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PRYDE: Not so fast on latest fast-track trade

investor-state arbitration rules allow corporations to sue sovereign entities, including countries, if they can claim that the government has failed to abide by an agreement. Application of these rules to tobacco has been a major cause of dissent. Countr
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Feb 24, 2015 13:28
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[Kentucky] LETTER FROM FAYETTE COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH (PDF)

There is no longer any serious debate about the catastrophic toll smoking and second-hand smoke has on the health of our citizens and communities. It is not simply a matter of personal choice, but the scientific evidence establishes a conclusive link betw
KyForward
added Feb 24, 2015 13:23
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[Kentucky] In open letter to Ky. Senate President, board of health supports statewide smoking ban

“There is no longer any serious debate about the catastrophic toll smoking and secondhand smoke has on the health of our citizens and communities,” Board of Health Chair Scott White said in a letter to Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers. “It is not
KyForward
added Feb 24, 2015 13:17
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Tobacco Cos. Fight Order For Statements On Cigarette Ads ($$)

Estrada said the court should be limited to mandating statements about the “previously hidden truth about the product” and not the conduct of the companies. “Statements that pass muster must relate to the intrinsic nature of the product and not the defe
Law360
added Feb 24, 2015 13:08
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What's On TV Tuesday

In “The Mindy Project,” at 9:30, Danny (Chris Messina) makes a deal that he will stop smoking if Mindy (Mindy Kaling) stops eating poorly.
New York Times
added Feb 24, 2015 13:04
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[Florida] McKEEVER v. PHILIP MORRIS: VERDICT (PDF)

Law360
added Feb 24, 2015 13:03
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[Florida] Philip Morris Hit With $17.4M Engle Jury Verdict ($$)

the jury found that Theodore McKeever reasonably relied on — to his detriment — Philip Morris’ concealment of information before 1982 about the risks of smoking cigarettes. The jury said that his reliance legally caused his emphysema and lung cancer.
Law360
added Feb 24, 2015 13:00
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DATA FROM AUSTRALIAN STATES REVEALED

Annual surveys in States representing 95% of the Australian population show no decrease in smoking prevalence after the introduction of plain packaging. Surveys from five major States1 collecting annual data on smoking prevalence for 2010, 2011, 2012, a
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 24, 2015 12:57
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[Australia, Uruguay] TAKING COMEDIC LICENSE WITH A SELECTION OF THE FACTS

For a balanced view and facts on the many topics raised by the program, including PMI’s marketing practices and approach to regulation, please take the time to read the following information: Find out about our “Be Marlboro” campaign, which is aimed at
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 24, 2015 12:56
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[Hong Kong] PROTECTING OUR TRADEMARKS: WHY WE’RE CHALLENGING AUSTRALIA’S LOGO BAN

we are asking a neutral body for a fair hearing of our claims on the merits, as guaranteed by the agreement signed by Australia.... PMI supports thousands of tobacco regulations worldwide, but an arbitrary mandate to censor trademarks, which have been use
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 24, 2015 12:54
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