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[Australia] RARES: Removing internationally and nationally protected intellectual property rights

Law Graduate, Quintin Rares examines Australia’s attempt to take away Big Tobacco’s intellectual property rights through plain packaging legislation, and poses the question ‘who’s next’?
Lexology (uk)
added Jul 20, 2012 10:34
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[Dominican Republic] PM - Another opponent joins fight against Australia's tobacco laws

Now the Reuters news agency reports that the Dominican Republic is about to join the complaint.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 14, 2012 19:14
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[Australia] LETTER: Ban on tobacco sales will create a black market

It is ridiculous to claim smoking will therefore “be phased out in six years’ time” as Ms Johnstone asserts. What is more likely is that Tasmania will continue to deal with the myriad health concerns of nicotine addiction, plus a fledgling, dangerously
Bendigo Advertiser (au)
added Sep 3, 2012 22:49
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[Australia, UK] TAFFLER: The Guardian Blogs (blog) Tobacco packets attract children. Now argue against making them plain

The tobacco industry depends on attractive packaging to draw in young recruits as the old ones die
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jul 17, 2012 05:35
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[Australia] Cigarette plain-packaging finds favour in New York

IN THE face of fierce opposition to plain-pack cigarettes from some American politicians, Australia's Health Minister, Tanya Plibersek, has found high-profile allies. Among them is the New York mayor, Michael Bloomberg, who was ''terrifically enthusiast
The Age (au)
added Aug 15, 2012 19:50
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[Australia] Outdoor smoking bans in Boroondara

Council is moving to ban smoking near playgrounds, taxi ranks, bus and tram stops and sporting grounds.
Progress Leader Newspapers (au)
added Jun 18, 2012 22:36
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[Australia] GITTINS: Big Tobacco - what have they been smoking?

If we'd only open our minds to what British American Tobacco and the others are saying, we'd see how remarkably public spirited they are. They're worried not for themselves but about the ''serious unintended consequences'' they fear plain packaging will
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:22
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[Australia, Canada] Tobacco companies say current labelling laws infringe on rights

Anti-smoking activists are urging Ottawa to follow Australia's lead after its highest court upheld the world's toughest tobacco law on Wednesday.
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 16, 2012 02:01
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WHO welcomes landmark decision from Australia's High Court on tobacco plain packaging act

World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 15, 2012 16:22
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Nicola Roxon, Attorney-general, Australia: When trade marks and health collide

Nicola Roxon took on Big Tobacco with a law in Australia that prioritises public health over trade mark rights. IP owners will wait to see which countries -- and which products -- could be next
Managing Intellectual Property Magazine (uk)
added Jul 19, 2012 14:17
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