WASHINGTON, Oct 21- The United States has floated excluding tobacco products from a key section of a 12- nation Pacific trade deal and signaled it may present a formal proposal to trading partners at talks in Australia, sources briefed on the negotiations said. Marlboro maker Philip Morris International is challenging Australia's plain packaging laws, which...» Read More
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