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http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/ottawa-plain-packaging-vaping-law-1.4662112 All media are portraying this as cigarette plain packaging, but the bill quite specifically names tobacco products. I can see nothing that exempts cigars or pipe tobacco, so the end result will be devastating to the tobacconists in Canada (which I am one of).
Cuba seeks to legally challenge Australian plain packaging on tobacco products From: AAP May 06, 2013 7:30PM First step in a trade dispute which could last for years First-ever challenge from Cuba since its joined WTO in 1995 Complaint says plain packs breach intellectual property rights CUBA has become the latest country to launch a legal attack on Australia's landmark plain packaging rules for tobacco at the World Trade Organisation, the global body says. The WTO said that Cuba had requested consultations with Australia on law requiring tobacco products to be sold in identical,