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CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-UK court rejects Big Tobacco's appeal against plain packaging

BAT said the judgment contained a number of fundamental errors of law and the company was applying for leave to appeal the ruling, a spokesperson said. Japan Tobacco also said it intended to appeal but Philip Morris said it would not. Philip Morris sai
Reuters
added May 19, 2016 21:56
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[Kenya, South Africa] Amid Global Push For Tobacco Plain Packaging, IP And Health Rights Bog Down Africa

“There is not an ‘African’ response to plain packaging,” Marty Logan, communications manager of Framework Convention Alliance, an umbrella group of civil society organisations, based in Geneva, told Intellectual Property Watch. There are 44 African coun
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added May 19, 2016 20:33
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[UK] Tobacco Firms Lose Court Challenge Over Packaging

Mr Justice Green, who heard the case in December dismissed all grounds of the the challenge by four of the world's biggest firms. He said: "The regulations were lawful when they were promulgated by Parliament and they are lawful now in the light of the m
Sky News (uk)
added May 19, 2016 12:10
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[Cuba, Denmark, USA] BUZZ-Scandinavian Tobacco Group: the Cohiba question

The thawing of relations between Cuba and the US may be negative for...STG owns US-based General Cigar, which is locked in a long-running legal battle with a state-owned Cuban cigar company over the Cohiba trademark that both use for their products
Reuters
added May 17, 2016 17:46
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[Asia-pacific] Australia versus Philip Morris. How we took on big tobacco and won

"If we ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership transnational corporations based in the United States will gain an avenue to sue Australia. There's an exclusion for tobacco control measures, but no solid exclusion for other health measures."
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 17, 2016 14:04
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Case name Philip Morris Asia Limited (Hong Kong) v. The Commonwealth of Australia

This arbitration is conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules of 2010 pursuant to the Agreement between the Government of Hong Kong and the Government of Australia for the Promotion and Protection of Investments.
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 17, 2016 13:34
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Tobacco Product Master Files

This guidance provides recommendations to industry on tobacco product master files (TPMFs). TPMFs are used to permit the person that owns the TPMF (TPMF owner) to authorize other persons to rely on information in the TPMF to support a submission to FDA w
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 5, 2016 16:16
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[Europe] Pillbox 38 (UK) Ltd v The Secretary of State for Health: JUDGMENT OF THE COURT (Second Chamber)

the freedom to conduct a business does not constitute an unfettered prerogative, but must be examined in the light of its function in society (see, to that effect, judgment in Sky Österreich, C‑283/11, EU:C:2013:28, paragraph 45). 158 The freedom to c
Court of Justice of the European Communities (lu)
added May 4, 2016 14:53
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[Asia, India] Plan to ban tobacco FDI may singe cigarette companies

Shares of cigarette makers may drop on news that the government is working on a proposal to completely ban foreign direct investment (FDI) in the tobacco sector..."Basically, government is signalling a slow death to the tobacco sector. Clearly, such steps
Times of India
added Apr 26, 2016 13:59
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[New York] Cigarette company reports $8.5M in revenue, but deficits continue

Thomas James, vice president and general counsel, who told Business First the company has been in talks with university representatives, clinicians and researchers who want to partner with 22nd Century (NYSE MKT: XXII) on both tobacco and cannabinoid rese
Business First Of Buffalo
added Apr 18, 2016 21:58
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