Cigarettes and Public Health at the WTO: The Appeals of the TBT Labeling Disputes Begin
ASIL Insights, 2012
9 Pages Posted: 5 Mar 2012 Last revised: 10 May 2012
Date Written: February 28, 2012
This paper examines the recent WTO Panel Report in US- Clove Cigarettes within the context of the other two ongoing WTO disputes concerning US measures under the WTO's Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade. Appeals in two of the cases are underway and the third is anticipated, providing the WTO Appellate Body with an unprecedented opportunity to clarify WTO rules in this field.
Keywords: WTO, TBT, labeling, tobacco, health, international trade law
JEL Classification: K33, I18
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