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[Australia, Cuba, Dominican Republic] Dispute Settlement Body, Summary of the meeting, 25 April 2014

The Dominican Republic requested for the second time the establishment of a panel to examine this dispute. The Dominican Republic was of the view that Australia’s plain packaging measures failed to have the desired health effects and were detrimental to
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Apr 28, 2014 14:20
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[Australia] THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, THE PLAIN PACKAGING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, AND THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION

This article focuses upon the legal defence of Australia before the WTO Panel...Australia has provided a convincing case that plain packaging of tobacco products is compatible with the TRIPS Agreement 1994 – particularly the clauses relating to the aims a
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Apr 9, 2018 22:20
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KERR: Australia’s warning to Canada: Plain tobacco packages can backfire

Australian customs and police are struggling to control a tobacco black market that has reached record size... “The Australian government finds itself in an embarrassing situation having trumpeted its policy only to find that despite all the rhetoric tha
Financial Post (ca)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:22
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[Australia, Caribbean, Cuba, Honduras, Indonesia, Peru, Ukraine] DISPUTE SETTLEMENT: THE DISPUTES: Tobacco

DS227 Peru — Taxes on Cigarettes (Complainant: Chile) 1 March 2001 / DS434 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging (Complainant: Ukraine) 13 March 2012
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:01
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The Dominican Republic Highlights Impact of Australia's Plain Packaging Legislation

"By stripping our brands and trademarks from packaging, the policy precludes our tobacco producers from differentiating their premium products from competitors in the marketplace, which has been extremely detrimental to our industry," said Dr. Katrina Na
GlobeNewswire
added Dec 1, 2014 18:16
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Press release: The Dominican Republic successfully requests the establishment of a WTO panel to examine the WTO compatibility of Australia’s Plain Packaging Laws

This brings to five the total number of WTO complaints against Australia’s plain packaging measures, as WTO panels have already been established in the past for Ukraine, Honduras, and Indonesia.
Hugin (no)
added Apr 28, 2014 19:05
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[Australia and Oceania, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Ukraine] Australia demands opponents stop stalling WTO tobacco case

Australia asked five countries challenging its tobacco policies on Wednesday to stop delaying the progress of their cases at the World Trade Organization and took the unusual step of speeding up one of the complaints against itself. Indonesia, Ukraine, C
Reuters
added Mar 26, 2014 17:13
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[Malaysia] Tobacco snuffed out in TPPA

In a victory for the anti-tobacco lobby, Malaysia has decided to remove tobacco from the list of goods that can be brought into the country under the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said t
Sun Daily (my)
added Aug 18, 2013 12:02
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[Europe, USA] EU AMBASSADOR'S REPLY LETTER TO U.S. SENATORS ON TOBACCO PRODUCTS DIRECTIVE (PDF)

All measures proposed, whose main objective -- from a health perspective -- is discouraging young people from starting to use tobacco, are nondiscriminatory, proportionate to the legitimate health objectives pursued, and underpinned by scientific evidence
Law360
added Jun 9, 2013 15:42
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Philip Morris International Nominated to Corporate Hall of Shame

Philip Morris International (PMI) has scored a well-deserved nomination to Corporate Accountability International's 2012 Corporate Hall of Shame for its legal bullying of countries that have adopted strong measures to reduce tobacco use.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 7, 2012 13:30
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