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[UK] VIDEO: Uruguay sued by tobacco company over smoking laws

a call for massive increases in tobacco tax to price cigarettes out of the market. However, Uruguay in South America which already has tough policies on tobacco, is finding that its stance has put it on a collision course with a big tobacco company.
BBC Online
added May 31, 2014 23:34
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[Australia, UK, Uruguay] If cigarettes kill, why do tobacco giants still wield so much power?

The industry now claims to be more socially responsible, yet it is suing countries around the world that try to introduce plain packaging
The Guardian (uk)
added May 29, 2014 11:02
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] Uruguay president sends Obama more than smoke signals

Mujica told Obama, a former smoker, that 8 million people die worldwide due to smoking related illnesses. “This is more than World War I [and] World War II,” said Mujica through an interpreter. “It’s murder. We are in an arduous fight – very arduous – an
Al Jazeera
added May 12, 2014 20:24
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Five-year survey confirms Uruguay's world-leading tobacco control strategy is delivering results

The ITC Uruguay Survey (the Survey) found that the country's world-leading, comprehensive tobacco control strategy has had positive effects on raising awareness of the true harms of smoking, reducing misperceptions about "light/mild" cigarettes, reducing
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 3, 2012 01:49
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Implications of Ongoing Trade and Investment Disputes Concerning Tobacco: Philip Morris v. Uruguay (PDF)

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added May 15, 2012 14:35
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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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VIDEO: Uruguay sued by cigarette makers over anti-smoking laws

Uruguay has been taken to a World Bank tribunal by the cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris International.... says that Uruguay's anti-smoking policies have gone too far. Wyre Davies reports from Montevideo.
BBC Online
added Jan 7, 2015 17:23
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Worldwide, Tobacco Regulators Monitoring Philip Morris Lawsuit Against Uruguay

“In its defense filed on October 13, Uruguay shows that it adopted both measures pursuant to its obligation to protect public health from the unparalleled harms of tobacco use, and to safeguard the human rights of its people to health and life,” Larry Ma
MintPress News
added Nov 24, 2014 14:49
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Philip Morris Fuming About Uruguay's Graphic Cigarette Packaging To The Tune Of $25M

These scary snapshots were meant to reduce smoking – and it appears to be working, especially with pregnant women – but they have also drawn the ire of cigarette giant Philip Morris International. The Richmond, Virginia-based company believes that Urugu
Fox News
added Sep 18, 2014 07:40
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[Australia, UK, Uruguay] LETTER: Tobacco giant ($$)

Philip Morris... is also suing Australia and Uruguay. These cases are taken to “investor state dispute” processes, rather than the countries’ own courts, so they will be heard in secret with no appeal. If the UK signs up to the TTIP... it too would be bo
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 14, 2014 03:09
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