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[Ohio] Did Obama administration duck smoking issue in free trade talks? Sherrod Brown suggests so

a tobacco-and-trade debate that Sen. Sherrod Brown joined today with a letter to President Barack Obama's administration asking a basic question: Should trade treaties, which encourage the global flow of goods and services, trump public health and safety
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Sep 13, 2013 01:50
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[Europe] Estonian officials are fighting against EU tobacco regulations

The Estonian Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications are critical towards the draft European Parliament and Council Directive on tobacco products, saying that the EU Tobacco Directive violates entrepreneurial rights and
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Feb 14, 2013 21:26
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[France] Hearings to Begin in Anti-smoking Lawsuit by Philip Morris International Against Uruguay

Uruguay faces its first hearings in the French capital this week in a lawsuit filed by U.S. tobacco giant Philip Morris International (IW 50/4) against its anti-smoking laws, an official said Monday. In early 2010, Philip Morris filed a complaint with th
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 4, 2013 22:16
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[Canada] Will plain-packaged smokes help bring about the 'endgame' for tobacco?

Plain packaging — now in Australia, the United Kingdom and France and being considered in 10 other countries from Sweden to Singapore — is a necessary step in ending “a tragedy of the 20th century,” according to Cynthia Callard of Physicians for a Smoke-
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:29
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[Asia-pacific] FLYNN: TPP Carve Out for Tobacco Shows Core Flaws in Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)

Those with knowledge of the new tobacco text have revealed that the language proposed to be added to the investment chapter reads: Exception Article X Tobacco control measures Tobacco control measures shall not be subject to the dispute resolution pro
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Oct 1, 2015 17:06
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[Australia, Uruguay] LETTER FROM PUBLIC HEALTH ORGS TO EUROPEAN COMMISSION (PDF)

We are deeply concerned about the potential for the tobacco industry to misuse international trade and investment agreements... We write specifically to address statements made by Philip Morris International (PMI) in its December 8, 2014 letter on ISDS
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Jan 31, 2015 10:42
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[Denmark] Buyout Firms Said Vie for World's Biggest Cigar Company

The owners of Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S, a Danish manufacturer of cigars, are in talks with private-equity firms about a possible sale of the company, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 1, 2014 07:14
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[Wisconsin] Local tobacconist founds international group for women cigar afficionadas

Mary Lynn Kane vows to change the cigar industry...Under the auspices of the group she founded five years ago – the International Women's Cigar Society (IWCS) – she conducted a first-of-its-kind survey earlier this year of women cigar smokers in the U.S.
OnMilwaukee.com
added Aug 25, 2014 13:01
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[Australia, Honduras, Ukraine] Big Tobacco fights back on packaging

with British American Tobacco telling The Times that it is assisting the Honduras and Ukraine governments with legal fees. While the latter doesn’t spring to mind as a huge tobacco producer, the Ukraine Government fears that if the ban is upheld, pressure
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 5, 2012 19:15
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[Asia] Azerbaijan among world's most smoking countries

Montenegro, where 4,124.53 cigarettes are smoked per adult per year, according to 2014 figures... As for Azerbaijan, it took 13th place in the ranking, which proves that the country has a large number of smokers.
News.az
added Jun 2, 2016 15:01
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