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[Ireland] Tobacco producing countries will battle packs law

Tobacco producing nations are expected to challenge Ireland’s move to outlaw branded tobacco packaging, the new junior jobs minister has been warned by his department. Ireland will likely face a constitutional challenge and complaints to the World Trade
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 14, 2014 03:11
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[South Africa] S.Africa plans plain cigarette packaging by 2015 - minister

South Africa aims to force cigarette companies to sell products in plain packets by next year, despite an ongoing World Trade Organisation (WTO) investigation into Australia's ban on tobacco branding, the health minister said on Thursday.
Reuters
added Jul 30, 2014 09:38
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South Africa plans plain cigarette packaging by 2015: minister

South Africa aims to force cigarette companies to sell products in plain packets by next year, despite an ongoing World Trade Organisation (WTO) investigation into Australia's ban on tobacco branding, the health minister said on Thursday.
Reuters
added Jul 25, 2014 10:17
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Australia’s WTO plain cigarette packaging case: an update

The case is important because: it will determine the compatibility of the TPPA with Australia’s various international commitments and the interaction of these trade agreements with non-trade agreements such as the FCTC, and this dispute has the potential
Parliament of Australia (au)
added Jul 11, 2014 18:46
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[USA] US, Indonesia Stall WTO Clove Cigarette Arbitration ($$)

have requested a suspension to arbitration proceedings in the World Trade Organization in a dispute over the U.S. ban on clove cigarettes, the WTO disclosed Friday. The WTO released a communication from the arbitrator, dated Tuesday, saying it had grante
Law360
added Jul 1, 2014 03:48
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[Australia, Cuba] EDITORIAL: Branded smokes / Free-market capitalism finds a surprising and unexpected defense

The world is truly turned upside down when the likes of Canberra, Dublin, Westminster and Washington need a lesson in capitalism from mentors in Havana.
Washington Times
added Jun 22, 2014 20:33
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[Ireland] ROXON: Plain lessons from Australia

tobacco giants threw everything they could at us – legal threats, political pressure, advertising during our election campaign, front organisations and dodgy data....The bad news for Ireland is that your country can also expect that these tactics, and man
Irish Times (ie)
added Jun 21, 2014 14:13
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[Europe, USA] EU Wants In On Row Over Indonesia's Backlash To US Cig Ban ($$)

on Friday challenged Indonesia's decision not to let it participate as a third party at World Trade Organization compliance and arbitration proceedings over Indonesia's retaliation for a U.S. ban on clove cigarettes. ...the Family Smoking Prevention and T
Law360
added Jun 17, 2014 14:25
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[Australia] Packaging ‘makes no impact’ on smuggling

CUSTOMS has rejected Big ­Tobacco’s claim ... The Australian can reveal the new tactics being used by cigarette manufacturers to reposition the industry. The companies’ Digital Coding and Tracking Association sponsored a recent World Customs Organisatio
The Australian (au)
added Jun 4, 2014 08:11
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[Australia, New Zealand] SMITH / MACLENNAN: Trade accord carries health warning

We are doctors - one a specialist surgeon, one a specialist in palliative medicine. We spend our days, and sometimes our nights, helping people who have serious illness... We also have an ethical obligation to speak up when we see health and lives under t
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 13, 2014 16:39
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