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OLIVET: Who really won the legal battle between Philip Morris and Uruguay?

although Philip Morris was required to contribute $7m for legal costs, Uruguay will still have to pay a further...the victory’s most useful contribution would be to raise awareness among states of the dangers of signing up to a privatised court system tha
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 28, 2016 18:15
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, UK] Trans-Pacific Partnership provisions 'questionable', says Productivity Commission

Philip Morris used an ISDS provision in the Hong Kong-Australia bilateral investment treaty...“As it was resolved on a technicality, and costs are apparently yet to be recovered, this success should not be taken as an indication that ISDS is essentially h
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 26, 2016 13:53
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Trade & Assistance Review 2014-15 (PDF)

caution should continue to be exercised about inclusion of investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provisions in trade agreements. The ISDS avenue was one of three avenues of dispute by the tobacco companies (and supporting countries). The Constitutio
Australian Government: Productivity Commission (au)
added Jul 25, 2016 19:27
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] 'Questionable Benefit': TPP Under Threat Over 'Corporate Court' Clause

In an annual trade report, the Australian Productivity Commission echoed concerns raised in other TPP signatory states, warning against the investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS)... ​saying the court case against Philip Morris had come at a huge cost t
Sputnik (ru)
added Jul 25, 2016 19:18
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Budget Tips and Trick Every Vape User Should Know When Buying Vape Gear and eJuice

we spend more money on the latest vape brands than we ever did smoking traditional tobacco cigarettes. You've noticed your credit card has taken a massive spending on eJuice because of the high priced premium brands on the market and we are not ok with t
PR Newswire
added Jul 25, 2016 15:23
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[Afghanistan, Asia, Pakistan] Smuggled cigarettes causing Rs24b loss

Pakistan is losing billions of rupees in annual excise revenue due to large scale and organised smuggling of internationally popular cigarette brands into Pakistan via Afghanistan. A report by Tobacco Farmers Welfare Association (TFWA) estimates an annua
The Nation (pk)
added Jul 22, 2016 16:58
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Vaping Company Seeks Summary Judgment In Regulation Suit Against FDA ($$)

filed a motion for summary judgment on July 8 in a District of Columbia federal court, saying the new regulations the FDA will impose violate the First Amendment ... Nicopure Labs LLC also says that the FDA...
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 22, 2016 02:56
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Obamacare's surcharge for smokers may have backfired

A provision of the Affordable Care Act that allows insurers to charge smokers higher premiums may have discouraged smokers from signing up for insurance, undercutting a major goal of the law, according to a study published this month. The surcharges, of
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jul 19, 2016 19:16
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[Europe, UK] STEVENS: The radical blueprint the NHS needs to survive life after Brexit

First, if you’re concerned about life chances you need to act on prevention and health inequalities. While smoking explains half the difference in longevity between rich and poor, obesity is the new smoking: poor diet is now our biggest avoidable cause o
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 19, 2016 15:35
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SIEGEL: Altria Urges Changes in FDA E-Cigarette Regulations that Would Decrease Its Share of Vaping Market and Help Save Many Smaller Manufacturers

Altria Client Services, on behalf of Nu Mark (the maker of Mark Ten e-cigarettes), has submitted comments to the FDA that blast its pre-market tobacco application (PMTA) requirements for e-cigarettes, arguing that these requirements are unduly burdensome,
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 18, 2016 17:30
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