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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Smoking out Chamber

And yet it called a proposal to restrict smoking in certain public spaces in Moldova “extreme.” The Chamber’s position is morally indefensible. Its members ought to start pushing back on this and soon.
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jul 12, 2015 10:39

[Australia] GRAY: Wonder how American tobacco companies can sue countries for antismoking campaigns?

ISDS issue goes beyond the TPP itself. As the Chamber’s fight on behalf of tobacco companies illustrates, even if the TPP stalls or if that provision falls out of the agreement, international companies can still sue countries, right now, under existing in
Washington Post
added Jul 8, 2015 21:59

[Asia, India] Tobacco board eyes global markets to boost slow trade

In a big push, global companies will be allowed set offices in Guntur and for India to participate in tobacco auctions and leaf processes, a top official of the Tobacco board said. “Tobacco board will look to aid in export promotion with the support of
Financial Chronicle (in)
added Jul 5, 2015 21:54

[Europe] The new Tobacco Products Directive – one year on

the Directive has already been challenged in court by both the tobacco and e-cigarette industry as well as by one Member State. The European Parliament and Council are working together, with the help of the Commission, to ensure that the rules agreed by t
European Commission on Health & Consumer Protection (be)
added May 31, 2015 11:15

Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2014 (PDF)

Brand / Category / Brand value 2014 $M / Brand contribution / Brand value % change 2014 vs 2013 / Rank change...9 / Marlboro / Tobacco/ 67,341 / 3 / -3% / -1
Millward Brown
added May 23, 2015 13:53

[Uruguay, USA] Big Tobacco: Why Smoking Is Not Going Away

United States continues to sit on the sideline...has abandoned developing nations to fight an industry...failure to act on tobacco is something American politicians can be held accountable for—after all, it is American regulation that shifted the market t
Harvard Political Review
added May 8, 2015 10:40

REICH: Trans Pacific Trickle-Down Economics

Big tobacco is already using an identical provision to sue developing nations that are trying to get their populations off nicotine. The tobacco companies are demanding these nations compensate them for lost cigarette sales.
OpEd News (blog)
added May 3, 2015 15:39

[Netherlands] Packaging digital culture to young smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

One ramification of the link with digital culture is that packs now provide consumers with new ways to engage with tobacco companies.... The utilisation of key touchstones of digital culture may also imply that these cigarettes are meant for those who ar
Tobacco Control
added Apr 21, 2015 23:15

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Uruguay] IP impact of leaked Trans-Pacific Partnership chapter debated

The chapter that has become public concerns investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) to whether Australia’s existing anti-tobacco regulations are under threat from this specific trade agreement, that falls into the ‘probably not’ category, according
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:50

[Uruguay, USA] ELIZABETH WARREN: The Trans-Pacific Partnership clause everyone should oppose

The provision, an increasingly common feature of trade agreements, is called “Investor-State Dispute Settlement,” or ISDS. . . Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay... the only winners will be multinational corporations.
Washington Post
added Feb 26, 2015 08:52
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