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[Brunei, Canada, USA] EDITORIAL: Tobacco retreat damages trade

By allowing the tobacco industry to undercut these measures and throw the health of millions to the wind, the U.S. is risking putting a chill on all international trade agreements.
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Aug 27, 2013 11:02
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[Brunei] US Trade Rep Unveils New Tobacco Plan For TPP

The U.S. trade representative's office said it would offer a new tobacco proposal — which intends to balance the Obama administration's public health goals with its trade agenda — during the latest round of TPP negotiations, set to start Friday. Among ot
Law360
added Aug 26, 2013 15:23
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[Brunei] Malaysia Applauded for Strong Proposal to Protect Tobacco Control Measures Under Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement

strongly supports the proposal offered today by the government of Malaysia, in negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, that would protect the sovereign rights of participating nations to adopt measures to reduce tobacco use.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 26, 2013 14:07
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[Brunei, Canada] Trans-Pacific Partnership talks hit roadblock over anti-smoking policies

The Trans-Pacific Partnership debate over tobacco became heated over the weekend, after U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced a new position that would allow legal challenges against a country’s anti-smoking policies. Mr. Froman said the cha
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Aug 26, 2013 11:30
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[Brunei] U.S. tobacco trade proposal draws fire from both sides

The groups said they are wary of the TPP agreement because the tobacco industry has used other trade and investment pacts to challenge anti-smoking measures in the United States, Australia, Uruguay, Ireland, Norway and Turkey. On the other side, the U.S
Reuters
added Aug 26, 2013 10:56
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The 19th Round of Trade Talks in Brunei

Brunei is a tiny, remote country ... Who could think of a better place to hold a round of secretive trade talks? And the timing is opportune, too. Held at the end of August, when many -- at least in the United States -- are away on summer vacation, thes
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 26, 2013 10:53
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[Brunei] Tobacco clause might burn free trade agreement

The timetable for completing the world's largest free trade agreement is slipping as negotiators in Brunei express concern at US proposals to give tobacco companies the power to sue governments and to weaken government control of state-owned enterprises.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 26, 2013 05:53
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[Brunei] Tobacco plan puts U.S. trade representative in crossfire

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman didn’t wait long after arriving in Brunei this week for the 19th round of talks in the Trans-Pacific Partnership to create controversy, making a point of identifying tobacco as a specific example of a public healt
Politico
added Aug 24, 2013 11:52
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[USA] Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): 19th Round of Negotiations Set for Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei—August 23-30, 2013

Dear Stakeholder: The Government of Brunei Darussalam has just announced registered stakeholder activities for the upcoming 19th Round of Negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, in Bandar Seri Begawa
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Aug 13, 2013 13:43
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[Brunei] Call for tougher laws against illegal tobacco sellers

More than 30 licenced retailers have sent their petition of appeal to the government requesting for stronger enforcement against the influx of illegal cigarette sellers accused of 'stealing' their customers and profits, the Bulletin learnt.
Borneo Bulletin (bn)
added Aug 3, 2012 19:03
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