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WHO Director Questions IP Rights, Drug Prices, Industry Influence

Chan today told a gathering of think tank representatives...“I worry about interference, by powerful economic operators, in the new targets for alcohol, tobacco...Of all the demand-reduction measures set out in the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Cont
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Nov 13, 2015 02:14
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[Asia-pacific] The TPP trade deal cracks down on Big Tobacco — but gives drug companies a pass

"And it only applies to ISDS, not to other parts of the agreement or to the state-to-state dispute settlement process. So we could still see the sorts of legal challenges that Australia is facing from other countries over tobacco plain packaging through
Vox Media
added Nov 7, 2015 19:32
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[Asia-pacific] CPATH: TPP Caves to the Tobacco Industry, Threatens Public Health

The vacuous “tobacco control” provision...is an ongoing open invitation to the global tobacco industry to sharpen its arrows to ensure that no country executes this option...invites political racketeering and pernicious lobbying at every level of governme
Center for Policy Analysis on Trade and Health - CPATH (Thoreau Center for Sustainability)
added Nov 6, 2015 08:25
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[Asia, Philippines, Thailand] Govt sizes up Philip Morris WTO claim / Commerce staff deny opposing lawsuit

The government is not sure whether a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling cited by tobacco giant Philip Morris will have any impact on a lawsuit it is set to file against the firm. Philip Morris (Thailand) Limited (PMTL) is accused of making false decl
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 5, 2015 02:13
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[Indonesia] DISPUTE DS467 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

On 20 September 2013, Indonesia requested consultations with Australia concerning certain Australian laws and regulations that impose restrictions on trademarks, geographical indications, and other plain packaging requirements on tobacco products and pac
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:37
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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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