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In Big Win for Global Health, Australia Defeats Philip Morris Challenge to Its Plain Cigarette Packaging Law

and a growing number of countries are considering doing so. Today’s ruling adds to the momentum behind this innovative strategy to reduce tobacco use and the six million deaths it causes worldwide each year.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 18, 2015 19:28

[Singapore] Australia successfully defends plain packaging against Philip Morris legal challenge

Cancer Council Victoria CEO, Mr Todd Harper said the tobacco industry must accept the will of the courts, the will of the Australian people and stop standing in the way of the health of future generations. "This is the second victory against the tobacco
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Dec 18, 2015 17:28

[Australia, New Zealand, Singapore] Tobacco Industry nightmare, now a reality - ASH

ASH) congratulate the Australian Government on their stand to back themselves and their decision on implementing Plain Pack Cigarettes, and now (as expected) have won their case against the tobacco industry. The tribunal made a unanimous decision agreein
Voxy (nz)
added Dec 18, 2015 16:48

[Australia, New Zealand, Singapore] NZNO calls for tobacco plain packaging in NZ

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is delighted to see that the Australian Government has won the legal case brought against them by tobacco giant Philip Morris over plain packaging laws. Philip Morris was attempting to sue the Australian Governm
Voxy (nz)
added Dec 18, 2015 16:47

[New Zealand, Singapore] Australia welcomes plain cigarette packaging win

Health advocacy groups are calling for the Government to move ahead on plain packaging of tobacco after a victory by the Australian Government against tobacco company Philip Morris on the issue. However, no movement to introduce plain packaging is likely
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Dec 18, 2015 16:47

[Singapore] Philip Morris Loses Latest Case Against Australia Cigarette-Pack Laws

Philip Morris has lost a protracted and costly international legal battle with Australia over laws requiring its products to be sold without brand logos, in a ruling that could embolden more countries to follow suit. Philip Morris Asia Ltd challenged Aus
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 18, 2015 16:42

[Australia, Singapore] AUDIO: Aust Govt wins case against tobacco giant Philip Morris over plain packaging laws

Imogen Brennan is speaking here to Professor Tania Voon, a specialist in trade at the Melbourne Law School. TANIA VOON: Philip Morris was essentially arguing that this violated its investment protections, that it was contrary to Australia's investment o
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 18, 2015 16:41

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] FITZGERALD: Australia’s plain packaging win over Philip Morris should take the heat off ISDS

we can now demonstrate that these cases proceed according to fairly standard legal processes. Claims that such tribunals are not bound by precedent, and therefore not bound to follow the ordinary legal process are incorrect. That claim discloses a misunde
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 18, 2015 16:38

[Singapore] Australian government wins plain packaging case against Philip Morris Asia

The federal government has won its case against tobacco giant Philip Morris Asia challenging Australia's tobacco plain-packaging laws. It means the former Gillard government's plain-packaging laws, introduced in 2011, will remain in place. The tribunal
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 18, 2015 15:41

[Singapore] Philip Morris Asia Limited Comments on Tribunal’s Decision to Decline Jurisdiction in Arbitration Against Commonwealth of Australia Over Plain Packaging

There is nothing in today’s outcome that addresses, let alone validates, plain packaging...It is regrettable that the outcome hinged entirely on a procedural issue that Australia chose to advocate instead of confronting head on the merits of whether plain
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Dec 18, 2015 15:34
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