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WTO could rule on Australia anti-tobacco law this year

After facing off in Friday's closed-door meeting of the World Trade Organization's dispute settlement body, Australia and its adversaries—Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia and Ukraine—agreed to fold five separate challenges into a single c
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 28, 2014 19:09

[Asia, Singapore] 10 more countries to support "Tobacco Free Generation" project

A project by the National Cancer Centre Singapore to push for a Tobacco-Free Generation (TFG) has garnered the support of 10 other countries in Asia. Eleven directors of leading cancer centres in Asia have come together to agree on a course of action to
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Apr 14, 2014 08:49

[Africa, South Africa, UK] BAT's smoke and mirrors war on rivals

SENSATIONAL recordings and documents show how South Africa’s largest JSE-listed company, cigarette giant British American Tobacco (BAT), appears to be committing “industrial espionage” on a grand scale, running a network of “agents” placed to spy inside
Business Day (za)
added Mar 30, 2014 10:58

[Australia] RIMMER: New Zealand, Plain Packaging, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The New Zealand Parliament should take note of the debate in the Australian Parliament over the plain packaging of tobacco products, and emulate the Australian legislative model of The Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 (Cth). The New Zealand Parliament sh (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Mar 28, 2014 13:23

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Australia Accepts Indonesia WTO Dispute On Tobacco Packaging; Calls For Five Disputes To Be Joined

Australia yesterday took the unusual move of agreeing to the first request by Indonesia to establish a World Trade Organization dispute panel against it. The ready acceptance of the panel request was an attempt by Australia to bring the some or all of th
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Mar 28, 2014 11:04

Global E-cigarette Market 2014-2018

The introduction of e-cigarettes in the Tobacco industry has found a way to lure a large number of smokers. E-cigarettes are being adopted among smokers who want to quit smoking tobacco but would like to continue vaping. Furthermore, e-cigarettes are beco
PR Newswire
added Mar 20, 2014 10:17

[Australia, Europe, USA] Germany opposes EU-US investor protection scheme

EU and US trade negotiators completed the fourth round of trade talks... Germany joined France in calling for controversial rules on investor rights to be left out...Campaigners point to a ongoing case brought by tobacco giant Philip Morris against the Au
added Mar 15, 2014 11:35

[Germany] Philip Morris International Urged to End Global Ad Campaign for Marlboro Cigarettes that Has Been Found to Target Youth

The organizations issued a new report detailing how the "Be Marlboro" campaign, which has spread to more than 50 countries, uses themes and images that appeal to youth. The report, titled "You’re the Target," was issued by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free K
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids International
added Mar 12, 2014 17:56

You're the Target: New Global Marlboro Campaign Found to Target Teens

A report issued March 12, 2014, by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and other international public health organizations exposes how Philip Morris International’s (PMI) ‘Be Marlboro’ marketing campaign uses themes and images that appeal to youth across t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids International
added Mar 12, 2014 17:54

[Indonesia] How advocacy defeated the organisers of Inter-tabac ASIA

Despite massive international protest in previous weeks, the corporation had insisted that the trade fair would go ahead. Instead, it was taught a lesson: the Bali police withdrew the permit and Westfalenhallen had to cancel the tobacco trade fair less t
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Mar 7, 2014 12:13
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