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[Latin America] Cigarette vending to be banned; Guyana will lose billions in taxes- Demtoco

The Demerara Tobacco Company Limited (Demtoco) on Wednesday said it is too early to take take legal action to stop the enforcement of legislation that bans smoking in public places and will almost literally wipe out street-corner cigarette vending.
Demerara Waves (gy)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:56
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[Latin America] Trade, Investment, and Tobacco: Philip Morris v Uruguay

The tobacco industry has commandeered international trade and investment treaties to undermine laws designed to protect societies from the devastating consequences of tobacco use. The barrage of litigation is a prime industry tactic to deter governments f
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Nov 26, 2016 02:06
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[Bolivia, Latin America, Peru] Incautan contenedores con cigarrillos de contrabando [Containers seized with smuggled cigarettes]

arrested a trailer from the border with Bolivia carrying two containers into which more than five million smuggled cigarettes were found, with an approximate value two million soles, plus candy, cell phone accessories, cleaning products, bundles of used c
Diario Uno (pe)
added Jul 27, 2016 21:50
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[Latin America, Uruguay] Philip Morris' Risk Profile Just Changed

PM benefits from easy regulatory environments in emerging markets. But if governments become more emboldened as a result of the Uruguay victory, PM will run into trouble.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jul 11, 2016 17:21
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[Latin America, Switzerland] PHILIP MORRIS BRANDS SÀRL, PHILIP MORRIS PRODUCTS S.A. and ABAL HERMANOS S.A. (THE CLAIMANTS) and ORIENTAL REPUBLIC OF URUGUAY (THE RESPONDENT) (ICSID Case No. ARB/10/7): AWARD (PDF) (224 pp)

For these reasons the Tribunal holds that the procedural improprieties were not sufficient in this case to rise to the standard of a denial of justice and decides that there was no denial of justice also in the SPR proceedings. / Concurring and Dissenti
Presidencia de la República Oriental del Uruguay (uy)
added Jul 10, 2016 14:41
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Phillip Morris loses tough-on-tobacco lawsuit in Uruguay

In a lengthy decision published on Friday, the ICSID said it had ruled to dismiss Philip Morris' demand that the regulations be withdrawn, or not applied to the company, or that it be paid $22 million in damages instead.
Reuters
added Jul 9, 2016 16:00
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[Latin America] PATTI LYNN: CELEBRATING YUL FRANCISCO DORADO, A DETERMINED VISIONARY

It was because of his vision that, in 2005, Corporate Accountability International established an office and region-wide presence in Latin America. In his early years on staff, Yul was an integral part of partnering with the governments of Uruguay, Colom
Corporate Accountability International
added Jun 6, 2016 13:05
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Report on Tobacco Control for the Region of the Americas: WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: 10 Years Later (PDF) (148 pp)

30 out of the 35 countries of the Region are Parties to the FCTC, only six countries have implemented at least four of the main measures of the FCTC at its highest level...Countries that have implemented comprehensive tobacco control measures have shown i
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 20, 2016 23:23
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[Latin America, District of Columbia] President Tabaré Vázquez of Uruguay Honored for Global Leadership in Fight against Tobacco

to receive its highest honor, the Champion Award, which recognizes extraordinary leadership in the fight against tobacco use around the world. President Vázquez is being honored for his unparalleled leadership in reducing tobacco use in Uruguay and for hi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 17, 2016 16:49
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[Central America, Latin America] The importance of continued engagement during the implementation phase of tobacco control policies in a middle-income country: the case of Costa Rica

The implementation phase continues to be a site of intensive tobacco industry political activity in low and middle-income countries. International support and earmarked tobacco taxes provide important technical and financial assistance to implement tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2016 00:54
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