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[Australia, Hong Kong, Ukraine, USA] MARTIN: Smoke signals: plans of Big Tobacco plain to see

on the question of an outside Investor State Dispute Settlement Mechanism the Howard government stood firm. The Gillard government is standing firm, too. The multinational nature of large Australian corporations means it would effectively be giving them
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 28, 2012 23:50
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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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[Australia] The Dominican Republic Requests WTO Panel Concerning Plain Packaging for Tobacco Products

the Dominican Republic requested the establishment of a panel under the dispute settlement procedures of the World Trade Organization ("WTO") challenging Australia's plain packaging measures for tobacco products. The Dominican Republic has asked that this
MarketWire
added Nov 13, 2012 11:31
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[Indonesia] When trade law meets public health evidence: the World Trade Organization and clove cigarettes

A recent trade dispute between the USA and Indonesia, overseen by the World Trade Organization, challenges piecemeal approaches to tobacco regulation.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2012 16:03
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[USA] Eyes on Trade: Will U.S. Face Trade Sanctions for Anti-Smoking Law?

As Deadline Passes for U.S. to Alter Law Curbing Teen Smoking, Ruled Against by WTO, Final Decision on Administration’s Anti-Smoking Policy Could Shift Back to WTO
Eyes on Trade (blog) (Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch (GTW))
added Jul 27, 2013 23:23
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Ukraine Files WTO Complaint over Australian Tobacco Law

Ukraine, which is looking for opportunites to expand its tobacco exports, has asked the World Trade Organization to cancel new cigarette pack design rules imposed by Australia, Kommersant Ukraine reported on Thursday.
RIA Novosti (Russian Information Agency) (ru)
added Mar 15, 2013 14:12
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Morning Trade: TOBACCO GROUP SLAMS WHO FOR MEDDLING IN TRADE RULES: When

Instead of the WHO regulating such issues, it should be left solely to the World Trade Organization to decide matters regarding trade between nations, Ulle said. He added that the JTI and other similar groups have goals in common with the FCTC and would
Politico
added Nov 7, 2016 22:07
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[Australia, Dominican Republic, New Zealand] WTO Hears Health, Economic Considerations Of Plain Packaging For Tobacco

In its meeting this week, the World Trade Organisation intellectual property committee heard again about the issue of plain packaging of tobacco products, as New Zealand is proposing to introduce such a regime in the country. Economic and health interest
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Mar 8, 2013 11:14
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