Leaks indicate victory for Australia in seminal WTO plain packaging dispute – a knockout blow for tobacco brands 08 May 17
A dispute resolution panel of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has reportedly ruled in favour of Australia in a complaint brought by a number of countries, including several major tobacco exporters, against its plain packaging policy. While the world awaits public confirmation of the decision, the early leaks suggest a significant blow has been dealt to tobacco brand owners.
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