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Indonesia to terminate more than 60 bilateral investment treaties ($$)

Indonesia is planning to terminate more than 60 bilateral investment treaties that allow disgruntled foreign investors to bypass local courts and seek compensation in international tribunals, amid a growing global backlash against such provisions.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:53

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Indonesia to challenge Australia's plain-packaging tobacco laws at World Trade Organisation

Indonesia has won the right to seek a ruling by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Australia's tobacco plain-packaging laws. Trade sources said the WTO's disputes settlement body had agreed to set up an independent panel of trade and legal experts i
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 26, 2014 17:20

Tobacco Control Since the 1964 Surgeon General's Report: Reflecting Back and Looking Forward

population-level tobacco cessation has also massively reduced potential healthcare expenses, while preserving the economic productivity of those who quit smoking in response to the Surgeon General’s report and/or the societal norm changes and policy initi
Oncology News (
added Mar 25, 2014 07:05

[Australia] Smoking, Plain Packaging and Public Health (PDF)

While motivated by the best of intentions, plain packaging’s effects appear to have been less than desirable. Other countries contemplating the introduction of plain packaging would be well advised to postpone any decision until its effects in Austral
Adam Smith Institute
added Mar 24, 2014 18:34

KELSEY: Preliminary analysis: Why a Tobacco 'exception' from ISDS won't sufficiently protect tobacco control measures (PDF)

Center for Policy Analysis on Trade and Health - CPATH (Thoreau Center for Sustainability)
added Feb 22, 2014 19:41

[Europe, UK] E-cigarettes could become 'medicines' available on NHS

Manufacturers apply for licences from regulatory body as tobacco substitutes scrutinised by EU and advertising watchdog
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 4, 2014 11:01

Safeguards for Tobacco Control: Options for the TPPA

CONCLUSION Six chapters of the TPPA potentially threaten tobacco-control measures. They expand market access or protect the industry with WTO-plus rules that can be used in later rounds of litigation: 1. Investment—expands investor-state arbitration for U
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jan 24, 2014 16:36

[Russia] High taxes and other weapons against the army of smokers

, it's really hard to escape from smoking slavery, says the president of the Russian Public Health Association and coordinator of Tobacco-Free Russia coalition Andrey Demin. "Tobacco causes a drug-like addiction, it's a fact, so people get trapped very q
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Jan 10, 2014 11:43

The Surprising Top Ten Smoking Countries In The World

New research, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates, shows of the prevalence of smoking in the world has increased despite successful anti-smoking campaigns in countries such as the USA and Australia.
Business Insider
added Jan 9, 2014 16:20

Smoking rates down in Canada, but number of smokers worldwide grows: Study

The study found four countries -- Canada, Iceland, Mexico and Norway -- have reduced smoking rates by more than half since 1980. The researchers noted the number of cigarettes smoked around the world has grown to more than six trillion a year. In 75 cou
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jan 9, 2014 06:16
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