Plain packaging

July 7, 2020

Plain packaging webinar: Implications of WTO Appellate Body ruling

The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Appellate Body ended a decade of litigation on 9 June when it dismissed the last remaining legal challenge to Australia’s tobacco […]
June 16, 2020
Plain tobacco packages in Australia. Photography by Erin Johnson Room3.com.au

WTO Appellate Body rules in favour of Australia’s plain packaging laws

The last remaining challenge to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws was dismissed on 9 June 2020. The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Appellate Body (AB) found that […]
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 […]