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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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Cuba Makes First WTO Dispute Targeting Australia Tobacco Rules

Cuba’s request for talks with Australia on the matter came May 3, according to an e-mail from the Geneva-based WTO today. If the two sides can’t resolve their differences in 60 days, Cuba may seek the establishment of a WTO dispute panel to rule on its c
Business Week/Bloomberg
added May 7, 2013 08:11
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[Australia, Ukraine] Canberra wards off tobacco protest ($$))

THE government has won the first round of its battle at the World Trade Organisation to keep tobacco plain packaging laws, but analysts warn it may yet face defeat.
The Australian (au)
added Sep 2, 2012 13:10
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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines] Chinese cigarette smugglers keep Southeast Asia lit

China is the world’s biggest supplier of tobacco products and source of most contraband shipments that reach many of Southeast Asia's estimated 122 million smokers
Asia Times
added Aug 24, 2017 04:29
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DS467: Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

The summary below was up-to-date at 13 February 2017
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added May 9, 2017 14:29
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[Asia, Philippines, Thailand] Govt sizes up Philip Morris WTO claim / Commerce staff deny opposing lawsuit

The government is not sure whether a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling cited by tobacco giant Philip Morris will have any impact on a lawsuit it is set to file against the firm. Philip Morris (Thailand) Limited (PMTL) is accused of making false decl
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 5, 2015 02:13
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UAE may ease the ban on sale of e-cigarettes

The document that was sent to the WTO and a copy of which is with Khaleej Times states that the objective of the regulation is to protect human health by ensuring that quality products are available in the market. Currently, the sale of e-cigarettes is
Kahlee Times (ae)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:30
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[Europe] UK Votes For Plain Packaging As Tobacco Cos. Vow Fight ($$)

British American Tobacco also said Wednesday that it would sue the U.K. government if the House of Lords backs the measure, according to its statement. It argued that the measure violates European Union trademark laws, World Trade Organization rules on i
Law360
added Mar 12, 2015 14:25
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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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[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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