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[Europe, UK] Tobacco Giants Sue Britain Over Rules on Plain Packaging

Britain would be the first of the European Union’s 28 countries to impose the regulation, which formed part of a broad new set of tobacco rules, also governing electronic cigarettes, that the union approved last year but has left up to member states to e
New York Times
added May 22, 2015 17:36
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[Asia-pacific, Uruguay, USA] LETTERS: In the Heat of the Pacific Trade Battle

--TPP is not about free trade.... it is a corporate giveaway / --Investor-State Dispute Settlement accords are already included in many bilateral trade agreements, and we know what they bring — a Philip Morris suit against Uruguay for $25 million for the
New York Times
added May 22, 2015 12:37
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[USA] SANDERS: The TPP Must Be Defeated | Sen. Bernie Sanders

Phillip Morris is using this process to sue Australia and Uruguay for passing laws designed to prevent the children in those countries from smoking. These countries should be rewarded for taking action to protect the public health of their citizens. Inste
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 22, 2015 12:06
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Altria Holds 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Chief Executive Officer and President, Marty Barrington, summarized Altria’s 2014 and first quarter 2015 operating and financial results and emphasized Altria’s focus on its people and work culture, commitment to communities and corporate responsibility i
Altria Group, Inc.
added May 21, 2015 22:40
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[Asia-pacific, USA] VIDEO: Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Trade Deals Should Not Let Corporations Challenge Laws Outside of U.S. Courts

Senator Elizabeth Warren delivered a floor speech on May 19, 2015 about an amendment she introduced with Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and 13 other senators to the Trade Promotion Authority ("Fast Track") legislation that would prohibit Fast Track from
You Tube
added May 21, 2015 21:25
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[Asia-pacific, USA, California] CA SENATORS SPLIT ON FAST-TRACK OF TRADE PACT IN SENATE

Senate has voted 65 to 33 to take up HR 1314... California’s two Senators, both Democrats, split on the issue. Senator Dianne Feinstein voted in favor, while Senator Barbara Boxer voted against the fast-tracking.
East County (CA) Magazine (Heartland Foundation)
added May 21, 2015 20:50
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[Asia-pacific, USA] McConnell, Siding With Obama on Trade Deal, Describes Unlikely Alliance

On the issue of trade, he and the president who is so often the object of his scorn both believe that a sweeping accord with 11 other Pacific Rim nations will stoke the United States economy for years. In the caricature of how Washington works, Mr. McCon
New York Times
added May 21, 2015 19:56
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[Asia-pacific, USA] Show us the deal: Senators Warren, Manchin demand Obama disclose TPP

Two Senate Democrats have sponsored a bill demanding the White House reveal the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to the public at least two months before Congress could give President Obama fast-track authority.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 21, 2015 19:53
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[Asia-pacific, USA] Senate advances fast-track trade bill sought by Obama

Senators voted 62-38 to set up a speedy decision on the "fast-track" trade negotiating authority the president needs to complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. The TPP is part of Obama's so-called pivot to Asia, a strategy to counter Ch
Reuters
added May 21, 2015 19:29
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[Asia-pacific, USA] Sweeping Trade Bill Passes a Key Senate Vote

A flurry of last-minute deal-making on the Senate floor on Thursday rescued President Obama’s ambitious trade agenda from defeat, breaking a filibuster to advance legislation that would empower the president to complete a sweeping, 12-nation Pacific trade
New York Times
added May 21, 2015 19:27
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