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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH asks WTO to force Thailand to comply on cigarette import ruling

The move was prompted by a legal action taken by the Thai government against Philip Morris Thailand which imports cigarettes from its Philippine affiliate. This was viewed by the Philippines as inconsistent with the WTO decision that ruled against Thail
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:47
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[Asia-pacific] Philip Morris-controlled Sampoerna seeks wider Indonesia reach with stronger cigarettes

PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna Tbk plans to aggressively market stronger-flavoured cigarettes this year, its top executive said, as Indonesia's biggest tobacco firm seeks to extend its dominance of one of the world's fastest growing markets for cigarettes.
Reuters
added Jan 20, 2016 20:06
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] The TPP And The Future Of Japan Tobacco International

To quantify the impact of increasing political and legal opposition towards Japan Tobacco International and the whole tobacco industry, we need to merely look towards Australia and what happened there....it is clear that the likelihood of the TPP becomin
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 20, 2015 09:37
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Georgia] Could this put an end to tobacco companies for good?

This is good news for Australia because we have fought the big companies before and that clause has been used against us, particularly when Julia Gillard introduced plain packaging laws in 2012. Tobacco juggernaut Philip Morris used the ISDS clause in th
Starts at Sixty (au)
added Oct 3, 2015 19:41
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Canada, Europe, UK, USA] The role of public law-based litigation in tobacco companies’ strategies in high-income, FCTC ratifying countries, 2004–14 [FREE FULL TEXT]

crucial that governments be aware that the litigation, arbitration and public relation strategies adopted by industry are intertwined. The new generation of regional trade agreements, such as Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the p
Journal of Public Health
added Jul 31, 2015 12:33
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[Asia-pacific] Investor-State Attacks: Health: Case pending Philip Morris v. Australia / Case pending Philip Morris v. Uruguay

At Philip Morris’s request, the ongoing proceedings will be largely non-transparent, with public hearings prohibited and the public release of most documents left up to the discretion of each party. While Australia had argued for open hearings and transp
ISDS Corporate Attacks (Public Citizen)
added Jul 24, 2015 20:34
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Singapore] 'Sin tax' cuts cigarette smoking in Philippines

A "sin tax" on cigarettes has sharply cut smoking in the Philippines while also boosting government revenues, the internal revenue chief claimed on Monday. The number of cigarette packs put on store shelves by retailers fell by nearly a third between 2012
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jun 16, 2015 07:53
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[Asia-pacific] Thailand faces rising numbers of young smokers as cigarettes, alcohol consumption go up

NESDB deputy secretary-general Chutinart Wongsuban said close surveillance should be made on the youth’s accessibility to cigarettes as research found the average age to begin smoking continued to fall to 15.6 year-old in 2014 from 16.8 year-old in 2007.
Malay Mail (my)
added May 27, 2015 10:18
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Romania exports EUR 83 mln of cigarettes to North Korea

Romania’s trade with North Korea amounted to EUR 90 million last year. Most of the exports were cigarettes – worth EUR 83 million and plastic packaging of EUR 2 million. The country imported products of EUR 5 million from North Korea. These include car
Romania Insider (ro)
added May 26, 2015 08:21
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Brunei, USA, Vietnam] US’s controversial TPP proposal is smoking gun for corporate agenda

Vietnam and other countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations face aggressive interference from Big Tobacco in the passage and implementation of public health policies, critics warn
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:44
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