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[Switzerland] Philip Morris v. Uruguay

The Philip Morris v. Uruguay case (Spanish: Caso Philip Morris contra Uruguay) started on 19 February 2010, when the multinational tobacco company Philip Morris International filed a complaint against Uruguay.[1] The company complains that Uruguay's anti
Wikipedia
added Oct 31, 2014 18:53
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Statement by Michael R. Bloomberg on Philip Morris International v. Uruguay Decision

Recognizing the need to support countries in future legal challenges, Bloomberg Philanthropies and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched the $4 million Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund in 2015, which aims to combat the tobacco industry’s use of i
Mike Bloomberg.com
added Jul 11, 2016 15:59
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[Latin America] Philip Morris Brand Sàrl (Switzerland), Philip Morris Products S.A. (Switzerland) and Abal Hermanos S.A. (Uruguay) v. Oriental Republic of Uruguay (ICSID Case No. ARB/10/7)

Status of Proceeding: Concluded Outcome of Proceeding: Award rendered by the Tribunal on July 8, 2016; attached to the award is a dissenting opinion by arbitrator Gary Born.
International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) (World Bank)
added Jul 9, 2016 16:09
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Tobacco From Switzerland Is Nearly as Popular as Cheese: Chart

Swiss exports of cigarettes and other smokes even surpassed the more famous delicacy from 2007 to 2012. British American Tobacco Plc, Japan Tobacco Inc. and Philip Morris International Inc. all process tobacco in the country and the industry employs some
Bloomberg News
added Apr 12, 2016 23:53
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[France, Switzerland, Uruguay, USA] International Smoke-free Air Successes

only half of all Americans are protected from exposure to secondhand smoke, whether in public places or at work. Several countries around the world have achieved complete protection for their citizens...Now we add a third, Switzerland, which presents a m
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:09
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[Switzerland] Gianni Botsford builds translucent concrete smoking pavilion

£65,000 smoking pavilion... "This would be a shelter where it would be possible to sit and relax ... whilst our clients could partake of one of their favourite pastimes without affecting anybody in the house: the old fashioned art of smoking.
Architects Journal (uk)
added Feb 9, 2015 14:10
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[Switzerland] Report: tobacco adverts target young Swiss

During the course of an average weekend a young person in Romandie is exposed to pro-smoking publicity 68 times... Companies are using numerous different ways of contacting consumers and employing new marketing techniques that are far more subtle and sop
The Local (ch)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:54
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[Switzerland, UK] Uruguay’s smoking laws draw tobacco fire ($$)

Uruguay’s reputation as one of the best places to invest in the region is also at stake, with Philip Morris presenting its arguments at the ICSID in March that the nation has violated terms of a bilateral investment treaty with the real Switzerland, where
Financial Times (uk)
added May 9, 2014 11:42
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[India, Iraq, Mid-east, Switzerland] UN diplomats lived large on smuggled tobacco

In August, two employees of the diplomatic mission of Iraq to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland were accused of abusing their diplomatic status to illegally funnel over 600,000 cigarettes into France over the course of 3 years in order to sell on
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:17
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[Europe, Switzerland] Defiance of a cigar veteran

is not ready to end his fight against Swiss moves to tighten tobacco laws... Emblematic of Swiss cigar culture is Heinrich Villiger, 85-year-old owner of the Villiger Söhne cigar company, and an importer of Cuban cigars into Germany, Poland and Austria as
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 9, 2015 20:17
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