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[Brunei, New Zealand] National's smokefree commitment tested by Malaysia on TPPA

‘How New Zealand responds will show whether the National government is serious about its Smokefree 2025 goal’, Jane Kelsey said. If claims that the TPPA negotiations are entering their ‘end game’ are true, New Zealand’s negotiators will have to decide q
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 3, 2013 02:20

[Brunei, Malaysia] EDITORIAL: The Hazard of Free-Trade Tobacco

American trade officials need to toughen their stance when Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations resume. They should be siding with the public and those concerned about public health, not the makers of products known to be lethal and highly addictive.
New York Times
added Sep 1, 2013 01:25

[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

[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
added Aug 26, 2013 15:23

[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

[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

[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
added Aug 26, 2013 10:56

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

[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

[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
added Aug 24, 2013 11:52
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