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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Editorials: What doctors should know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

leaked documents show that an investor–state dispute settlement mechanism is being negotiated for the TPPA...A similar mechanism in another treaty enabled Philip Morris Asia to sue the Australian Government over plain tobacco packaging.
Medical Journal of Australia
added Mar 3, 2015 04:19
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] UNION-BUSTING? | After CBA conclusion, Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco fires 640 regular employees

After concluding a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the local union barely a month ago, Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. (PMFTC) has issued notices of termination to 640 regular employees in its Marikina plant citing decline in its market sha
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jan 14, 2015 12:45
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] South Korea to hike cigarette price by 80%

South Korea on Thursday proposed a steep 80 percent hike in cigarette prices to cut consumption in a nation with one of the world's highest male smoking rates.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 11, 2014 11:06
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Seatca: Back Malaysia's TPP proposal

All negotiating countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement must fully support Malaysia’s proposal to totally exclude tobacco from the trade pact, said the South-East Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca).
The Star (my)
added Feb 24, 2014 15:07
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] DTI may demand compensation after Thailand drags feet on WTO tobacco tax ruling

(WTO) tomorrow will discuss Thailand's failure to comply with a ruling that found taxes it slapped on Philippine tobacco exports were unfair. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Adrian S. Cristobal Jr. last week told reporters that the
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Oct 21, 2013 19:42
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH to top tax goal, says Japan Tobacco

The government can meet its excise tax collection target, if not exceed it, as the drop in consumption is not as dramatic as projected, Japan Tobacco Inc. general manager Manos Koukourakis said over the weekend. Koukourakis cited that the cigarette prev
Manila Standard (ph)
added Aug 18, 2013 21:03
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[Asia-pacific] Asian countries seek ban on smokeless forms of tobacco

Representatives of 10 south and southeast Asian countries, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Thailand and Sri Lanka, Friday sought a ban on smokeless forms of tobacco and called for introducing strong legislation for the purpose.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 28, 2013 21:00
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] ASEAN campaign vs smoking launched

Civil society groups in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) yesterday launched a tobacco-use control campaign in a bid to curb smoking.
Business World (ph)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:40
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[Asia-pacific, Canada, South America/Caribbean, USA] International trade law, plain packaging and tobacco industry political activity: the Trans-Pacific Partnership [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco companies are increasingly turning to trade and investment agreements to challenge measures aimed at reducing tobacco use. This study examines their efforts to influence the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a major trade and investment agreement w
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:26
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ban on tobacco ads pushed

The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance or SEATCA on Friday called on the governments of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to strictly ban all advertising, promotion, and sponsorship of tobacco products, as it claimed that there are loopholes
Manila Standard (ph)
added May 17, 2013 23:12
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