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[Latin America] Smoke-free Air in Uruguay: A campaign case study (PDF)

with their smoke-free campaign, Uruguay enacted a number of advanced tobacco controls by implementing the (FCTC), including taxation, an advertising ban, public education, and graphic warning labels. As a result, cigarette consumption and adult smoking
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:02
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Vázquez to extend reforms in Uruguay ($$)

building on policies he introduced in his first term to clamp down on cigarette smoking, which has led to a landmark legal dispute with tobacco giant Philip Morris.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 1, 2014 17:43
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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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PAHO/WHO supports Uruguay in defending tobacco control policies against tobacco industry challenge

“ PAHO/WHO supports Uruguay’s defense of these measures, which are aimed at saving lives, and recognizes it as a role model for the Region and the world.” Uruguay presented written arguments defending its tobacco control efforts earlier this month at
SKNVibes (kn)
added Nov 6, 2014 16:44
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[Australia, Europe, Uruguay, USA] Tobacco Companies Could Lose Investment Protection Rights in Pacific Trade Deal

A Reuters source "who has knowledge of the negotiations" said the US is to suggest that the tobacco industry should not have the right to sue governments ...Jean-Claude Juncker, the commission's new president, said in a parliamentary address in Strasbour
IBTimes (uk)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:31
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AZEVEDO/GONCALVES: Tobacco control: learning from Uruguay

In The Lancet , Winston Abascal and colleagues present findings from their population-based trend analysis, which show a clear decrease in the prevalence of smoking in Uruguay between 2005 and 2011.
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 16, 2012 22:05
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[Australia] Implications of Ongoing Trade and Investment Disputes Concerning Tobacco: Philip Morris v. Uruguay

PUBLIC HEALTH AND PLAIN PACKAGING OF CIGARETTES: LEGAL ISSUES, Tania Voon, Andrew Mitchell, Jonathan Liberman and Glyn Ayres, eds., Edward Elgar, 2012
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added May 15, 2012 14:17
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WHO FCTC implementation after Philip Morris v Uruguay: five key messages from the Award

Our paper summarises the procedural history of the dispute, distils the key findings of the Tribunal and reflects on its key findings and their implications for WHO FCTC implementation. It is principally intended as a tool to support and complement our ca
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (au)
added Aug 31, 2016 16:44
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[Uruguay] Philip Morris Ruling Allows For Regulation, But Not Free Rein ($$)

A World Bank tribunal recently rejected Philip Morris' claims...an outcome that experts say is an encouraging affirmation of the importance of protecting states’ sovereign right to regulate, but is one that won’t necessarily bar future claims challenging
Law360
added Jul 23, 2016 17:16
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[Australia, Europe] BONADIO: Uruguay’s victory against Big Tobacco is more than just a local triumph

whatever Big Tobacco may think, public health policies pursued by democratically-elected governments should not be overturned by the industry’s trademark-based lawsuits, which seem predominantly aimed at scaring policymakers focused on protecting citizens
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 14, 2016 16:55
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