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Could Altria Group Inc and Philip Morris International Inc Recombine?

Once the dollar weakens, foreign currencies stabilize, and PMI tightens its grip on developing and emerging markets with higher smoking rates, it could look like a stronger investment than Altria. When that happens, some people might start speculating th
Motley Fool
added Sep 28, 2015 19:48

[Asia-pacific, Australia] CASALE: Another Huge Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Problem Arises

Phillip Morris is suing Australia for their plain packaging laws for “loss profits.” They can do so under the Australia and Hong Kong’s trade treaty. ISDS is absolutely horrible and gives multinationals way too much power and the ability to sue any gover
Economy in Crisis
added Sep 4, 2015 23:48

[Asia-pacific] Tobacco skirmish over TPP proposal finds powerful Senate support - Scotland blocks GE crop growth. So what?

Tobacco companies in the U.S. are flexing some muscle over a potential proposal in the evolving Trans-Pacific Partnership deal that would block them from challenging anti-smoking laws in member countries. And they’ve found some powerful allies, reports Pr
added Aug 11, 2015 18:09

[North Carolina] TILLIS LETTER TO MICHAEL FROMAN, Office of the United States Trade Representative / TILLIS LEETER TO SEN. HATCH (PDF)

met personally with Leader McConnell and Chairman Hatch, both of whom continue to express opposition to a tobacco "carve out,"...the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA) set clear directives for you and your team,
US Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC)
added Aug 8, 2015 12:49

[Asia] CHAPMAN: Australian government’s $50m investment in defending against Big Tobacco legal thuggery

With tobacco causing 5.4 million deaths a year, with one billion forecast this century, our government’s investment to fend off Big Tobacco’s global ambitions to wreck effective tobacco control is of enormous importance in the history of controlling the
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:52

[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] TPPA’s Effect On Public Health: Tobacco and Alcohol

Other policies...banning the use of terms like ‘mild’, ‘smooth’, ‘fine'; controlling the use of flavours...factories, distibution chains and intellectual property rights would be ‘protected investments’ who could also sue; advertisers, duty free stores, r
It's Our Future (nz)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:29

World Economic Forum: These countries smoked the most #cigarettes in 2014

@wef 'Smokers per 100 of population' will give a better picture. That would end up w/ Russia & USA topping the list.
added Jul 21, 2015 05:33

[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
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