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[Cuba] DISPUTE DS458 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

On 3 May 2013, Cuba requested consultations with Australia concerning certain Australian laws and regulations that allegedly impose trademark restrictions and other plain-packaging requirements on tobacco products.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:36
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[Dominican Republic] DISPUTE DS441 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

On 18 July 2012, the Dominican Republic requested consultations with Australia concerning certain Australian laws and regulations that allegedly impose trademark restrictions and other plain-packaging requirements on tobacco products.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:35
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[Honduras] DISPUTE DS435 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

On 4 April 2012, Honduras requested consultations with Australia concerning certain Australian laws and regulations that impose trademark restrictions and other plain packaging requirements on tobacco products and packaging.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:34
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[Ukraine] DISPUTE DS434 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

On 13 March 2012, Ukraine requested consultations with Australia concerning certain Australian laws and regulations that impose trademark restrictions and other plain packaging requirements on tobacco products and packaging.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:29
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[Australia, Caribbean, Cuba, Honduras, Indonesia, Peru, Ukraine] DISPUTE SETTLEMENT: THE DISPUTES: Tobacco

DS227 Peru — Taxes on Cigarettes (Complainant: Chile) 1 March 2001 / DS434 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging (Complainant: Ukraine) 13 March 2012
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:01
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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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UAE may ease the ban on sale of e-cigarettes

The document that was sent to the WTO and a copy of which is with Khaleej Times states that the objective of the regulation is to protect human health by ensuring that quality products are available in the market. Currently, the sale of e-cigarettes is
Kahlee Times (ae)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:30
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[Australia, Hong Kong] Tobacco plain packaging—investor-state arbitration

The arbitration is being conducted under the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Arbitration Rules 2010. The tribunal hearing the case is composed of three arbitrators. Australia appointed Professor Don McRae of the University
Australia Attorney-General's Department (au)
added Oct 5, 2015 20:55
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, USA] Alcohol, junk food next plain packaging targets, lawyer warns

Herbert Smith Freehills ...is taking on the World Trade Organisation on behalf of British American Tobacco over plain packaging and warning labels on tobacco packaging, has told Fairfax Media that tobacco is often the "canary in the coal mine" for changes
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 10:59
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[Ukraine] LETTER from Health Groups to Members of the board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (PDF)

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce harms all American businesses when it fails to recognize the uniqueness of tobacco products that cause death and disease when used as intended and the difference between the harmful behavior of the tobacco industry and America
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 15, 2015 16:42
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