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Australia Wins Landmark Trade Case on Tobacco Plain Packaging – Bold Strategy Is Spreading Worldwide

This victory for Australia provides a tremendous boost to the growing global movement to require that cigarettes and other tobacco products be sold in plain packaging, without colorful logos and other branding that attract youth, mislead consumers and in
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 29, 2018 21:10
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[Australia] WTO Panel Puts Health Ahead of Tobacco Industry Profits, Says ASH

The WTO decision is not a surprise for the tobacco industry. Their litigation strategy is not focused on winning but on imposing economic penalties on countries that try to push the envelope on tobacco control, in the hopes that other governments will sh
PR Newswire
added Jun 29, 2018 19:41
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Australia wins landmark World Trade Organisation ruling on tobacco plain packaging laws

The win for Australia effectively gives a green light for other countries to roll out similar laws / Gillard government launched world first plain packaging laws in 2011 Honduras says it will appeal decision, claiming that there are errors in the ruling
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 29, 2018 14:06
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[Australia] Tobacco plain packaging—investor-state arbitration

On 1 December 2011, the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 (the Act) received Royal Assent and became law in Australia. The Act forms part of a comprehensive range of tobacco control measures to reduce the rate of smoking in Australia and is an investment
Australia Attorney-General's Department (au)
added Jun 29, 2018 13:57
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Australia wins landmark WTO tobacco packaging case - Bloomberg

A landmark Australian law on restrictive tobacco packaging has been upheld at the World Trade Organization after a five-year legal battle, Bloomberg news reported on Thursday, citing two people familiar with the situation. A photo illustration shows a sm
Reuters
added Jun 29, 2018 01:54
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[Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia] AUSTRALIA – CERTAIN MEASURES CONCERNING TRADEMARKS, GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS AND OTHER PLAIN PACKAGING REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND PACKAGING REPORTS OF THE PANELS (PDF)

World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:53
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[Australia] WTO Tobacco Ruling Opens Door to New Plain-Packaging Laws

Decision could lead other countries to adopt similar measures / Tobacco companies warn plain packs raise counterfeit risk
Bloomberg News
added Jun 29, 2018 01:46
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[Australia] COMPLAINT BY HONDURAS (DS435): CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS / COMPLAINT BY THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC / COMPLAINT BY CUBA / COMPLAINT BY INDONESIA (DS467): CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF)

the Panel concludes that: a. Honduras has not demonstrated that the TPP measures are inconsistent with Australia's obligations under Article 2.2 of the TBT Agreement; b. Honduras has not demonstrated that the TPP measures are inconsistent with Austral
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:44
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[Australia] DISPUTE SETTLEMENT WTO issues panel report on tobacco plain packaging requirements

On 28 June the WTO circulated the panel report in the cases brought by Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and Indonesia in “Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:32
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DISPUTE SETTLEMENT DS467: Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

On 28 June 2018, the panel report was circulated to Members.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:30
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