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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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[USA] Indonesia to Seek Compensation From US in Tobacco Spat

Indonesia will seek compensation from the United States for pulling its clove cigarettes from shelves despite a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling that deemed the ban discriminatory. Indonesia’s trade ministry said it had lost between $200 million an
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 31, 2013 12:05
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SIMON/STEWART: Merchant of Death Steps Down: A Look at the Deadly Work of Philip Morris International's Outgoing CEO Louis Camilleri

During his tenure, nearly 30 million people died from tobacco-related causes globally. When will the tobacco industry’s largest player stop obstructing public policy in nations that are trying to save lives and reduce suffering among their citizens? With
AlterNet.org
added May 14, 2013 11:55
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[Australia, New Zealand, USA] TDM 5 (2012) - Legal Issues in Tobacco Control

Cigarettes, TPP, and the Wisdom of Product-Specific Rules in Trade Deals / The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control as an International Standard under the TBT Agreement?
Transnational Dispute Management (TDM) (nl)
added Nov 8, 2012 11:21
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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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CHAPMAN: World Trade Organisation gives Australia’s plain tobacco packs the (draft) thumbs up

Restrictions and regulations on tobacco packaging need to be seen against this background and against the exceptionally deadly and addictive status of tobacco – a product which sees two in three of its long-term users die prematurely. In this, tobacco i
The Conversation (au)
added May 5, 2017 18:18
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH asks WTO to force Thailand to comply on cigarette import ruling

The move was prompted by a legal action taken by the Thai government against Philip Morris Thailand which imports cigarettes from its Philippine affiliate. This was viewed by the Philippines as inconsistent with the WTO decision that ruled against Thail
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:47
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[Australia] Tobacco Plain Packaging Divides WTO At IP Council Meeting ($$)

The Council for Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, which consists of all WTO members, debated the Australian tobacco labeling law at meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday in Geneva, Switzerland. On one side, countries like Indonesia, Cuba
Law360
added Mar 1, 2014 17:55
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Honduras Revives Australian Tobacco Packaging Law Dispute ($$)

The government of Honduras has renewed its fight against Australia’s rules imposing trademark restrictions and other plain packaging requirements on tobacco products and is poised to establish a World Trade Organization panel to hear its arguments, accord
Law360
added Sep 18, 2013 00:51
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