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[Latin America, Switzerland] PAHO/WHO congratulates Uruguay for successfully defending tobacco control policies against tobacco industry challenges

"This decision serves not only as recognition of Uruguay's continuing efforts to protect its population against tobacco consumption and exposure to secondhand smoke but also as a precedent and a call to all countries in the Americas and indeed worldwide
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Jul 9, 2016 16:35
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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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[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decision published on Friday, the ICSID said it had ruled to dismiss Philip Morris' demand that the regulations be withdrawn, or not applied to the company, or that it be paid $22 million in damages instead.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, Switzerland, Uruguay] Victory for Public Health: International Ruling Against Philip Morris

Cabrera, executive director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law...“We hope the ruling will encourage countries to consider implementing more effective tobacco control policies without the fear of international investment litigatio
Newswise
added Jul 9, 2016 15:56
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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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[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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[Asia, India, Switzerland] How the Swiss 'laughed' at smoking disclaimer in Miruthan

Tamil zombie thriller film Miruthan was recently screened at the Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival in Switzerland. According to director Anurag Kashyap who was present at the screening, the audience laughed and “hooted the loudest” when the
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:41
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[Switzerland] No general ban on tobacco advertising

voted on Wednesday to protect a free market economy, rather than support health concerns. The ban had been called for by the Swiss Health Minister Alain Berset, who said in Parliament that smoking was damaging not only from a health perspective, but also
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Jun 16, 2016 13:30
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