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[South America/Caribbean] President of Uruguay / A privileged position within the region

In this exclusive interview with United World, Mr. Vázquez...discusses Uruguay’s competitive advantages, as well as the landmark Uruguay v Philip Morris court case, in which the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSI
The Worldfolio (uk)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:35
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[Australia, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] CROSBIE/GLANTZ: Philip Morris gets its ash kicked in Uruguay; where will it next blow smoke?

Neither Bloomberg nor Uruguay disclosed the amount of Bloomberg’s financial help. It is safe to say that Uruguay would have not prevailed...Uruguay’s and Australia’s wins against Big Tobacco are important reminders of how much the United States is lagging
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:32
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] PAHO: More government action needed to reverse smoking epidemic in region

According to the report, only half the population of the Americas (the inhabitants of 17 of 35 countries) is fully protected from the harmful effects of tobacco smoke by laws requiring smoke-free environments in all enclosed public places and workplaces
Caribbean360 (bb)
added May 20, 2016 22:53
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: Framework Convention on Tobacco Control does not advocate industry exclusion from regulatory process

Demtoco is not opposed to Tobacco Control Regulations...very clear that the WHO Guidelines for the implementation of Article 5.3 are not binding. The truth is, these Guidelines do not mandate a complete exclusion of the legitimate tobacco industry.
Stabroek News (gy)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:31
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[Asia-pacific, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] de ZAYAS: How can Philip Morris sue Uruguay over its tobacco laws?

There is no justification for the existence of a privatised system of dispute settlement...It is time for the UN general assembly to convene a world conference to put human rights at the centre of the international investment regime. In this context, a bi
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:21
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Uruguay's new anti-smoking president faces pot dilemma

Vazquez, a cancer doctor returning to the country's highest office a decade after launching an anti-smoking crusade, faces a dilemma over his predecessor's landmark marijuana law….the first country in the world to fully legalize marijuana
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:32
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] ESPEUT: Why Would They Enforce This One?

Before regulations are enacted, there must be serious assessment of enforcement issues. I wonder whether these issues have been properly thought through.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 19, 2013 11:19
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] National Council on Drug Abuse backs smoking ban

has put its full support behind the Government's ban on smoking in public places, which will take effect today.
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 17, 2013 01:08
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[South America/Caribbean] Tobacco Control Litigation: Broader Impacts on Health Rights Adjudication

Key to this judicial trend is the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which provides a legal standard — supported by scientific evidence — defining concrete measures states should take to address the tobacco epidemic, and thus giving content to the r
Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
added Apr 25, 2013 12:51
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Pan American Countries Commit to Accelerating Progress Against Tobacco – Renewed Effort Will Save Lives, Improve Public Health in Americas

Today 35 countries in the Americas announced a new commitment to accelerating progress in implementing proven tobacco control measures...adopted at the 29th Pan American Sanitary Conference in Washington, D.C and outlines a vision for the Americas from 20
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:43
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