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Australian court OKs logo ban on cigarette packs

Cigarette Packaging

Australia's highest court upheld the world's toughest law on cigarette promotion on Wednesday despite protests from tobacco companies that argued the value of their trademarks will be destroyed under new rules that will strip all logos from cigarette packs....


Judge blocks graphic images on cigarette packages

Judge blocks graphic images on cigarette packages

A judge on Monday blocked a federal requirement that would have begun forcing tobacco companies next year to put graphic images including dead and diseased smokers on their cigarette packages.


Philip Morris Fights Australian Cigarette Packaging Rules

Tobacco giant Philip Morris launched legal action on Monday against the Australian government over the country's plans to strip company logos from cigarette packages and replace them with grisly images of cancerous mouths, sickly children and bulging, blinded eyes.


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