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[Australia] World: US Chamber of Commerce and Big Tobacco

While Burson-Marsteller continues to work on many contentious issues, in 2010 it ceased working with clients operating in the tobacco industry, and has publicly criticised the chamber’s advocacy on behalf of big tobacco.... As WHO Director General Dr Mar
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jul 29, 2015 16:21

[Australia] TRANSCRIPT: British American Tobacco Half - year results 2015 Nicandro Durante , Chief Executive

plain package in Australia was implemented in December 2012. If you look at the results of 2013 and 2014 and the first half of 2015, you'll see it has not achieved the public health goals that the government set for themselves.
MerchantCantos (uk)
added Jul 29, 2015 16:10

[UK] ‘Plain Packaging’ of Tobacco Lawsuit Likely to Be Heard in December

BAT) expects its legal challenge to the implementation of "plain packaging" of tobacco in Britain to be heard in court in December..."whatever the decision, there will likely be appeals."
Voice of America (
added Jul 29, 2015 12:00

[Asia-pacific] INTERVIEW-Australia happy with Pacific trade progress, draws line on sugar

As the talks near completion, Australia, which has been sued by Marlboro maker Philip Morris over tobacco plain packaging laws, was still reserving the right to seek an exception from a chapter letting foreign companies sue governments over damage to inv
added Jul 29, 2015 11:35

Australia faces $50m legal bill in cigarette plain packaging fight with Philip Morris

And that is just for the first stage. If in September the three-person extraterritorial tribunal decides Australia has a case to answer, the hearing will move on to substantive matters and the bills will become far bigger. The West Australian newspaper
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:36

France shrugs off the smoking ban

A bill before parliament proposes forcing tobacco companies to use neutral packaging for cigarettes in place of colourful branding. It would also ban smoking in playgrounds in public parks, and in cars with passengers under the age of 12. It even takes a
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:31

[Australia] Will diseased livers soon be plastered on beer bottles? Lawyer claims fast food and alcohol will be next to feature graphic cigarette packet-style health warnings

Benjamin Rubinstein, a senior partner at law firm Herbert Smith Freehills, said changes to tobacco labelling often preceded changes to packaging on other products, Fairfax reported. Mr Rubinstein said health warnings on alcohol and junk food could be int
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:25

[Hong Kong] Tobacco giant sues Australia

More than $50 million of taxpayer money is expected to go up in smoke defending cigarette plain packaging in a secretive international tribunal. But costs will pile up if Australia loses on its first defence that Philip Morris indulged in cynical “venue
West Australian (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 15:54

[Australia, Malaysia] The Trans-Pacific Partnership issues in-depth

U.S. trade officials proposed to address the issue within the TPP by agreeing that measures taken to protect human, animal or plant life or health would not violate the agreement as long as they not disguised trade barriers. Washington also proposed requi
added Jul 27, 2015 11:23

[Asia-pacific, Australia] PROWSE: No, the TPP Does Not Threaten State Sovereignty

the Hong Kong Agreement does not include explicit ISDS safeguards, which have been written into Australia’s more recent agreements....strengthens the point that strong ISDS provisions need to be written into investment treaties and agreements.
The Diplomat (jp)
added Jul 27, 2015 11:08
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