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[Dominican Republic, South America/Caribbean, USA] Irony: Dominicans shun tobacco despite being major growers

Ironically Dominicans are the U.S. Latinos which smoke the least, despite the fact their country figures among the world’s leading tobacco producers, says a study by the Yeshiva University’s School of Medicine, in Manhattan. Citing data from the Centers
Dominican Today (do)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:59
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[Australia, Dominican Republic, New Zealand] WTO Hears Health, Economic Considerations Of Plain Packaging For Tobacco

In its meeting this week, the World Trade Organisation intellectual property committee heard again about the issue of plain packaging of tobacco products, as New Zealand is proposing to introduce such a regime in the country. Economic and health interest
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Mar 8, 2013 11:14
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Dominican Republic Requests the Establishment of World Trade Organization Panel Over Australian Plain Packaging

Today, the Dominican Republic requested that the Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) establish a WTO panel to assess the WTO consistency of Australia's plain packaging measures for tobacco products, which came into effect in Aust
Yahoo! Finance
added Dec 17, 2012 17:43
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[Australia, Dominican Republic] Plain packaging challenge spreads

The WTO announced overnight that the Dominican Republic, a leading cigar exporter, had joined Honduras and Ukraine in claiming that the plain packaging legislation breached Australia's commitments under global trade rules.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:56
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[Australia, Cuba, Dominican Republic] Dispute Settlement Body, Summary of the meeting, 25 April 2014

The Dominican Republic requested for the second time the establishment of a panel to examine this dispute. The Dominican Republic was of the view that Australia’s plain packaging measures failed to have the desired health effects and were detrimental to
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Apr 28, 2014 14:20
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The Dominican Republic Highlights Impact of Australia's Plain Packaging Legislation

"By stripping our brands and trademarks from packaging, the policy precludes our tobacco producers from differentiating their premium products from competitors in the marketplace, which has been extremely detrimental to our industry," said Dr. Katrina Na
GlobeNewswire
added Dec 1, 2014 18:16
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Press release: The Dominican Republic successfully requests the establishment of a WTO panel to examine the WTO compatibility of Australia’s Plain Packaging Laws

This brings to five the total number of WTO complaints against Australia’s plain packaging measures, as WTO panels have already been established in the past for Ukraine, Honduras, and Indonesia.
Hugin (no)
added Apr 28, 2014 19:05
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[Australia and Oceania, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Ukraine] Australia demands opponents stop stalling WTO tobacco case

Australia asked five countries challenging its tobacco policies on Wednesday to stop delaying the progress of their cases at the World Trade Organization and took the unusual step of speeding up one of the complaints against itself. Indonesia, Ukraine, C
Reuters
added Mar 26, 2014 17:13
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[Dominican Republic] COUILLARD: Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship

The ultimate goal of World No Tobacco Day 2013 is to contribute to protect present and future generations not only from these devastating health consequences, but also against the social, environmental and economic scourges of tobacco use.
Dominican Today (do)
added May 24, 2013 16:41
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Dominican Republic, Australia hold talks in tobacco spat

The Dominican Republic has held consultations with Australia in its dispute regarding Australia's measures mandating the plain packaging of tobacco products. The Dominican Republic remains concerned that Australia's measures are not consistent with its WT
Dominican Today (do)
added Oct 1, 2012 17:01
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