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[Philippines, Thailand] Thai response to WTO tobacco ruling probed

The Philippines is investigating reports that the Thai government has decided to indict executives of Philip Morris (Thailand) for allegedly under-declaring the value of cigarettes imported from the Philippines, as this move will undermine the ruling iss
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 2, 2013 14:31
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Indonesia joins WTO fight over Australia tobacco law

Indonesia on Friday joined a growing battle at the World Trade Organisation over Australia's landmark plain packaging rules for tobacco, the global body said. The WTO said that Indonesia had made a formal request for consultations with Australia on the
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 23, 2013 10:51
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[Australia and Oceania] Australia's plain tobacco packaging law at the WTO

So the underlying interests fighting Australia’s plain packaging law are not developing countries, farmers or workers but the global tobacco industry. Tobacco companies have brought direct and indirect claims against Australia in every tribunal possible,
The Conversation (au)
added May 15, 2013 19:55
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[Honduras, Singapore, Ukraine] Australia defiant on WTO cigarette challenge

Australia said Friday it would "vigorously defend" itself against complaints about its plan for plain cigarette packaging made by Honduras and Ukraine to the World Trade Organization
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 25, 2012 18:32
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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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[Australia, Malaysia] GILLARD: Tobacco's ugly truth must be uncovered | Julia Gillard

In Australia, 15,000 people die a year due to tobacco use. The fight has not been won yet, but our plain packaging policy works and should be defended ... Free trade equals more jobs and prosperity. Less smoking equals more people alive and healthy. Bot
Malaysia Sun (au)
added Dec 23, 2013 00:03
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Philip Morris International Welcomes Decision by World Bank Tribunal to Hear Treaty Challenge to Uruguay’s Excessive Tobacco Measures

At issue in this case are extreme and unnecessary restrictions imposed on the sale and packaging of tobacco products that conflict with Uruguay’s obligations under the treaty.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jul 23, 2013 11:56
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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, Burma/Myanmar, California] EDITORIAL: Bending to Big Tobacco

Anti-smoking organizations called the Obama administration's watered-down stance in trade talks a missed opportunity. They're correct. The ability of nations to control and restrict tobacco will become increasingly relevant as the tobacco industry uses
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Aug 24, 2013 19:51
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[Europe, Malawi] Tanzania: EU Tobacco Curbs Set to Hurt Developing Nations

TOBACCO exporters from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) including Malawi and Tanzania are likely to lose traditional markets after plans by the European Union (EU) to make cigarettes less attractive to new smokers. The measures are expected to impact ne
All-Africa.com
added Mar 19, 2013 01:13
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