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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] The Dominican Republic challenges Aust plain packaging

The Dominican Republic remains concerned that Australia's measures are not consistent with its WTO obligations regarding intellectual property rights and trade in goods, and it will now carefully consider the next steps in its dispute
Voxy (nz)
added Oct 2, 2012 11:05
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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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[Australia and Oceania, South America/Caribbean] Ukraine, Honduras revive tobacco dispute with Australia at WTO

The move sets the wheels in motion on a legal dispute widely seen as a test case for tobacco control around the world, with health ministries pitted against cigarette firms such as British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Philip Morris and Japan Toba
Reuters
added Sep 14, 2013 08:55
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Thailand dragging feet on WTO order to remove unfair tobacco taxes, DTI says

The Philippines has expressed disappointment over Thailand's failure to comply with the World Trade Organization's (WTO) ruling on the latter's unfair tobacco taxes.
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jul 30, 2013 05:00
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