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[District of Columbia] TPP leak shows restrictive patent protections — Ministers spoil for final TPP fight — U.S., Cuba, Brazil improve ties - POLITICO Morning Trade

Head over the Chamber of Commerce today...Action on Smoking & Health and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids have, and the groups will be outside the Chamber with him today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to call on the business group to stop fighting anti-smoki
added Jul 2, 2015 08:06

[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Australian Parliament Slams TPP, Calls it an 'Attack on Internet Freedoms'

"The tobacco company Philip Morris is currently using ISDS clauses in an obscure Hong Kong — Australia investment agreement to sue the Australian government for millions of dollars in 'damages' cause by our plain packaging legislation," Ludlam's website e
Sputnik (ru)
added Jun 30, 2015 15:14

[Asia-pacific] U.S. Chamber Works Globally to Fight Antismoking Measures

From Ukraine to Uruguay, Moldova to the Philippines, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its foreign affiliates have become the hammer for the tobacco industry, engaging in a worldwide effort to fight antismoking laws of all kinds, according to interviews w
New York Times
added Jun 30, 2015 08:39

[UK] Derry is worst for illegal cigarettes

The team of five, headed up by former Scotland Yard Dectective chief inspector Will O’Reilly, are employed by cigarette giant Philip Morris which is attempting to stop the government changing to plain cigarette packaging which it says will cause an incre
Derry Journal (uk)
added Jun 30, 2015 00:47

[New Zealand] CROSBIE: Save lives and don't buckle to tobacco industry on plain packaging

My research suggests tobacco industry trade threats and challenges are having a chilling effect and attempt to pre-empt Government regulatory authority. However, early analysis also suggests the Government, and more importantly the media, continues to fr
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 29, 2015 09:33

[Indonesia] PT HM Sampoerna Tbk., a Subsidiary of Philip Morris International, to Explore Options for Complying with Public Shareholding Requirement

will explore options to comply with the Indonesian Stock Exchange’s mandatory requirement of a minimum threshold for public shareholding. On January 30, 2014, IDX introduced a regulation requiring all listed public companies to have at least 7.5% of thei
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:12

Message to Countries Worldwide: Stop Marlboro

Around the world, health advocates are fighting back against the latest youth-oriented marketing campaign for Marlboro cigarettes – and calling on governments to stop Marlboro...“Don’t be a Maybe. Be Marlboro.” – has boosted Marlboro’s global sales throu
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 26, 2015 16:15

[Florida] Engle Plaintiff Urges Court To Reinstate $20M Punitive Award ($$)

to reconsider a decision vacating her $20 million punitive damages win in the tobacco injury case, saying another judge in the same court upheld a similar $17 million verdict just last week...Berger asked U.S. District Judge James Carr to reconsider his A
added Jun 25, 2015 20:37

[Asia-pacific, Australia] Free trade agreements 'preferential' and dangerous, says Productivity Commission

The cost to Australia of defending an action brought against it by Philip Morris Asia under an investor-state dispute settlement clause over its plain tobacco packaging legislation were "unknown, unfunded and likely to be substantial."
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 25, 2015 12:36

[Australia] Productivity Commission slams TPP trade deal

the PC notes that the ISDS law suite taken against Australia’s plain package cigarette laws by tobacco giant Philip Morris, under an obscure investment agreement with Hong Kong, has already cost Australian taxpayers plenty, and cautions against including
MacroBusiness (au)
added Jun 24, 2015 09:33
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