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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Despite smokers decrease, Vietnam listed in 15 nations with most smokers

Though the number of Vietnamese smokers reduced, the country is still one of nations who have high rate of smokers in the world, said the Ministry of Health at a meeting held yesterday in response to the No Tobacco Week and the World No Tobacco Day
Vietnam Net
added May 27, 2016 22:21
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Canada: Plain Packaging For Tobacco Products

Plain packaging in this context means that tobacco company brand elements consisting of colours, logo and design elements of the brand will not be allowed to be used on product packaging. However, there are potential conflicts between government and suppl
Mondaq
added May 12, 2016 02:13
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tobacco factory closure bodes ill for M'sia

YOURSAY | ‘This will lead to high prices and low profits, and more companies will close.’
Malaysiakini (my)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:39
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[Asia-pacific, North Carolina] Morning Trade: TOBACCO GROWERS SCARED OF TPP

"This is scary for us," Peter Thornton, assistant director for international marketing at the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, said during a discussion hosted by the Washington International Trade Association. "When tobacco
Politico
added Feb 13, 2016 05:47
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[Asia-pacific, North Carolina] Growers alarmed by planned TPP tobacco carve-out

The Tobacco Growers’ Association of North Carolina (TGANC) has said that it is alarming and un-American that for the first time in history the White House is actively working to discriminate against its own farmers in trade agreement negotiations.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 14, 2015 15:13
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[Asia-pacific, Canada] Is litigation Australia’s future under the TPP?

It is true that creative lawyers can already find ways to bring suits against Australia on behalf of their American clients (such as tobacco giant, Philip Morris). But in providing direct access to ISDS the TPP will make it much easier for American inves
MacroBusiness (au)
added Oct 9, 2015 16:43
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[Asia-pacific] GLANTZ/MYERS: Obama takes baby step toward protecting public health in the Trans Pacific Partnership; leaves big loophole

Obama’s proposal also leaves the current system of international trade lawyers making the decision in these cases (often in secret). / exception relates only to trade in tobacco leaf not in tobacco products or in the possession of a manufacturer. It was a
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 4, 2015 17:23
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Anti-smoking law to pack a real punch

the Health Ministry will raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products, including cigarettes, from 18 to 21. A new tobacco bill is being drafted to include a ban on displaying products and making it illegal to smoke in vehicles with children insid
New Straits Times (my)
added Aug 24, 2015 07:42
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[Asia-pacific] Tobacco exception coming in TPP — Food exports to Cuba drop — China IP report calls for patent linkage reforms

the Obama administration is working with other countries to prevent big tobacco from challenging anti-smoking laws under the rules of the deal — much to the ire of tobacco-state lawmakers and business groups, Pro Trade’s Adam Behsudi reports.
Politico
added Aug 11, 2015 18:11
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, USA] Tobacco companies are liars: US expert

The symposium was held ahead of a court ruling on a damage suit which the National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) filed last year against three tobacco firms ― KT&G, Philip Morris and British American Tobacco. To fight against undeniable evidence about
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 17, 2015 12:46
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