Plain packaging

February 27, 2019
Plain tobacco packages in Australia. Photography by Erin Johnson Room3.com.au

The WHO FCTC in the WTO Panel’s decision in Australia – Plain Packaging

This is a cross-post from the ILA Reporter, the blog of the Australian Branch of the International Law Association. The original post is available at http://ilareporter.org.au/2019/02/the-who-framework-convention-on-tobacco-control-in-the-wto-panels-decision-in-australia-plain-packaging-suzanne-zhou/  […]
December 21, 2018
Image: Participants, visiting experts and McCabe Centre staff at the Plain Packaging Workshop in Melbourne, Australia ©Elle Spring/McCabe Centre

Australia: Workshop on the WTO panel decision in Australia – Plain Packaging

In November, 27 government lawyers and policymakers from 24 WHO FCTC parties joined the Knowledge Hub on Legal Challenges in Melbourne for a one-week Plain Packaging […]
November 29, 2018
Before and after plain packaging - cigarette packaging in Australia. Image courtesy of Quit Victoria, 2012

The WTO Panel Report in Australia – Plain Packaging: Findings and Implications

On 28 June 2018, the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel hearing the legal challenge to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws issued a decision in […]
July 3, 2018

An initial overview of the WTO panel decision in Australia – Plain Packaging

On 28 June 2018, the World Trade Organization (WTO) released the panel report on the challenges to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws. The panel found in […]