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[Australia, Honduras, Ukraine] Big Tobacco fights back on packaging

with British American Tobacco telling The Times that it is assisting the Honduras and Ukraine governments with legal fees. While the latter doesn’t spring to mind as a huge tobacco producer, the Ukraine Government fears that if the ban is upheld, pressure
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 5, 2012 19:15
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Concerns over Vanuatu tobacco investment

Tobacco control advocates have raised concerns about cigarette manufacturers setting up operations in the Pacific, after Vanuatu rejected an application from a foreign tobacco investment company.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:49
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[Australia] GLANTZ: Philip Morris hides data in plain sight on dangers of new heat-not-burn product

Because Philip Morris’s medical tests in humans failed to show that IQOS “as it is actually used by consumers, will significantly reduce harm and the risk of tobacco-related disease to individual users,” I believe the FDA must deny Philip Morris’s applic
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 29, 2017 03:36
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[Hong Kong] Tobacco giant sues Australia

More than $50 million of taxpayer money is expected to go up in smoke defending cigarette plain packaging in a secretive international tribunal. But costs will pile up if Australia loses on its first defence that Philip Morris indulged in cynical “venue
West Australian (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 15:54
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[Australia, Denmark] Holy smokes: parallel importation meets plain packaging

Allsop J found that Trojan’s application of the trade marks to the external TPP compliant packaging did fall under the section 123 defence and it was not liable for trade mark infringement. The case will have serious ramifications for controlling distri
Lexology (uk)
added Nov 2, 2015 09:16
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UPDATE 1-Indonesia brings fifth WTO challenge to Australia tobacco laws

Indonesia launched a complaint against Australia's stringent tobacco packaging laws on Friday, becoming the fifth country to raise the restrictions at the World Trade Organization.
Reuters
added Sep 23, 2013 12:17
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An analysis of smoking prevalence in Australia (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

The key findings are as follows: • Over the timeframe of the analysis, the data does not demonstrate that there has been a change in smoking prevalence following the introduction of plain packaging and larger health warnings despite an increase in the no
London Economics (uk)
added Nov 27, 2013 23:35
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[Australia] Plain cigarette packs whack

SUPERMARKETS will have three months to clear their stocks of branded cigarette packs or face penalties of up to $1.1 million in the new plain packaging rules.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 26, 2012 20:35
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[Canada] ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S RICHEST CITIZENS IS PREPARING TO TAKE ON BIG TOBACCO

on behalf of smokers as part of an unprecedented “assault” on the industry. Philanthropist and iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest...is privately seeking legal advice from some of Australia’s most expensive QCs. It’s understood the court action would be bas
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:22
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Australia's Plain Packaging Law Negatively Impacting Retailers

Australian retailers worried new regulations requiring plain packaging for tobacco products would affect their bottom line, and new research indicates they had a right to worry. Roy Morgan Research, based in Australia, found that increased administrative
Convenience Store News
added Mar 27, 2013 11:55
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