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[Asia-pacific] Some U.S. Industries Seen as Winners in Pacific Trade Pact

Tobacco companies are among losers in the pact. The agreement is the one of the first in the world to allow countries to prevent the tobacco industry from suing foreign governments over antismoking measures in special arbitration panels. Philip Morris In
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 5, 2015 23:34
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia, Uruguay] KANG: Setting the record straight on TPP’s Investor-State Dispute Settlement – Shaun Kang

even if, Phillip Morris succeeds in those two cases, the decision will not bind future arbitral tribunals. Accordingly, the resounding quotation of the Phillip Morris cases should not send shivers down the spine and be a basis to shy away from ISDS provis
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Oct 4, 2015 20:40
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam] Pakistan among top four countries with rising tobacco use

National Alliance for Tobacco Control (NATC) in collaboration with the Aga Khan University (AKU) and the Pakistan Chest Society... “The Asia Pacific region represents the fastest growing tobacco market in the world with Malaysia, Indonesia, Pakistan and
Asia News Network (ANN) (th)
added May 27, 2015 10:04
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - South] South Korea's War on Tobacco

South Korea’s government is trying to rein in smoking in the country, but not everyone is ready for change.
The Diplomat (jp)
added Oct 8, 2014 14:51
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India] Stopping tobacco industry interference: using The Union Toolkit on FCTC Article 5.3

The group developed plans for implementing government directives and codes of conduct aimed at ending conflicts of interest. Participants on the final day made the “Jaipur Promise” – a commitment to reverse the one million tobacco deaths every year by
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 16, 2013 22:29
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MCTC points out contradiction in signing TPPA to include tobacco

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) today took its protest against the inclusion of tobacco in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) a notch higher with a letter to the Prime Minister. Its president, Dr Molly Cheah, said the letter was
Sun Daily (my)
added Aug 12, 2013 18:10
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] [video] Indonesia: Big tobacco's last stand

The FT’s Ben Bland talks to smokers, lobbyists and health campaigners about why smoking is still so popular.
Financial Times blogs
added May 9, 2013 15:30
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[Asia-pacific] Brunei, Philippines curb tobacco industry interference

Philippines and Brunei lead their ASEAN peers in efforts to put a check on tobacco industry interference in health governance matters. According to the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance’s (SEATCA) Tobacco Industry Interference Index, the Philippines
Customs Today (pk)
added Sep 19, 2016 15:23
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[Asia-pacific, Fiji] Regional nations discuss tobacco control strategies

A THREE-DAY workshop focussing on tobacco control strategies in Pacific Island Countries will begin in Nadi tomorrow. Stakeholders from 20 regional countries will attend the meeting. National NCD adviser Dr Isimeli Tukana said while Fiji had been a lead
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Nov 16, 2015 21:53
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] JTI, BAT defy state anti-smoking drive

Two foreign tobacco makers ― Japanese Tobacco International (JTI) and British American Tobacco (BAT) ― have stirred a controversy here after launching new products available at prices that are nearly two thirds of the average cigarette price of 4,500 won
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 27, 2015 20:14
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