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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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Uruguay plans to start selling cannabis cigarettes to users in bid to stamp out black market drugs trade

Cannabis smokers in Uruguay will be allowed to buy 20 cannabis cigarettes from the state, under new plans. The move is a bid to stamp out organised crime.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 6, 2012 16:08
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[Latin America] Uruguay: The little country that changed tobacco laws

That Uruguay triumphed so completely in its litigation against Philip Morris International – the court even ordered Philip Morris to pay Uruguay's court costs – suggests packaging laws for tobacco have friends in high places.
Christian Science Monitor
added Jul 10, 2016 15:12
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KAYE: Philip Morris Sues Uruguay Over Anti-Smoking Campaign

Avaaz... is running a signature campaign in support of Uruguay’s policies...unleashing lawyers to undermine a country’s sovereignty leaves Philip Morris once again appearing to be little more than a corporate bully.
Triple Pundit
added Apr 13, 2015 12:04
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The use of legal, illegal and roll-your-own cigarettes to increasing tobacco excise taxes and comprehensive tobacco control policies: findings from the ITC Uruguay survey

A 10% increase in the relative price ratio is associated with a 4.6% increase in the probability of consuming RYO cigarettes over manufactured legal cigarettes. Therefore, it is necessary to narrow price gaps between RYO cigarettes and manufactured legal
Tobacco Control
added Mar 5, 2015 11:42
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] SMITH: Why Uruguay's David & Goliath fight with big tobacco really matters

But before you nod off, here's a triple shot of espresso: Uruguay's fight with Philip Morris, the world's largest cigarette manufacturer, just might mark a turning point in the global smoking pandemic that the World Health Organization (WHO) expects to
TucsonSentinel.com
added Jul 18, 2014 18:17
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, Switzerland] TEGEL: Why Uruguay's David and Goliath fight with big tobacco really matters

Smoking is on course to kill up to 1 billion worldwide this century, most in poor nations. Could this little South American country, in a legal fight with Philip Morris, help turn that around?
GlobalPost
added Jul 16, 2014 21:57
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[Asia-pacific] Investor-State Attacks: Health: Case pending Philip Morris v. Australia / Case pending Philip Morris v. Uruguay

At Philip Morris’s request, the ongoing proceedings will be largely non-transparent, with public hearings prohibited and the public release of most documents left up to the discretion of each party. While Australia had argued for open hearings and transp
ISDS Corporate Attacks (Public Citizen)
added Jul 24, 2015 20:34
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[Australia, Uruguay] As world awaits WTO plain packaging decision, legislation spreads across the globe

decision of a [WTO] panel on Australia’s decision to enforce standardised packaging on tobacco products has been ‘imminent’ for years...harder to see how a comeback is possible – that is, unless the WTO panel delivers an upper-cut...early next year.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:04
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Uruguay's tobacco victory encourages Canada's plain-pack proponents

The finding will also provide a very helpful precedent for Canada and other countries in response to industry arguments, he added. "The issues in the Uruguay case are very similar to the issues that have been raised by the tobacco industry in Canada regar
Canadian Press
added Jul 12, 2016 14:13
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