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[Asia-pacific] What Australians should know about the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership

Australian medical community is also concerned....undermine domestic efforts to control things like tobacco and alcohol. ..called for the government to reject "any provisions in trade agreements that could reduce Australia’s right to develop health policy
Mashable.com
added Jul 31, 2015 08:14
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Hawaii, North Carolina] Pacific trade negotiators chase elusive final deal in tough talks

U.S. lawmakers, including from tobacco-growing states such as North Carolina, renewed warnings against excluding tobacco from rules allowing foreign companies to sue a host government. ...was discussion of a U.S.-initiated exception in Maui. It would be n
Reuters
added Jul 31, 2015 08:09
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Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Reports 2015 Second-Quarter Results; Reaffirms 2015 Full-Year Reported Diluted EPS Forecast; Expects to be Towards Upper End of Full-Year Currency-Neutral Adjusted Diluted EPS Growth Rate of 9%-11%

“While currency headwinds remain stubbornly high, we are ever focused on the prudent management of cash flow. We are committed to returning around 100% of our free cash flow to shareholders.”
Business Wire
added Jul 30, 2015 19:34
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Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Files Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q

informs its shareholders that its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2015 has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jul 30, 2015 19:23
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Implementation of Effective Cigarette Health Warning Labels Among Low & Middle Income Countries: state capacity, path dependency, and tobacco industry activity

Drs. Hiilamo and Glantz concluded that adopting voluntary HWL policies reduced the likelihood of having FCTC compliant HWLs and that legislators and other policymakers should not accept industry voluntary agreements in tobacco. Click here to read the f
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 30, 2015 15:04
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Implementation of effective cigarette health warning labels among low and middle income countries: State capacity, path-dependency and tobacco industry activity (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Adopting voluntary HWL policies in 1992 reduced likelihood of having FCTC compliant HWLs 21 years later. Legislators and other policymakers should not accept industry voluntary agreements in tobacco and be extremely cautious about accepting voluntary agre
Social Science & Medicine
added Jul 30, 2015 15:03
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[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
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[Africa, South Africa] Reynolds may give BAT second wind

BRITISH American Tobacco’s sizeable stake in the enlarged Reynolds American group promises to deliver increased returns for the second-largest cigarette maker, which on Wednesday posted slower first-half sales amid declining cigarette volumes.
Business Day (za)
added Jul 30, 2015 06:58
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii] Trans Pacific Partnership to impose new rules on Australia Post, NBN

Robb said sugar was a "do-or-die" issue for Australia, along with ... securing safeguards to prevent health and environment measures from being caught up in investor-state dispute settlement procedures. The Philip Morris tobacco company is currently suin
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 30, 2015 06:56
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[Asia-pacific] BOSTIC/STEWART: US Chamber of Commerce is in Big Tobacco’s thrall

Now that the Chamber’s relationship with Big Tobacco has been exposed, the U.S. must look skeptically on the rest of the organization’s agenda. With the tobacco industry responsible for the loss of more than 6 million lives every year, there appear to be
Aljazeerah
added Jul 30, 2015 04:37
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