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Australia cigarette plan facing new legal threat

A second global tobacco giant has flagged legal action over Australia's plain packaging plan for cigarettes, warning of violations of its intellectual property rights, a report said Saturday.

dateJul 02, 2011 in Health
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Philip Morris fights Australian packaging rules

(AP) -- Tobacco giant Philip Morris launched legal action on Monday against the Australian government over the country's plans to strip company logos from cigarette packages and replace them with grisly images ...

dateJun 27, 2011 in Health
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Tobacco industry lobbies for flavorful cigarettes

(AP) -- Public health officials from around the world agreed this week on some new anti-smoking rules, but others that could have sharply reduced global tobacco consumption remained out of reach at an international ...

dateNov 20, 2010 in Health
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