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[Asia, Pakistan] Increase in size of GHW: leading cigarette firm warns of shortfall in revenue collection

Managing Director for Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited, said that such ad hoc initiatives will negatively impact the projected future government revenue growth and contribution.
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Feb 25, 2015 10:09

High Court Hands Win to Cuban Firm Over Use of Cohiba Brand Name in U.S.

The high court refused to hear an appeal by U.S. firm General Cigar seeking to overturn a ruling issued last June by a federal appeals court that found in favor of Cubatabaco.
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Feb 24, 2015 15:55


we are asking a neutral body for a fair hearing of our claims on the merits, as guaranteed by the agreement signed by Australia.... PMI supports thousands of tobacco regulations worldwide, but an arbitrary mandate to censor trademarks, which have been use
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 24, 2015 12:54

[Europe, UK] GRIFFITHS: Action on smoking and health

tobacco industry must certainly be aware of the weaknesses of its article 17 claim. Nevertheless, it seems to hope that fear of the alleged consequences of a violation of the charter will sap the will of lawmakers and, at the very least, delay the introdu
Law Gazette (uk)
added Feb 23, 2015 12:54

[Australia, Ireland] War on smoking: Plain facts light up cigarette battle

For one of the country's leading anti-smoking campaigners, Dr Ross Morgan, 'standardised packaging' as he prefers to call it and featuring the sort of shocking health images that have been on packs in Australia since 2012, will help to reduce the smoking
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:58

[Ireland] Irish government ‘not intimidated’ by plain packaging legal threat

The Irish government has vowed to press on with its plan to implement plain packaging legislation for cigarettes despite facing a potential legal challenge from tobacco multinational Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Ireland.
World Intellectual Property Review (uk)
added Feb 20, 2015 13:46

[Ireland] Tobacco firm issues new legal threat over State plans

Irish firm John Player has warned both the ministers for health and children that they will be hauled before the courts if the proposals are passed into law. In a letter through solicitors McCann Fitzgerald, the firm states that the legislation would "u
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 20, 2015 04:07

[Ireland, USA] BEESLEY: Big Tobacco's argument against plain packaging is deeply flawed / Suggestion of a threat to intellectual property is nonsense; this is about saving lives

Documents seen by The Irish Times in December 2013 showed how the then governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell, had written to Kenny urging him to reject plain packs. McDonnell said there were other proven ways to regulate the industry based on “sound scienc
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 20, 2015 03:42

Will The FDA Ever Get Around To New Warning Labels For Cigarettes?

the agency “will undertake research to support a new rulemaking consistent with the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.” You may have noticed that the FDA rep specifically used the words “will undertake research,”
The Consumerist (blog)
added Feb 19, 2015 09:15

[Ireland] Senator calls for 99% tax on tobacco profits amid legal threat

A leading oncologist and Senator has called for a 99% tax on the profits of tobacco companies - if they pursue their threats of legal action against the State.... Professor John Crown has welcomed the news, and said the Government should do more to chall
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 18, 2015 20:39
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