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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Philip Morris loses 'activate' appeal against Japan Tobacco ($$)

World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 16:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Legal cigarette sales fell 30% after price hike

Malaysia’s small and medium retail segment suffered losses of some RM500 million in 2015 due to illegal cigarette trade, says Malaysia Singapore Coffeshop Proprietors General Association (MSCSPGA). In a statement today, president Ho Su Mong said legal ci
Rakyat Post (my)
added Apr 14, 2016 21:48
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[Asia-pacific, Georgia] UPDATE 1-Push grows to target tobacco, health in Pacific trade rules (Adds comments from Australia's Robb, lobby group, background, Democrats)

Pressure is mounting on Pacific trading partners over potential steps to block foreign investors from suing governments over anti-smoking measures, under a free trade pact that is nearing completion. Trade ministers from 12 countries are discussing possi
Reuters
added Oct 1, 2015 09:00
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[Asia-pacific] Papua New Guinea to crack down on rampant smoking

is preparing legislation to control rampant tobacco use, with a survey ­revealing that 42 per cent of high school children smoke regularly. Acting Health Secretary Elva Lionel said in a speech at Gordon Secondary School in Port Moresby to mark World No T
The Australian (au)
added Jun 4, 2015 15:57
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Asean agrees to withdraw tobacco from Afta

Malaysia and Asean member nations have agreed to withdraw tobacco from the Asean Free Trade Area (AFTA) list for implementation by 2015. Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said a consensus was reached at the 11th Asean Health Ministers Meeting at P
The Star (my)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:41
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco bill pro business, lacks health considerations:

Noted economist and environmentalist Emil Salim has criticized the tobacco bill... “The bill seems to only focus on the industry side of cigarettes, such as their production, distribution and packaging, while cigarette consumption itself has various impac
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 22, 2015 05:32
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[Asia-pacific, Georgia] U.S. Proposes Provision on Tobacco in Trade Pact

The tobacco provision remains tentative, but its inclusion in the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership being negotiated here would be a major victory for public health advocates and could set a precedent for other trade pacts. Tobacco companies have been
New York Times
added Oct 1, 2015 22:14
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Abellanosa files 'Cigarette Holiday' bill

Abellonasa kick-started his new term by filing House Bill No. 41 that prohibits the sale and smoking in public of cigarettes every fifteenth day of the month. To be known as the Cigarette Holiday Act, Abellanosa said HB 41 aimed to support the call of Pr
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Jul 1, 2016 20:44
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[Asia-pacific, Macau] KPMG FULL SMOKING BAN REPORT RELEASED

The report, entitled “Impact of Proposed Changes in Smoking Policy in Casinos in Macau,” has projected a 16 percent reduction in GDP and a 20 percent drop in total fiscal receipts if the smoking ban is enacted. The international audit firm study was commi
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:46
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[Asia-pacific] Exposing the TPP: The Dirtiest Deal You Never Heard Of

instances of this happening have already taken place. Right now, Philip is trying to reverse the Fair And Equitable Tobacco Reform Act (FETRA), implemented by US Department of Agriculture (USDA), in an attempt to score more profit from increasing taxes.
Clapway
added Jul 27, 2015 15:52
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