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[Hong Kong] Tobacco plain packaging laws: the Australian experience

The Australian Government did not acquire any proprietary benefit from the imposition of the TPP Act on the plaintiffs. Accordingly the constitutional challenge to the TPP Act failed. ...Philip Morris Asia (incorporated in Hong Kong) allegedly only purcha
Mondaq
added Dec 21, 2014 20:12
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[Malaysia] M'sia said to have backed down on TPP stance

The Bantah TPP agreement organisation expressed disappointment ... Mohd Nizam said based on leaked negotiation documents and reports from Wikileaks, Hufftington Post and Inside US Trade, it is apparent that Malaysia has weakened its stance on tobacco and
The Malaysian Reserve (my)
added Dec 16, 2013 02:26
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Big Tobacco's Pacific Trade-Pact Fight

The battle is part of a “true David-and-Goliath fight going on, with tobacco companies wanting to impose legal costs on governments and discourage them from moving forward on plain packaging,” says Chris Bostic, deputy director for policy at Action on Sm
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 15, 2013 02:55
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[Ireland] E-cigarette company up in smoke

Healthier Smoker is being shut down a few months after promising a raft of new staff hires at its Waterford factory and unveiling multimillion-euro expansion plans. The fledgling “vaping specialist” and producer of E-cigarette liquids will be wound up aft
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Sep 2, 2014 14:09
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Big Tobacco Tries to Snuff Out T-Shirt Artist

Skylar Shatz smoked Marlboro Reds for a decade .. has designed a T-shirt reminding people that cigs are deadly. He hasn’t sold many shirts, but Shatz has gotten serious interest from one really big name: Philip Morris. The tobacco giant sent Shatz a bit
Vocativ
added Jun 30, 2014 13:02
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[Australia, UK] Plain packaging: the lessons learned so far

Given the importance of plain packaging to brands in general many will want the UK government to heed calls for a specific public consultation on the IP implications of the policy before taking its final decision.
Lexology (uk)
added May 13, 2014 16:32
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[UK, USA] Imperial Tobacco goes after e-cigarette competitors

has decided to take on three of the most powerful e-cigarette heavyweights in America by way of a lawsuit alleging patent infringement. A lawsuit has been filed against manufacturers Blu, NJoy, and Logic. The three combined hold approximately 80% of the A
Bdaily Ltd (Business News Network) (uk)
added Mar 28, 2014 14:19
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Canada set to join plain packaging fray as international momentum grows

The newly elected Liberal government in Canada has vowed to pursue an “activist” healthcare agenda, and has confirmed that plain packaging is a “top priority”. Canada has often been ahead of other countries with respect to restrictions on tobacco marketi
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 15:38
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[UK, USA] Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) Spared From ecig Lawsuit

has been spared from the lawsuit, as this company is known to develop the technology for the ecigarettes internally. The lawsuit will affect Lorillard Inc as it offers a brand called the blue Cigs, NJoyInc, Ballantyne Brands LLC at Charlotte as well as M
Financial Trends
added Mar 13, 2014 17:00
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[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco companies fight

A Kenyan firm, Mastermind Tobacco Kenya (MTK Ltd) through its subsidiary Continental Tobacco Uganda (CTU Ltd), is accusing Uganda of using the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to block it from using Uganda as a transit for its ‘Supermatch’ branded cigarett
The Independent (ug)
added May 26, 2013 02:06
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