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[Latin America, Switzerland] Philip Morris Loses Uruguay Packaging Arbitration ($$)

Tribunal president Piero Bernardini and Uruguay appointee James R. Crawford were in the majority. Philip Morris appointee Gary Born issued a partial dissent on two grounds, though he emphasized his conclusions are "not in any way a comment on the soverei
Law360
added Jul 9, 2016 17:32
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[Asia] Up in Smoke: Why China has Banned Foreign Investment in the Tobacco Industry

Although China is moving toward regulation, wavering government commitment and deep-seated use within society stand in the way...Although China is not yet primed for tobacco cessation products, it is a question of time before the public comes to grips wit
Asia Briefing (hk)
added Jun 28, 2016 11:43
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[Asia] Coalition opposed to plain packaging has many ties to tobacco industry

An "international coalition" consisting of 47 organizations ... signed a letter and sent to World Health Organization...individual members of the anti-plain packaging coalition have also received tobacco industry funding. Other signatories count tobacco c
Asian Tribune
added Jun 17, 2016 02:41
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Global Cigar market: Consumption, Trends, Growth & Key Opportunities, 2014-2018

The report titled “Global Cigar Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2018)” provides an in-depth analysis of major cigar markets of China, United States, Germany, Spain, the UK and China. It also accesses the key opportunities and underlying trends in
Medgadget.com (blog)
added Jun 2, 2016 09:38
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[Africa] Alliance One puts Kenya fraud damage at USD 51 million

said employee fraud that prompted the company to close its Kenyan procurement office last year caused “discrepancies” in inventory and income amounting to USD 50.8 million (EUR 45.6 million). Last November the leaf merchant had put the estimated damage at
Tobacco Journal International
added May 26, 2016 18:47
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BATES: The prohibitionists have nicotine in their cross-hairs

Just as the utter failure of the war of drugs is finally grabbing the attention of world leaders and legally regulated drug markets are finally emerging, we seem to be moving in the opposite direction in nicotine policy. We need a unified regulatory phi
Transform (uk)
added May 4, 2016 17:23
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[Europe] Nanny State Index

This is the first edition of the Nanny State Index, a league table of the worst places in the European Union to eat, drink, smoke and vape....Christopher Snowdon is the head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs. His research focuses
Nanny State Index [European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER)]
added Apr 3, 2016 18:22
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAXLEY: Is plain packaging worth it? ― Jeffrey Baxley

before passing a law based solely on an international trend, the government should take the time to carefully study whether the much-touted public health measure actually makes the public healthier....consumers and voters should ask themselves whether the
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 23, 2016 16:05
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EU anti-fraud official backs tobacco agreements

Margarete Hofmann, policy director of the EU anti-fraud office, known as OLAF, last week sent political advisers in the European Parliament a briefing paper in an email obtained by POLITICO, saying the agreements are the “best instruments” to combat ciga
Politico
added Mar 22, 2016 11:20
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[Africa, UK] World's youngest billionaire got her fortune from shady tobacco company that sold cigarettes made with child labour and targetted female non-smokers with ads

Glamorous Norwegian tobacco heiress Alexandra Andresen, 19, was named by Forbes as a billionaire this week. Her family tobacco firm benefitted from child labour and tried to get women to smoke.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 7, 2016 17:13
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