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[Asia, Australia, India] International parliamentarians and doctors highlight warnings on tobacco packs

Parliamentarians from India and Australia met along with renowned Indian doctors to discuss the importance of larger pictorial health warnings in India and steps recommended to move towards plain packaging of tobacco products.
New (in)
added Dec 9, 2015 13:58

When a cigar is not just a cigar: the Australian Federal Court on implied consent of trade mark owners, authorised users, and parallel importation of tobacco products

STG and STG Australia filed a Federal Court application for an injunction against Trojan. STG alleged that Trojan infringed STG’s trade marks for the word marks CAFÉ CRÈME, HENRI WINTERMANS and LA PAZ, had engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct in bre
Lexology (uk)
added Dec 8, 2015 23:49

[Australia, Papua New Guinea] Drugs for quitting smoking may curb betel nut habit, researchers say

American researchers have found that medications which help people quit smoking may also help betel nut addicts kick the habit. Betel nut, or buai, is the fourth most used drug in the world after caffeine, alcohol and tobacco, with an estimated 600 mill
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 7, 2015 22:37

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Low smoking rate among kids worries big tobacco – Simon Chapman

First, critics assume the impacts of the law should have been evident immediately as it was implemented: as one colleague put it recently “within ten seconds of the law passing”. Second, they assume (but never actually state) that the impact of plain pac
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:21

[Australia] Tobacco giants battle to stop plain packets ($$)

FOUR of the world’s biggest tobacco companies will this week go to court to try to stop the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes. British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Philip Morris International and Japan Tobacco International say the g
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 6, 2015 23:31

[Australia, Europe, Luxembourg] Tobacco giants and Government in plain packaging showdown

The world’s biggest tobacco companies will this week start their High Court battle with the Government over plans to sell cigarettes in plain packets, a controversial law that the manufacturers argue deprives them of their property rights.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:40

[Australia] Social group for smokers who miss meeting up for a chat over coffee and a ciggie

Sue Crowe, 62, from Baulkham Hills, has penned an advertisement in her local paper The Hills Shire Times calling for women over 60 who miss having a cigarette at a cafe to join a social group to “buy a coffee, enjoy a smoke and get to know others”.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Dec 6, 2015 20:57

[Australia] Illegal plain pack cigarettes found across Sydney (PDF)

On the third anniversary of the introduction of plain packaging, British American Tobacco Australia (BATA) today revealed that a well-known illegal cigarette brand called Manchester is now being sold in olive green counterfeit cigarette packs. Previous
British American Tobacco (BAT) Australia
added Dec 4, 2015 22:23

[Australia] Scandinavian Tobacco Group Eersel BV v Trojan Trading Company Pty Ltd

STG claims that the respondent, Trojan Trading Company Pty Ltd (Trojan), has infringed registered Australian trade marks of STG Eersel for the word marks “CAFÉ CRÈME”, “HENRI WINTERMANS” and “LA PAZ” under the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth) (the Act) in resp
Australasian Legal Information Institute
added Dec 4, 2015 22:21

[Australia] LITTLE: Plain packaging celebrates its third birthday as France green-lights brand-free tobacco packs

it is important that the arguments made by trademark associations (and other interested parties on both sides of the debate) are heard and assessed in a dispassionate manner. Right now, though, it appears difficult for that to happen.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Dec 4, 2015 22:17
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