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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, Philippines] Thailand dragging feet on WTO order to remove unfair tobacco taxes, DTI says

The Philippines has expressed disappointment over Thailand's failure to comply with the World Trade Organization's (WTO) ruling on the latter's unfair tobacco taxes.
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jul 30, 2013 05:00
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines] Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors in Asean

Even when bolstered by the support of the Bloomberg Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, strong tobacco control remains elusive in the region. The main reason is the tobacco industry, which has proved to be a tenacious bully when it come
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco output seen falling below 50,000 MT

Philippine tobacco output this year may not reach 50,000 metric tons (MT), as the decline in the demand for cigarettes discouraged farmers from planting the cash crop, the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) said on Wednesday.
Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:58
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT challenges PMI in heated tobacco market with Glo

On Thursday, BAT announced through a press conference at The Four Seasons Seoul that it will be opening its first Glo flagship store in the Garosugil shopping district of Seoul on Sunday, kicking off its sales in Korea... Both Glo and IQOS are heated tob
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 10, 2017 17:00
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