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[Asia-pacific] BOLLYKY: TPP Tobacco Exception Proves the New Rule in Trade

carve-out says a lot about the special role of tobacco in U.S. and international law, but less about investment disputes generally. It is an exception motivated by a unique combination: a widely subscribed treaty binding all other TPP countries, an execu
Council on Foreign Relations
added Feb 5, 2016 21:40
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[Asia, Mid-east] Films showing smoking scenes should get adult rating, says WHO, Oman health experts

Health experts in Oman have welcomed the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls on governments to introduce age-classified ratings for films with tobacco images to stop children from getting addicted to cigarettes and hookah.
Times of Oman (om)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:26
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[Belgium, Europe] VIDEO: New laws on e-cigarettes to be introduced across EU

Laws on electronic cigarettes will change across Europe this year, with new health warnings and controls on how they are sold. In some parts of the EU, e-cigarettes are currently banned. Hywel Griffith has been to the Belgian capital, Brussels, to see wh
BBC Online
added Jan 4, 2016 04:18
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Asia Minute: Indonesia’s Tobacco Challenges

nearly a third of the country’s male residents smoke their first cigarette by the age of ten....The WHO says the only places where people smoke more are China and India. Indonesia’s government has taken some steps to slow tobacco use - taxes on cigarett
Hawaii Public Radio
added Dec 30, 2015 16:33
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[Asia-pacific] Reichert Says About 15 Republicans Will Oppose TPP Over Tobacco ($$)

Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA), the chairman of the House Ways & Means trade subcommittee, warned Thursday (Dec. 3) that securing congressional passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will be more difficult than the winning approval of the fa
World Trade Online [Inside U.S. Trade]
added Dec 4, 2015 14:14
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[Europe] INVESTIGATION / Will EU renew $1.25bn deal with tobacco firm PMI?

There are 222 days left until an unprecedented treaty between tobacco company Philip Morris International ... Since the deal with PMI, the EU signed similar agreements with three other tobacco giants. Until June 2015, the EU and its members have received
EUobserver.com
added Dec 1, 2015 12:36
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Imperial Tobacco Starts to Deliver U.S. Acquisition Progress

Imperial Tobacco Group Plc reported full-year earnings that beat analysts’ estimates as the market share of its recently-acquired U.S. cigarette brands stabilized in the fourth quarter. Adjusted operating profit gained 2.4 percent to 3.05 billion pounds
Bloomberg News
added Nov 3, 2015 17:23
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BLOOMBERG RANKINGS: THE WORLD'S HEALTHIEST COUNTRIES HEALTHIEST COUNTRIES 1 to 40 (PDF)

Singapore / Italy / Australia / Switzerland / Japan / Israel / Spain
Bloomberg News
added Nov 3, 2015 17:00
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Altria Group (MO) Martin J. Barrington on Q3 2015 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

e-vapor growth has slowed down this year. So we had triple-digit gains year-over-year a couple of years ago, and then 50-ish% last year and it's obvious that while the category continues to grow it's not growing at anywhere near that rate. With respect
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 29, 2015 14:04
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Latest New York Times Report: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Ties to Big Tobacco Go Back Decades

Until the U.S. Chamber of Commerce stops fighting tobacco control measures, we again call on members of the Chamber’s Board of Directors to withdraw from the Chamber. We also call on the U.S. government to ensure that its personnel do not support the Cha
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 15, 2015 23:25
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