Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Australian Health Secretary-World Trade Organization-Tobacco Companies-Tobacco Industry

Australia says big tobacco aiding WTO challengers

GENEVA (Reuters) - The Tobacco industry is providing legal advice to Ukraine and Honduras in their challenges to Australia's new tobacco packaging rules at the World Trade Organization, Australian Health Secretary Jane Halton said on Tuesday. "We know that the tobacco companies, because they have admitted it, are providing legal advice to WTO members in order to encourage them to take action against Australia," she said. ... read more..

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