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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, Ukraine] The WTO battle over plain packaging: what happens next?

Once a panel has been set up – which will be made up of three independent panellists – it has six months in which to report to the parties. One or both parties can appeal, and the appellate body has between two and three months in which to report back.
Managing Intellectual Property Magazine (uk)
added Oct 3, 2012 07:09
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[Australia, Ukraine] WTO set to hear plain packaging dispute

The international lines have been drawn in the battle over Australia’s decision to force tobacco companies to present their products in plain packaging
Managing Intellectual Property Magazine (uk)
added Oct 3, 2012 07:07
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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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[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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