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[Asia-pacific] Finance Chairman Bristles At TPP's Drug, Tobacco Provisions ($$)

Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, offered a fuller glimpse of his objections...chiding the pact for its insufficient protection of biologic medicines and its insulation of tobacco control measures from legal challenges.
added Oct 8, 2015 15:09

[Asia-pacific] FRANKEL: Why Support the TPP?

the TPP that has emerged is a pleasant surprise. The agreement gives pharmaceutical firms, tobacco companies, and other corporations substantially less than they had asked for – so much so that US Senator Orrin Hatch and some other Republicans now threate
Project Syndicate
added Oct 8, 2015 15:07

[UK] Car dealers to fit anti-smoking air fresheners

A car dealer network is to start handing out air fresheners marked with information about the new ban on smoking while children are in the car.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Oct 8, 2015 11:16

[Massachusetts] 2015 Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference

Chief Financial Officer, Jacek Olczak, will address investors today at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference in Boston. The presentation and Q&A session are being webcast live, in a listen-only mode, beginning at approximately 1:30 p.m. ET, at w
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 8, 2015 10:34

[Australia] Front groups and 'astroturfing' / The 'grassroots' movements campaigning on behalf of industry.

The Alliance of Australian Retailers (AAR) was set up by big tobacco companies to challenge tobacco plain packaging laws, a fact which wasn't initially disclosed on its website. That's because the group doesn't represent tobacco companies; rather, it cla
added Oct 8, 2015 10:19

Altria Group’s Statement on Anheuser-Busch InBev’s £42.15 Per Share Proposal for SABMiller

Altria believes that a combination of these two companies would create significant value for all SABMiller shareholders. Altria supports a proposal of £42.15, or higher, with a partial share alternative, and, subject to finalization of terms, would be pr
Altria Group, Inc.
added Oct 7, 2015 13:21

[Nevada] Vapor Corp. to Present at the 2015 Aegis Capital Growth Conference

Jeff Holman, CEO of Vapor Corp., is scheduled to present at the conference on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 1:00 pm at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. In addition, Vapor Corp.'s senior management will meet with investors during the conference.
PR Newswire
added Oct 7, 2015 13:18

[Asia-pacific, Australia] TIENHAARA: Tobacco carve-out highlights risks of TPP

For the government to be placated by this exemption based on its limited experience with investor-state disputes is shortsighted, writes Kyla Tienhaara.
The Age (au)
added Oct 7, 2015 12:16

[Asia-pacific] SUROWIECKI: The Corporate-Friendly World of the T.P.P.

The tobacco carve-out is an acknowledgement, after all, that companies don’t just use I.S.D.S. lawsuits to fight unjust expropriation; they use these lawsuits to fight reasonable state regulation...why we should trust other companies to use these provisio
The New Yorker
added Oct 7, 2015 01:30

[UK] Smoking ban applies to vans, not just cars: Mercedes-Benz

“Van drivers should already be familiar with the Smoking At Work law, so they need to see this new legislation as an extension,” comments Steve Bridge, managing director, Mercedes-Benz Vans. “If there is ever more than just the driver using the van, sti
Transport Engineer - IRTE (Institute of Road Transport Engineers) (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 22:45
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