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[Hong Kong] Tobacco giant sues Australia

More than $50 million of taxpayer money is expected to go up in smoke defending cigarette plain packaging in a secretive international tribunal. But costs will pile up if Australia loses on its first defence that Philip Morris indulged in cynical “venue
West Australian (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 15:54
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[Asia-pacific] Exposing the TPP: The Dirtiest Deal You Never Heard Of

instances of this happening have already taken place. Right now, Philip is trying to reverse the Fair And Equitable Tobacco Reform Act (FETRA), implemented by US Department of Agriculture (USDA), in an attempt to score more profit from increasing taxes.
Clapway
added Jul 27, 2015 15:52
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] John Dalli appeals EU court decision on ‘unfair’ dismissal claim

Former European Commissioner files appeal, 'as his right', against EU court decision to reject his claim that former EC president Jose Barroso had required him to resign
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 27, 2015 15:45
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, USA] Alcohol, junk food next plain packaging targets, lawyer warns

Herbert Smith Freehills ...is taking on the World Trade Organisation on behalf of British American Tobacco over plain packaging and warning labels on tobacco packaging, has told Fairfax Media that tobacco is often the "canary in the coal mine" for changes
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 10:59
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CHAPMAN: Should a hunger charity accept support from a tobacco company?

a tweet from @CareersatBAT about how British American Tobacco South Africa had packed 200,000 meals of donated food for the Million Meal Challenge being run by Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jul 27, 2015 10:15
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] TPPA’s Effect On Public Health: Tobacco and Alcohol

Other policies...banning the use of terms like ‘mild’, ‘smooth’, ‘fine'; controlling the use of flavours...factories, distibution chains and intellectual property rights would be ‘protected investments’ who could also sue; advertisers, duty free stores, r
It's Our Future (nz)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:29
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[Asia, India] ‘Govt hand in glove with tobacco industry’

"But despite the evident conflict of interest, representatives of this industry have always been there in the government decision-making bodies," said Dr Prakash Gupta...in the city for a seminar being organized by the RST Regional Cancer Hospital on Sund
Times of India
added Jul 26, 2015 06:04
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[Asia, Pakistan, UK] HEALTH MINISTER’S ‘SURRENDER’ SURPRISES, TOBACCO CONTROL ADVOCATES Withdrawal of 85pc pictorial health warning

industry’s representatives in a high-level meeting not only got extended the deadline for one more month...they ‘convinced’ the well-intentioned health minister that the GHWs would only reduce the government revenues and lead to increase in smuggled cigar
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jul 26, 2015 05:58
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[Africa, Uganda] Debate on Tobacco Control Bill suspended

deputy Speaker of Parliament, on Tuesday halted the debate on the Bill to allow MPs harmonise contentious provisions...Hotel Owners Association say this will leave adult smokers with no place to consume a legitimate product which is a human right contrave
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jul 25, 2015 22:23
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[France] Angry French tobacconists dump tons of carrots on Paris streets

French tobacconists, up in arms at French government proposals to introduce plain cigarette packaging in France, this week dumped tons of carrots outside the French Senate in protest.
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Jul 25, 2015 20:28
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