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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Uruguay] IP impact of leaked Trans-Pacific Partnership chapter debated

The chapter that has become public concerns investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS)...as to whether Australia’s existing anti-tobacco regulations are under threat from this specific trade agreement, that falls into the ‘probably not’ category, according
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:50
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[Uruguay, USA] ELIZABETH WARREN: The Trans-Pacific Partnership clause everyone should oppose

The provision, an increasingly common feature of trade agreements, is called “Investor-State Dispute Settlement,” or ISDS. . . Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay... the only winners will be multinational corporations.
Washington Post
added Feb 26, 2015 08:52
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France Notifies WTO Of New Tobacco Labeling Requirements Aimed At Preventing Pregnant Women From Smoking ($$)

World Trade Online [Inside U.S. Trade]
added Feb 10, 2015 22:24
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[Asia] Probability of death by NCDs has gone up in India: WHO

In 2012 there were some 1.1 billion smokers worldwide, with over eight out of 10 tobacco smokers smoking daily. Manufactured cigarettes is the most common form of smoked tobacco and is used by over 90 per cent of current smokers. Globally smoking prevalen
Zee News (in)
added Jan 19, 2015 10:26
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Human rights and ethical considerations for a tobacco-free generation [FREE FULL TEXT]

While acknowledging that human rights rhetoric can be used to support both sides of the debate, we argue...Tobacco Free Generation 2000 is compatible with human rights principles, and may even form part of a successful human rights-based strategy for toba
Tobacco Control
added Jan 1, 2015 12:57
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World No Tobacco Day 2015: Stop illicit trade of tobacco products

For World No Tobacco Day 2015, we are calling on countries to work together to end the illicit trade of tobacco products. From many angles, the illicit trade of tobacco products is a major global concern, including health, legal and economic, governance
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 28, 2014 16:15
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[Kentucky] Overseas tobacco pressuring U.S. producers even further

"We have excess global supplies and work production is up about 35 percent. Good tobacco, I think, will still do well in the $1.90s or $2 a pound, but tobacco without a contract or lower-quality tobacco that goes to the auction is going to be very vulner
Farm World
added Dec 4, 2014 19:55
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[China] One Chinese company makes one-third of the world's cigarettes

The numbers are staggering: China is the world's largest tobacco maker and consumer, boasting roughly 365 million smokers. The industry supports 3.6 million farmers, four million tobacco retailers and half a million related employees.
CNN/Money
added Nov 26, 2014 19:28
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[Bulgaria, Europe] EU member states must impose excise duty on tobacco products not less that 90% per 1,000 pieces as of 2018: Finance Minister

Vladislav Goranov said at a press conference after the extraordinary sitting of the Council of Ministers... “The Council of Ministers adopted and will submit to the National Assembly amendment bills to the VAT Act as well as to the 2014 State Budget Act,”
Focus English News (bg)
added Nov 11, 2014 10:05
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[India, Spain, USA] SHUKLA: International trade impacts tobacco control

The issue of how international trade agreements and tobacco industry tactics are threatening existing tobacco control policies was also brought into focus at the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health held in Barcelona. Lawyer Mattew Allen said th
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:53
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