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[Europe] Plain packaging: ‘Brand-theft’ or better consumer protection?

The rising trend of imposing plain packaging on unhealthy products has raised eyebrows in the industry, which fears that its brands are under threat. The World Health Organisation, on the other hand, insists that the measure provides a long-term benefit
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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[Australia] WTO Official Expects Appeal to Landmark Tobacco Logo Case

expects countries will file an appeal in the landmark trade dispute over Australia’s tobacco plain-packaging rules. The WTO expects an appeal soon, Ujal Singh Bhatia, the chairman of the WTO appellate body, said in a speech published Tuesday on the body
Bloomberg News
added May 9, 2018 18:19
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Achieve Announces Patent Granted on Novel Formulation of Cytisine

Achieve Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHV), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company committed to the global development and commercialization of cytisine for smoking cessation, today announced that the UK Intellectual Property Office has granted Achieve a
PR Newswire
added May 9, 2018 14:12
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[Washington] Editorial: Makers of vaping liquid aiming sales at teens

In addition to its enforcement on packaging and its action against retailers selling JUUL and similar devices to youths, including online, the FDA should focus more scrutiny on the practice of using flavors and the names given to products to market e-cig
Everett (WA) Herald
added May 4, 2018 20:53
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[North Carolina] HISTORY-MAKER: William Cyrus Briggs

he came to town with plans to improve mechanized cigarette manufacturing. During those days, Duke’s American Tobacco Co. was the only company with a machine capable of producing cigarettes, making it difficult for other, smaller firms to compete.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 1, 2018 22:54
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ORTEGA SUES REYNOLDS OVER VIBE TRADEMARK

Ortega Premium Cigars has filed a lawsuit against Reynolds America, Inc. (RAI) over the latter’s use of the name Vibe. In a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Eddie Ortega, who is the sole owner of Ortega Prem
HalfWheel
added Apr 26, 2018 01:27
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Pfizer's smoking cessation drug Champix to face generic competitors in Korea

Korea’s Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board recently ruled in favor of 22 local drugmakers which had claimed that their generic copies of Champix -- slightly modified to use Varenicline salicylate instead of Varenicline tartrate as their main in
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 16, 2018 19:30
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[Australia] THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, THE PLAIN PACKAGING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, AND THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION

This article focuses upon the legal defence of Australia before the WTO Panel...Australia has provided a convincing case that plain packaging of tobacco products is compatible with the TRIPS Agreement 1994 – particularly the clauses relating to the aims a
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Apr 9, 2018 22:20
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Cannabis Strategic Announces New Cannabis Smoke Product - Halo Filter - Based on Patent Pending Technologies

Halo Filters will remove most of the components in cannabis smoke that cause harsh taste and significantly reduce the levels of harmful chemicals, heavy metals and other toxins, while maintaining optimum taste and cannabinoid levels.
PR Newswire
added Mar 30, 2018 01:05
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[Canada] Cannabis Companies Prepare Their Brands for Canadian Legalization

When the legislation arrives this summer, it will turn Canada into the first G7 nation to fully legalize the sale and use of cannabis for recreational purposes. It's a change which will vastly expand the Canadian cannabis industry, which is currently limi
PR Newswire
added Mar 30, 2018 01:05
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