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[Europe, Switzerland, UK] Plain packaging battle escalates as WTO prepares for hearings on challenges to Australian regime

[PMI] has supplied World Trademark Review with an opinion from Lord Hoffman...who concludes that the UK’s recently enacted plain packaging regulations for tobacco products are unlawful and violate EU law.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:07
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[Switzerland] Uruguay Presents Defense Against Philip Morris Tobacco Lawsuit

Uruguay has presented a 500 page document to defend itself against an international lawsuit challenging the country's tough tobacco packaging regulations. The claim was brought by Philip Morris, the global tobacco giant, at the World Bank's International
CorpWatch
added Nov 12, 2014 11:13
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[Switzerland] FISHER: Philip Morris International Bets Big On The Future Of Smoking

So what Philip Morris International is doing from its Swiss headquarters is trying to help the world’s smokers get that fix in a way that a) doesn’t eventually kill half of them, and b) replicates the aspects of smoking that got a lot of them hooked in t
Forbes
added May 28, 2014 23:43
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[Australia and Oceania, Switzerland] Australiaâ's Anti-Smoking Campaign Threatens Global Success Of Tobacco Industry: WTO Legal Battle Continues

Australia's tobacco policy fight is one of the biggest legal battles in public health, recently gaining new opposition from two top academic lawyers. The legal experts presented their arguments at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, in an effort to overtur
Medical Daily
added Jul 14, 2013 10:42
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[Switzerland, USA] McMORRIS: Big Tobacco Goes Soft / Phillip Morris International wants you to quit smoking

Inside The Cube, 430 research and development staffers scurry about trying to save the world's 1 billion smokers... Sweanor posits that smoking is no longer a death sentence...The FDA does not see it that way. The descent of the dread cancer stick has coi
Washington Free Beacon
added Sep 4, 2017 12:09
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[Europe, Switzerland, UK] Swiss-based tobacco giant appeals to EU court »

The new measures, adopted on April 3rd, cover labelling, ingredients, tracking and tracing, e-cigarettes, cross-border sales and herbal products for smoking. Philip Morris said it had filed suit in Britain because the country's courts have "proven to be
The Local (ch)
added Jun 29, 2014 02:53
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[Switzerland] More evidence e-cigs may help in quitting tobacco

Electronic cigarette users followed over a year reduced or quit using tobacco cigarettes in large numbers and were less prone to resume smoking, at least in the short term. Experts continue to debate whether or not "e-cigs" are smoking-cessation tools or
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2013 21:42
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[Switzerland] Marlboro Man Dons Lab Coat to Find Next Big Tobacco Hit

still looking for their holy grail -- a product that will hook nicotine-craving smokers like conventional cigarettes, without the health downfalls. Such an item could reignite stocks in the $760 billion industry, which have stagnated over the past 12 mont
Bloomberg News
added Oct 11, 2013 11:46
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[Switzerland] Investor-State Tribunal Dismisses Philip Morris Case Against Uruguay Cigarette Packaging

“trademarks being property, their use by the registered owner is protected,” said the tribunal. This meant that the tobacco company had “property rights regarding their trademarks capable of being expropriated.” Observing that Philip Morris’ brand and “
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:55
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[Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Switzerland, UK, Ukraine] World Trade Organization panel to hear oral arguments on Australia tobacco plain packaging case from June 1-5, 2015

The hearing will take place at WTO in Geneva from 1st to 5th June 2015... There are five complainants that have each brought a claim to WTO: Ukraine, Honduras, Indonesia, Cuba and Dominican Republic. These five cases will be heard together next week. Toba
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:57
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