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[Europe, USA] McCONNELLL TOBACCO LETTER TO EU (PDF)

pursue future tobacco control legislation without the input of the European Parliament or citizens of the European Union, which raises regulatory process concerns. It will also authorize EU Member States to adopt their own restrictions (such as eliminati
Law360
added Jun 8, 2013 17:25
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Plainly Constitutional: The Upholding of Plain Tobacco Packaging by the High Court of Australia (PDF)

While each legal challenge is pursued and decided in its own context and its own way, no challenge to tobacco control measures takes place in isolation, not least because of the FCTC, a global treaty with 176 Parties, each having committed, under interna
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (au)
added May 19, 2013 14:12
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[Thailand] Big cigarette warnings draw dissent

The Department of Intellectual Property and the International Trademark Association have jointly issued a complaint to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Public Health Minister Pradit Sintawanarong. They pointed out that the new adjustment contraven
Bangkok Post (th)
added Mar 12, 2013 12:46
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[Australia] WTO Delays Ruling In High-Stakes Tobacco Packaging Battle ($$)

will not issue a ruling on whether Australia's "plain packaging" tobacco law usurps foreign companies' intellectual property rights until May, according to WTO documents circulated Tuesday, delaying a decision that was slated to arrive by the end of 2016.
Law360
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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[Europe, Switzerland, UK] Plain packaging battle escalates as WTO prepares for hearings on challenges to Australian regime

[PMI] has supplied World Trademark Review with an opinion from Lord Hoffman...who concludes that the UK’s recently enacted plain packaging regulations for tobacco products are unlawful and violate EU law.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:07
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France Notifies WTO Of New Tobacco Labeling Requirements Aimed At Preventing Pregnant Women From Smoking ($$)

World Trade Online [Inside U.S. Trade]
added Feb 10, 2015 22:24
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[India, Spain, USA] SHUKLA: International trade impacts tobacco control

The issue of how international trade agreements and tobacco industry tactics are threatening existing tobacco control policies was also brought into focus at the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health held in Barcelona. Lawyer Mattew Allen said th
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:53
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Panel Appointed For WTO Mega-Case On Australia Tobacco Packaging

World Trade Organization Director General Roberto Azevêdo yesterday appointed three panellists to examine the dispute against an Australian public health measure requiring tobacco products to be sold in plain packaging in the country. A decision in the c
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added May 8, 2014 09:19
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WTO could rule on Australia anti-tobacco law this year

After facing off in Friday's closed-door meeting of the World Trade Organization's dispute settlement body, Australia and its adversaries—Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia and Ukraine—agreed to fold five separate challenges into a single c
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 28, 2014 19:09
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Australia Accepts Indonesia WTO Dispute On Tobacco Packaging; Calls For Five Disputes To Be Joined

Australia yesterday took the unusual move of agreeing to the first request by Indonesia to establish a World Trade Organization dispute panel against it. The ready acceptance of the panel request was an attempt by Australia to bring the some or all of th
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Mar 28, 2014 11:04
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