobacco Problem

a closer look at what occurred in Australia when plain packaging was introduced results in more questions than answers as to how this would meaningfully impact...Our retailers follow Canada's tobacco control measures and act as gatekeepers to age-restrict
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 6, 2016 17:37
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22nd Century Announces Launch of Very Low Nicotine MAGIC Cigarettes and Extreme Nicotine RED SUN Cigarettes in Australia

announced today the receipt of an initial purchase order from Australian tobacco distributor, Quay Tobacco Trading PTY, LTD. Including both Very Low Nicotine MAGIC brand cigarettes and “Extreme Nicotine” RED SUN cigarettes, the purchase order represents 2
Business Wire
added Apr 6, 2016 16:50
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[Africa, Australia, Uruguay] Tobacco Industry Tactics Limit Poorer Nations’ Smoking Laws

The industry is warning countries that their tobacco laws violate an expanding web of trade and investment treaties, raising the prospect of costly, prolonged legal battles, health advocates and officials said.
New York Times
added Dec 13, 2013 02:12
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[Europe] PANICHI: Stubbed out: why Australia is alone on cigarette plain packs

The push for the European Union to emulate Australia on packaging laws, however, has stalled. And here's why.
Crikey (au)
added Feb 2, 2013 16:53
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[Australia] New 'trick' in cigarette names

An anti-smoking campaigner has accused tobacco companies of "sexing up" their brand names to make them more appealing in the wake of plain packaging laws.
West Australian (au)
added Sep 26, 2012 18:44
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[Australia] Duty-free cigarettes in crash mode

Duty-free retailers say there will be no point selling cigarettes in airports any more because the federal government's decision to change the duty-free allowance makes them too expensive to stock.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 4, 2012 14:54
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[Australia, Switzerland, UK] Row over Marlboro-funded research that undermined plain cigarette packs

A bitter academic row has triggered calls for a leading university to withdraw two key scientific papers sponsored by “big tobacco” ...a group of academics has written to the university calling for the papers, funded and supervised by (PMI)... to be with
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:21
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[Hong Kong] Tobacco plain packaging laws: the Australian experience

The Australian Government did not acquire any proprietary benefit from the imposition of the TPP Act on the plaintiffs. Accordingly the constitutional challenge to the TPP Act failed. ...Philip Morris Asia (incorporated in Hong Kong) allegedly only purcha
Mondaq
added Dec 21, 2014 20:12
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