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[Australia] France Proposes Tough Antismoking Measures

Tobacconists and cigarette producers in France reacted angrily ... “They aren’t attacking the problem of smoking; they are attacking a network of 27,000 small businesses.”... “We are not an island like Australia,” said Eric Sensi, corporate affairs dire
New York Times
added Sep 25, 2014 18:27

Intellectual Property and the E-cigarette Boom

With its rapid growth and ongoing technical innovation, the e-cigarette industry is exciting to watch. Intellectual property protections already have proven crucial to this industry, as shown by the past and ongoing patent litigation, as well as the expl
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Sep 25, 2014 17:44

Tabac : le paquet de cigarettes «neutre» sans logo bientôt en France [Tobacco: the cigarette pack "neutral" without logo soon in France]

EXCLUSIVE - The head of state wants to hit hard while more than a quarter of the French smoke. Tobacco companies may cons-attack by lawsuits. The electronic cigarette will not be taxed, but better managed.
Les Echos (fr)
added Sep 24, 2014 11:32

France hopes to say 'adieu' to cig branding

France's plan is to make all cigarette packets plain, with no logos or distinct packaging, instead showing shocking images and health warnings designed to put off young would-be smokers, Les Echos reported on Wednesday.
The Local France (fr)
added Sep 24, 2014 11:15

HAYES: E-cigarettes underutilized for smoking cessation

Reporter was commissioned to write this in-depth article. / According to Noah Minskoff... they could change the smoking cessation game – if the current models were up to par / Minskoff, M.D. owns a number of patents connected to e-cigarette technology. H
Metro International
added Sep 23, 2014 11:37

[Australia] FRENCH: Investor-State Dispute Settlement — A Cut Above the Courts?

This paper concerns the use of those processes by private investors to bring claims against countries which are parties to bilateral investment treaties ('BITs') or free trade agreements ('FTAs'). Its focus is on the tension that can exist between those
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:45

22nd Century Group Enters Cannabis Space

Joseph Pandolfino, Founder and CEO of 22nd Century Group, stated, “The main reason 22nd Century was attracted to Anandia’ s proprietary technology is that it gives us a level of exclusivity in the cannabinoid biosynthetic pathway in cannabis similar to w
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2014 18:00

[Ireland] Japanese tobacco firm halts legal action against Waterford firm

halted its legal proceedings against Healthier Smoker Ltd (HSL) after the Waterford-based firm’s liquidator agreed on Tuesday to destroy all products and materials within its control that infringe the multibillion tobacco giant’s property rights. Darren F
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:19

Philip Morris Fuming About Uruguay's Graphic Cigarette Packaging To The Tune Of $25M

These scary snapshots were meant to reduce smoking – and it appears to be working, especially with pregnant women – but they have also drawn the ire of cigarette giant Philip Morris International. The Richmond, Virginia-based company believes that Urugu
Fox News
added Sep 18, 2014 07:40

[Switzerland] AUDIO: Philip Morris Sues Uruguay Over Graphic Cigarette Packaging

The lawsuit is based on a 1991 trade agreement between Uruguay and Switzerland, where the company is located. The cigarette manufacturer says Uruguay is violating its promise to respect intellectual property rights. Studies have found that such gruesome
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:38
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