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[Latin America, Switzerland] Foley Hoag Helps Uruguay Secure Landmark Victory Over Philip Morris

An international arbitral tribunal today rejected a challenge by Philip Morris International, Inc. (“PMI”) to Uruguay’s strict tobacco-control measures, aimed at reducing cigarette consumption and its devastating impact on public health. “This precedent-
Business Wire
added Jul 8, 2016 21:19
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[Switzerland] Philip Morris International Comments on Tribunal’s Decision in Arbitration Between PMI and Uruguay

“For the last seven years, we have already been complying with the regulations at issue in the case, so today’s outcome doesn’t change the status quo. We’ve never questioned Uruguay’s authority to protect public health, and this case wasn’t about broad i
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jul 8, 2016 21:17
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What’s in cigarette smoke? Most people don’t know

Many people in a recent study said they’d tried to find out what chemicals are in tobacco products or smoke, but most were not familiar with components other than nicotine. Surveyed by phone, more than half the respondents said they’d like to see this in
Reuters
added Jul 8, 2016 21:13
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New FDA Warning Labels Explained

WARNING: The cigar boxes inside the humidor of your local tobacconist are going to look a lot different in about two years. That's the period when cigar manufacturers and distributors, as mandated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in its recently
Cigar Aficionado
added Jul 11, 2016 01:31
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Philip Morris Loses Uruguay Packaging Arbitration ($$)

Tribunal president Piero Bernardini and Uruguay appointee James R. Crawford were in the majority. Philip Morris appointee Gary Born issued a partial dissent on two grounds, though he emphasized his conclusions are "not in any way a comment on the soverei
Law360
added Jul 9, 2016 17:32
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Uruguay Wins Dispute With Tobacco Giant Philip Morris

"The health measures that we have imposed to control tobacco and protect the health of our people have been recognized as legitimate and adopted as a sovereign function of our republic," said Vazquez, an oncologist who had spearheaded the anti-smoking ca
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 9, 2016 15:53
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[Europe] Graphic packaging : Luxembourg ramps up efforts to stub out smoking

llow teeth, black smokers' lung and rotting feet. By the end of the year anyone who buys cigarettes in Luxembourg will be faced with these graphic images showing the effects of smoking on the body. Under a compulsory EU directive which came into force in
Luxemburger Wort (lu)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:41
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[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco firms' tax bill nears €500m ahead of plain packaging ban - report

represents an 81pc increase on the same period last year. The increased tax spend comes ahead of the imminent plain packaging ban. However, companies will be allowed to sell off whatever remaining stock they have left - branded or otherwise up until May 2
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:36
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[USA] Ireland: 2016 Investment Climate Statements

The government continues to crack down on the sale of illegal cigarettes smuggled into the country by both international and local organized criminal groups. Cigarettes in Ireland are heavily taxed, making illegal trade in counterfeit and untaxed cigaret
US Department of State
added Jul 7, 2016 18:24
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ROSENBERG: Ugly Is the New Look for Cigarette Packs

in the United States, cigarette packs still carry only ineffective chunks of 30-year-old text on the sides...there might be a workaround: do plain packaging without the graphic warning labels. Packs would be truly plain — just a boring greenish-brown box
New York Times
added Jul 6, 2016 02:08
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