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World Trade Organization Upholds Australia’s Plain Packaging Requirement

The World Trade Organization’s Appellate Body has issued a ruling supporting Australia’s tobacco plain packaging requirements and dismissing claims made by the Dominican Republic and...
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Honduras Appeals WTO’s Plain Packaging Ruling

This week, Honduras filed an appeal to the World Trade Organization’s panel report on the matter of Australia’s plain packaging requirement for tobacco products. Last...
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World Trade Organization Upholds Australia’s Plain Packaging Requirement

In what figures to be a landmark decision in the matter of plain packaging for tobacco products, the World Trade Organization has upheld Australia’s decision...
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Weekly News (November 17, 2014)

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WTO Issues Preliminary Ruling in Dominican Republic’s Favor in Australian Plain-Packaging Fight

In the battle over Australia’s plain packaging requirement for tobacco products, the Dominican Republic has scored a small victory, as the World Trade Organization’s panel...
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WTO To Hear Arguments from Cuba and Dominican Republic on Plain Packaging This Week

After formal objections of several countries over Australia’s requirement that tobacco products come in plain packaging, the World Trade Organization’s disputes settlement body will hear...
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New Zealand Begins Path Toward Plain-Packaging

New Zealand’s government has begun the process of requiring plain-packaging for all tobacco products sold in the country, a move that came to light recently...
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Cuba Files WTO Challenge To Australia’s Tobacco Rules

Cuba has become the latest country to take issue with Australia’s stringent tobacco rules regarding packaging and has filed a formal objection with the World...
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Press Release: The Dominican Republic Held Consultations With Australia Regarding Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products

October 1, 2012 (Geneva, Switzerland) — The Dominican Republic has held consultations with Australia in its dispute regarding Australia’s measures mandating the plain packaging of...
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Press Release: Dominican Republic Requests WTO Consultations With Australia Concerning Plain Packaging for Tobacco Products

July 18, 2012 (Geneva, Switzerland) — The Dominican Republic today requested formal consultations with Australia under the dispute settlement procedures of the World Trade Organization...
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