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[Latin America, Switzerland] Uruguay wins lead case against Philip Morris over strict anti-tobacco law

Uruguay won on Friday an arbitration case against US tobacco giant Philip Morris, which sued the state claiming its strict anti-tobacco law harmed the cigarette maker's business, both sides said. Philip Morris argued that Uruguay had violated terms of a b
MERCOPRESS (uy)
added Jul 9, 2016 16:42
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[Switzerland] Last Swiss tobacco factory facing closure

Since it was opened in 1938, Fermenta in Payerne, canton Vaud, has been preparing tobacco for international cigarette producers. But a number of factors have led to its decline: fewer people smoke, fewer farmers are growing tobacco, and the strong franc
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Apr 24, 2016 23:12
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[Australia, Europe, Switzerland] Universität Zürich lässt «Review» einer Studie durch Philip Morris zu [University of Zurich can "review" a study by Philip Morris]

Philip Morris is sponsoring a study by the University of Zurich - and this gives the tobacco Multi amazing rights...."University Agrees that, prior to submission to publisher of a manuscript ...University shall forward to PMIM 30 days prior to planned pu
Angeli's Views (thomas angeli blog)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:57
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Philip Morris Brand Sàrl (Switzerland), Philip Morris Products S.A. (Switzerland) and Abal Hermanos S.A. (Uruguay) v. Oriental Republic of Uruguay

Status of Proceeding: Pending (the Respondent files a counter-memorial on the merits on October 13, 2014)
International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) (World Bank)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:22
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OK to take a smoko in Switzerland

Switzerland joined Romania, the Czech Republic and Germany as one of the handful of European countries to reject a rigorous ban on smoking in all enclosed public places, after voters rejected the idea in a national referendum.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 5, 2012 12:34
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[Switzerland] Swiss Not Neutral on Smoking Ban Referendum

Many residents are opposed to a nationwide smoking ban in public spaces.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Sep 25, 2012 04:42
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[Switzerland] AUDIO: Opponents huffy over proposed uniform smoking ban

Next month Switzerland votes on whether to ban smoking in workplaces. The poll is especially aimed at creating a uniform law against smoking in restaurants and bars across Switzerland.
worldradio.ch 88.4 FM IN GENEVA (WRS) (ch)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:48
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[Switzerland] Protecting present and future generations

The Eighth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8) to the WHO FCTC will be convened in Geneva (Switzerland), at the seat of the Convention Secretariat, from 1 to 6 October 2018. If 40 Parties to the treaty become Parties to the Protocol to Elimina
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 17, 2018 21:03
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[Switzerland] UPDATE 1-Ukraine drops WTO action against Australian tobacco-packaging laws

Ukraine asked the panel to suspend the proceedings on May 28 and said it will try to find a mutually agreed solution with Australia..Health campaigners were perplexed by Ukraine's WTO suit because it is also a party to the U.N.'s Framework Convention...B
Reuters
added Jun 3, 2015 20:32
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[Europe, Switzerland, UK, Uruguay] Big Tobacco puts countries on trial as concerns over TTIP deals mount

As Philip Morris sues Uruguay over its health warnings, the tiny country has found itself a test case for big business lawsuits that could hit the EU...critics have been particularly vocal about fears US healthcare companies now running parts of the NHS
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:36
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