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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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[Asia-pacific, Uruguay] VIDEO: Trans-Pacific Partnership could undermine climate regulations, top economist warns

“In other words,” Stiglitz said, “the view is, they have the right to kill people, and if you want to take away that right, you have to pay them not to kill.”
Grist
added Oct 28, 2015 16:27
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[Australia, Uruguay] SUROWIECKI: Trade-Agreement Troubles

Philip Morris Asia filed suit...the concerns it raises help explain President Obama’s embarrassing setback last week... If the Administration wants these deals to be seen as legitimate, it can start by excising the I.S.D.S. provisions
The New Yorker
added Jun 15, 2015 08:57
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The impact of the 2009/2010 enhancement of cigarette health warning labels in Uruguay: longitudinal findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Uruguay Survey

led to increases of key HWL indicators, thus supporting the conclusion that enhancing HWLs beyond minimum guideline recommendations can lead to even higher levels of effectiveness.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 16, 2014 03:15
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] WHO Backs Uruguay In Legal Battle With Tobacco Company

has expressed support for the Uruguayan government in its ongoing legal dispute with U.S.-based tobacco giant Philip Morris International, an aide to President Jose Mujica told reporters. Diego Canepa, who said the government discussed the matter at a Ca
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Nov 7, 2014 09:05
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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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Philip Morris International Welcomes Decision by World Bank Tribunal to Hear Treaty Challenge to Uruguay’s Excessive Tobacco Measures

Philip Morris International (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) welcomed the decision by a World Bank arbitration tribunal to hear a claim that Uruguay violated multiple provisions of its Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) with Switzerland. In order to attract
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jul 8, 2013 15:43
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Tobacco industry's ITGA fights FCTC implementation in the Uruguay negotiations

Despite ITGA's international campaign to thwart the Guidelines on Articles 9 and 10 and a strong representation from tobacco-growing countries at COP4, the outcome after intense negotiations was the adoption of Partial Guidelines and work on Articles 17 a
Tobacco Control
added Oct 18, 2012 08:31
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[Europe, Uruguay] EU Ruling Casts Doubt On Bilateral Investment Treaties ($$)

the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that an arbitration clause in a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) between two member states was incompatible with EU law....Philip Morris International complained that Uruguay's anti-smoking legislation...
Law360
added Apr 11, 2018 23:48
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