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[Dominican Republic, Honduras] Australia's plain pack laws tested at critical WTO hearing

Tobacco-producing nations are making their last ditch attempts to prove that Australian plain packaging laws infringe World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements at a final hearing in front of the WTO dispute settlement panel. Starting today, and set to ru
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 29, 2015 07:38

Dominican Republic

Welcome to Philip Morris Dominicana, Philip Morris International’s (PMI) affiliate in the Dominican Republic. We are the largest tobacco company in the country and we are proud to have been able to offer quality products to Dominican adult smokers for mo
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Nov 13, 2012 11:25

[China, Dominican Republic] Caribbean Cigar Makers Turn to the European and Chinese Markets

Radhames Rodriguez is using a rare tobacco and special wrapper to roll 50,000 of his new premium cigars, the Pulita, in the Dominican Republic. U.S. aficionados shouldn’t get their hopes up though -- the limited-edition cigar won’t be on sale anywhere nea
Bloomberg News
added Aug 10, 2017 17:06

[South America/Caribbean] Dominican Republic to sell entire stake in tobacco emporium

President Danilo Medina on Monday authorized the sale of all of the government’s entire stake in the tobacco company La Tabacalera, through a call for tenders... "There’s abundant scientific evidence of (tobacco’s) severe damage to human health, since it
Dominican Today (do)
added Oct 6, 2014 17:01

Fuente General Manager Sam Méndez Found Dead In Dominican Republic

Longtime general manager for Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia., Samuel Carrasco Arturo Méndez, 44, was found dead yesterday. Reports say that he committed suicide via a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
Cigar Aficionado
added Apr 24, 2016 23:42

[Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Switzerland, UK, Ukraine] World Trade Organization panel to hear oral arguments on Australia tobacco plain packaging case from June 1-5, 2015

The hearing will take place at WTO in Geneva from 1st to 5th June 2015... There are five complainants that have each brought a claim to WTO: Ukraine, Honduras, Indonesia, Cuba and Dominican Republic. These five cases will be heard together next week. Toba
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:57

Press Release: The Dominican Republic Held Consultations With Australia in Its Dispute Before the World Trade Organization (WTO) 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 WTO obligations regarding intellectual property rights and trade in goods, and it will now carefully consider the next steps in its dispute.
added Oct 9, 2012 02:58

[Dominican Republic] Industry legend voices frustration that cigars 'tarred with same brush' as cigarettes in plain packa

The potential impact of plain packaging for tobacco products was the main motivation for hosting international journalists, mostly due to the $780 million that the cigar industry contributes to the Dominican Republic’s GDP...we spoke with Carlos Fuente Jr
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Mar 26, 2016 22:31

Dominican Republic Requests WTO Panel Over Australia’s Plain Packaging Law

The Republic asserts that the regulations will undermine its tobacco industry.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Nov 20, 2012 21:59

Dominican Republic Taps WTO In Australia Tobacco Logo Ban - Law360

The Dominican Republic on Wednesday brought a request for consultations at the World Trade Organization over Australia’s laws and regulations that impose trademark restrictions and other plain packaging requirements on tobacco products.
added Jul 18, 2012 23:51
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