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[New Zealand] Dr Joshua Freeman: Trade deal needs urgent check up

In practice, the threat of action can have a handcuffing effect....In New Zealand, action on plain packaging of cigarettes has already been delayed; we're waiting because a tobacco company is suing Australia.
New Zealand Herald
added Oct 31, 2014 19:52

[Asia, Malaysia] Tobacco, health and trade rules

Now for the good news. Many governments are fighting back against the Big Tobacco onslaught, with Malaysia taking a lead role on two important fronts: the Tobacco Control Convention and the TPPA.
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Oct 31, 2014 18:55

[Australia] VIDEO: Big Tobacco uses Investor Clauses to Defend its Killer Products: Senator Richard Di Natale

You Tube
added Oct 31, 2014 12:09

Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Files Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q

informs its stockholders its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 31, 2014 11:25

Regulatory Threat Hits European Tobacco Growth Prospects

Tobacco profit growth in Europe will be more subdued than previously predicted as smokers switch to cheaper brands and tighter regulations turn people away from lighting up, according to Moody’s Investors Service.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 30, 2014 14:23

Altria Reports 2014 Third-Quarter and Nine-Month Results; Reaffirms 2014 Full-Year EPS Guidance

Altria and its subsidiaries continue to be subject to litigation, including risks associated with adverse jury and judicial determinations, courts reaching conclusions at variance with the companies’ understanding of applicable law, bonding requirements i
Altria Group, Inc.
added Oct 30, 2014 14:11
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Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

will webcast its conference call on November 6, 2014, following the release of its results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2015 after market close on that date. The conference call will begin at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and will be hosted by Candace C
PR Newswire
added Oct 30, 2014 14:09

TPP Ministers, Negotiators Steer Clear Of Tobacco Issue During Australia Meetings ($$)

did not discuss how a potential agreement would handle tobacco regulations during two weeks of meetings in Australia, although U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman this week acknowledged that it remains a divisive issue.
World Trade Online [Inside U.S. Trade]
added Oct 30, 2014 13:10

[Australia] van ONSELEN: What Robb must cut out of the TPP

the chilling effect ISDS clauses can have on a government’s willingness to regulate. Canada withdrew a proposal for plain packaging of tobacco...The ISDS clause in the TPP would sell-out the national interest for the benefit of foreign corporations. But
MacroBusiness (au)
added Oct 30, 2014 13:09

[Canada] KUKASWADIA: Public health agencies should prioritize public health based on evidence, not fear

4,922 people have died worldwide from Ebola. In Canada alone, 37,000 died in 2011 due to tobacco use...480,000 Americans died in 2010 from tobacco...tobacco kills more people than Ebola every three days. So yes, cigarettes are scarier than Ebola
PLOS Blogs
added Oct 30, 2014 13:02
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