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Headlines Tagged with Uruguay 323 headlines found


[Colombia, South America/Caribbean, Uruguay] LYNN: In Memoriam: Yul Francisco Dorado Was a True Champion for People and the Environment

Dorado, who served as the Latin America director of the nonprofit Corporate Accountability International...Philip Morris International lost its lawsuit against the country of Uruguay for passing strong public health laws.... Dorado played an important ro
added Oct 23, 2016 13:52

[Australia, Uruguay] Editorial: Trans-Pacific deal covered in red flags

Stiglitz...cited Philip Morris...sued the nations of Australia and Uruguay ... The company wants the two nations to compensate them for their lost profits and in effect are suing over their right to profit by peddling a product that kills people.
Concord (NH) Monitor
added May 31, 2015 07:26

[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Once Philip Morris Workers, Now They Clamp Down On Uruguay's Smokers

"They gathered us all, and officially and without any previous warning, tell us that management had decided to close the factory down," he says. The reason they gave was the excessive regulation of smoking in Uruguay....
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 9, 2015 17:11

[Australia, Uruguay, USA] AUDIO: The full story... Leaked TPP plan raises health, environment concerns

Democrat senator ELIZABETH WARREN: ...Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay from implementing new tobacco regulations aimed at cutting domestic smoking rates.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 27, 2015 11:38

Uruguay Is Getting High as Officials Try to Snuff Out Tobacco

officials are moving forward with stricter regulations on the marketing of tobacco products. On May 6, the Uruguayan Senate passed a law prohibiting the display of tobacco products in order to decrease consumer’s exposure. That same day, Uruguay Presiden
added May 12, 2014 09:57

[Australia, Uruguay] As Nations Try to Snuff Out Smoking, Cigarette Makers Use Trade Treaties to Fire Up Legal Challenges

The WTO case is only part of a three-pronged legal assault on Australia, aimed both at reversing the plain packaging law and warning other countries of what they might face if they follow its lead.
added Nov 29, 2012 13:02

[Brazil, Paraguay] Uruguayan tobacco company under investigation

American Stock Exchange
added Oct 14, 2003 00:00

Compliance with Uruguay’s single presentation requirement [FREE FULL TEXT]

Uruguay is the only country that requires cigarette companies to adhere to a single presentation (one brand variant) per brand family....compliance with Uruguay’s single presentation requirement was good. In addition to the current restrictions, future si
Tobacco Control
added Mar 10, 2018 17:41

Prevalence of in-vehicle smoking and secondhand smoke exposure in Uruguay

Smoking was estimated to occur in 12%–19% of vehicles, with involuntary exposure in one of three of vehicles observed. These data underscore a need for new public policies to eliminate SHS in vehicles to protect public health.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2018 01:39

[Latin America] Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus Philip Morris International [FREE FULL TEXT]

To replicate Uruguay’s success, other countries need to recognize that strong political support, an actively engaged local civil society, and financial and technical support are important factors in overcoming tobacco industry legal threats to defend st
added Mar 27, 2017 04:12
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