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04.05.12

Coverage of the WTO Appellate Body Report, US – Clove Cigarettes

By Benn McGrady

Yesterday, the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization handed down its report in United States – Clove Cigarettes. The Appellate Body upheld the first instance finding that US restrictions on clove (but not menthol) cigarettes are discriminatory and, therefore, contrary to WTO law. In the near future, the O’Neill Institute will distribute a briefing […]

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09.14.11

Briefing paper on tobacco product regulation and the WTO after US – Clove Cigarettes

By Benn McGrady

For those interested in matters of trade and health we have posted a briefing paper on the recent World Trade Organization panel report in US – Clove Cigarettes on the O’Neill Institute homepage (www.oneillinstitute.org). See the ‘recent news’ section. The abstract is as follows: On September 2, 2011, the World Trade Organization (WTO) released the […]

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08.25.11

A debate about the international criminalization of falsification of medicines: responding to Attaran, Bate and Kendall

By Benn McGrady

Neil Boister and Benn McGrady In a recent article in Journal of International Criminal Justice, we responded to a proposal by Amir Attaran, Roger Bate and Megan Kendall that a treaty should be negotiated under the auspices of the World Health Organization (WHO). More specifically, we responded to the suggestion that a treaty for the […]

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