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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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[Australia] WTO Will Probe US-China Subsidies, Aussie Tobacco Logos ($$)

The World Trade Organization's dispute resolution body launched investigations into two major trade fights Friday, setting up panels to decide the legality of both Australia's strict trademark restrictions on cigarette labeling and
Law360
added Oct 2, 2012 13:21
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[Australia, Guatemala, Ukraine] dispute settlement - the disputes - DS434

On 14 August 2012, Ukraine requested the establishment of a panel. At its meeting on 31 August 2012, the DSB deferred the establishment of a panel.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Sep 28, 2012 23:04
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[Australia] Plain packaging architect 'thrilled' as WTO upholds tobacco laws

Nicola Roxon, the woman credited with spearheading an unprecedented win over 'big tobacco', has hailed a World Trade Organization decision on Australia's plain packaging laws a victory for public health policy.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 9, 2017 21:51
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[Australia] No Decision On WTO Plain Packaging Dispute Before May 2017 ($$)

The much-awaited decision of the World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body on Australia’s law requiring that tobacco products be sold in plain packages, challenged by four countries, has been postponed and is now expected “not before May 2017.”
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Dec 9, 2016 14:19
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[Dominican Republic, Honduras] Australia's plain pack laws tested at critical WTO hearing

Tobacco-producing nations are making their last ditch attempts to prove that Australian plain packaging laws infringe World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements at a final hearing in front of the WTO dispute settlement panel. Starting today, and set to ru
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 29, 2015 07:38
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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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