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[Asia-pacific] BOLLYKY: TPP Tobacco Exception Proves the New Rule in Trade

carve-out says a lot about the special role of tobacco in U.S. and international law, but less about investment disputes generally. It is an exception motivated by a unique combination: a widely subscribed treaty binding all other TPP countries, an execu
Council on Foreign Relations
added Feb 5, 2016 21:40
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LETTER to Dept. of Justice re: BAT in Africa (PDF)

We request the Department of Justice investigate BAT's alleged bribery to determine whether it violated the terms of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. On November 30, 2015, a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary 2 revealed that BAT alleged
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:29
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[Africa] EP. DOGGETT AND SEN. BLUMENTHAL LEAD CALL FOR DOJ INVESTIGATION OF BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO

Following multiple reports of widespread and systematic bribery of politicians and policymakers across Central and East Africa by British American Tobacco (BAT), U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) are calli
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:27
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Smoking bans lead to better national health

People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to a fresh look at past research from 21 nations. Smoking bans were tied to a decrease in health problems and deaths - especially tho
Reuters
added Feb 5, 2016 21:00
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Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Reports 2015 Results; Provides 2016 Earnings Per Share Forecast

Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:59
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[Asia] To Build a Ski Resort Under U.N. Sanctions, North Korea Turned to China

In 2014, China exported $37 million worth of computers; $30 million of tobacco;...according to trade statistics from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. In all these categories, China was the top exporter, the United Nations said
New York Times
added Feb 5, 2016 14:25
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Philip Morris' Q4 Earnings In Line, Revenues Miss Estimates

Net revenue went down 11.2% (up 4% excluding currency) to $6.4 billion and missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $6.6 billion by 3.03%. Revenues declined from the year-ago tally due to lower sales in the tobacco category resulting from the shift of pref
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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[Japan] JT's overseas profit drops 10% as Russian currency tumbles

Steep declines in the Russian ruble have dealt a blow to Japan Tobacco's earnings, as the global cigarette company does a brisk business in the country and surrounding region. With its overseas operating profit falling nearly 10%, the company's vulnerabil
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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DOHERTY: World Health Organization: No Kids Should See Films That Show Smoking

World Health Organization is fighting to bar children from seeing smoking in films without a guardian. As far as Zika virus goes, there is plenty of international coordinating to do.
Reason Magazine
added Feb 4, 2016 20:40
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Tobacco Taxes: Good for Public Health, Good for Fiscal Revenues February 8, 2016

This BBL will run from 11:00AM ET to 1:00PM ET.... Dr. Savedoff will summarize important facts related to tobacco consumption in developing countries, the effectiveness of tobacco taxation, and common objections to raising tobacco taxes. He will conclude
World Bank
added Feb 4, 2016 20:39
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