Title

Tobacco Regulation and its Discontents: A Cautious View from Singapore

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

11-2012

Abstract

In this article, Locknie Hsu discusses the implications of the various legal claims being pursued in various fora in relation to plain packaging of tobacco products laws, especially in relation to Singapore and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ('ASEAN'). The article proceeds as follows: (1) In Part 1, Hsu examines the current state of Singapore's regulation of tobacco; (2) part 2 of the article then considers Singapore's current investment treaty commitments and their likely compatibility with plain packaging legislation, were it to be introduced into Singapore.

Discipline

Asian Studies | Law and Society

Research Areas

Law, Society and Governance

Publication

Transnational Dispute Management

Volume

2012

Issue

5

ISSN

1875-4120

Publisher

Maris BV

Additional URL

http://www.transnational-dispute-management.com/article.asp?key=1881