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[Australia, Hong Kong] Transpacific Partnership concerns a scare campaign, Trade Minister Andrew Robb says

An ISDS allowed cigarette company Phillip Morris to take the Australian Government to court in Hong Kong over the tobacco plain packaging laws. Mr Robb said he had not made a decision yet on whether to support the inclusion of an ISDS in the TPP.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 17, 2015 11:17
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[Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand] TPP - Seek and you will find out

Individuals can access Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) list of FTAs...The ISDS suit by Phillip Morris Australia vs Australia is typical. This negates government's committments under the World Health Organisation's (WHO) Tobacco Control Conv
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Mar 17, 2015 11:15
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[Asia, Hong Kong] TCO of DH committed to enforcing smoking ban

Tobacco Control Office (TCO) of the Department of Health (DH) has made great efforts to implement and enforce tobacco control legislation, particularly the smoking ban in statutory no-smoking areas, said a spokesman for the DH today (March 11). The spokes
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 14, 2015 16:34
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[Hong Kong, Florida] The Brands in Art Basel’s Orbit

At opening night of Art Basel Miami Beach, Davidoff offered guests handmade Dominican cigars. ... When visitors arrive at Art Basel Hong Kong this month, they will be able to explore artwork by Richard Serra...along with a plethora of luxury brands decke
New York Times
added Mar 7, 2015 15:33
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[Hong Kong] PROTECTING OUR TRADEMARKS: WHY WE’RE CHALLENGING AUSTRALIA’S LOGO BAN

we are asking a neutral body for a fair hearing of our claims on the merits, as guaranteed by the agreement signed by Australia.... PMI supports thousands of tobacco regulations worldwide, but an arbitrary mandate to censor trademarks, which have been use
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 24, 2015 12:54
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[Australia, Hong Kong] MARTIN: Trans Pacific Partnership. What's the deal being negotiated in our name?

Australia is currently being sued in an international tribunal by Philip Morris Asia after the tobacco giant lost its case in the High Court against Australia's plain packaging law. It is only able to do that because of an investment treaty Australia sig
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 20, 2015 16:06
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[Australia, Hong Kong] VIDEO: John Oliver compares lawsuit-happy tobacco companies to ‘open sores on Satan’s d*ck’

lambasted American tobacco companies for aggressively suing developing nations that have attempted to create public health laws in order to stem the tide of citizens who become addicted to the their cancer-causing products....soaring profits are due to to
Raw Story
added Feb 16, 2015 13:53
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[Asia, China] WINN: Time for Hong Kong to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes

Hong Kong, "Asia's World City" as the government likes to brand it, has so far shown little in the way of "world city" thinking on this and has been content to sit on its hands. Calling yourself a "world city" is supposed to mean more than having a fancy
South China Morning Post
added Feb 13, 2015 17:35
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Man sentenced for assaulting tobacco control inspector

at Wai Ming Street Garden at Fanling on September 25, 2014. The man assaulted a TCI when a team of inspectors was inspecting the premises. He was subsequently arrested and charged by the Police.
Hong Kong SAR Government Information Centre (hk)
added Feb 10, 2015 20:15
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[Australia, Hong Kong, Uruguay] The War Against “Plain Packaging”: Big Tobacco's Current Battle

attempting to beat every measure on cigarette packaging they can. The great bogeyman here is that of plain packaging, a measure that has been shown to dramatically reduce the enticements of smoking.
Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) (ca)
added Feb 8, 2015 13:12
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