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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Indonesia Challenges Australian Cigarette Packaging Laws ($$)

Indonesia joined four other tobacco-producing nations in challenging Australian health laws requiring tobacco products to be plainly packaged to make them less appealing, in the latest dispute between the two neighbors.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 15, 2014 16:03
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[Australia] No WTO judgment in tobacco packaging dispute until at least 2016

will not rule on a legal challenge to Australia's landmark tobacco packaging laws until at least the first half of 2016, the panel of judges said on Tuesday, a delay that could slow anti-tobacco laws elsewhere.
Reuters
added Oct 14, 2014 13:15
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[USA] US-Indonesia Clove Deal Comes Into Focus As WTO Signs Off

Notifications from the U.S. WTO delegation and the arbitrator in the dispute confirmed that Indonesia had indeed withdrawn its pending motions in the long-running fight. Word of the settlement began to trickle out on Monday, with sources saying the ban o
Law360
added Oct 10, 2014 02:51
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[USA] US, Indonesia Call Truce In WTO Clove Cigarette Fight

Under the agreement...the U.S. will keep in place the ban on cloves and other flavored cigarettes, which launched a 2010 WTO complaint from Indonesia, but will not erect any unjustifiable barrier to the country's other products, the source said.
Law360
added Oct 10, 2014 02:44
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[Indonesia, USA] WATSON: As Expected, WTO Clove Cigarette Case Goes Nowhere

American refusal to comply with global trade rules against regulatory protectionism is both unfortunate and, in this case, unsurprising. There were two basic ways that the U.S. government could have come into compliance: 1) by dropping the ban on cloves
Cato Institute
added Oct 8, 2014 14:45
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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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