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Tag: "cuba"

Cuba joins fight over Aussie plain packaging rules

May 6, 2013 | Comments (0)

Cuba has become the latest country to launch a legal attack on Australia’s landmark plain packaging rules for tobacco at the World Trade Organization (WTO). The laws came into effect last December and mean cigarettes can only be sold in brown packages with graphic health warnings. The WTO says Cuba has requested consultations with Australia […]

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Cuba fumes over ‘blatant robbery’ of Cohiba brand

April 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

Cuba has accused the U.S. of enabling the ‘blatant robbery’ of brand names from the island following a new court verdict in a lawsuit between Cubatabaco and U.S.-based General Cigar over the Cohiba cigars brand name. “The blatant robbery of Cuban trademarks in the United States continues to be protected by federal authorities hiding behind […]

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