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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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Tobacco industry's ITGA fights FCTC implementation in the Uruguay negotiations

Online First Tob Control doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2011-050222
Tobacco Control
added May 27, 2012 14:16
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Philip Morris Loses Uruguay Packaging Arbitration ($$)

Tribunal president Piero Bernardini and Uruguay appointee James R. Crawford were in the majority. Philip Morris appointee Gary Born issued a partial dissent on two grounds, though he emphasized his conclusions are "not in any way a comment on the soverei
Law360
added Jul 9, 2016 17:32
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[Uruguay, USA] Big Tobacco: Why Smoking Is Not Going Away

United States continues to sit on the sideline...has abandoned developing nations to fight an industry...failure to act on tobacco is something American politicians can be held accountable for—after all, it is American regulation that shifted the market t
Harvard Political Review
added May 8, 2015 10:40
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Uruguay] IP impact of leaked Trans-Pacific Partnership chapter debated

The chapter that has become public concerns investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS)...as to whether Australia’s existing anti-tobacco regulations are under threat from this specific trade agreement, that falls into the ‘probably not’ category, according
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:50
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[Uruguay, USA] ELIZABETH WARREN: The Trans-Pacific Partnership clause everyone should oppose

The provision, an increasingly common feature of trade agreements, is called “Investor-State Dispute Settlement,” or ISDS. . . Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay... the only winners will be multinational corporations.
Washington Post
added Feb 26, 2015 08:52
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[Switzerland] Uruguay Presents Defense Against Philip Morris Tobacco Lawsuit

Uruguay has presented a 500 page document to defend itself against an international lawsuit challenging the country's tough tobacco packaging regulations. The claim was brought by Philip Morris, the global tobacco giant, at the World Bank's International
CorpWatch
added Nov 12, 2014 11:13
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Sex-stratified and age-adjusted social gradients in tobacco in Argentina and Uruguay: evidence from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)

Social gradients in tobacco use, exposure to secondhand smoke and cessation attempts are broadly similar in both countries. Efforts to evaluate the long-term effects of tobacco control efforts in these countries should monitor how policies affect national
Tobacco Control
added Jul 2, 2014 15:24
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[Australia] LETTERS: Philip Morris should not be interfering with Uruguay’s public health legislation

the burden of proof should be on PMI to demonstrate that it is not a legitimate public health measure to ban the advertising of tobacco and otherwise limit its sale (all tobacco, on a non-discriminatory basis) instead of challenging the Uruguayan governme
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 14:49
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[Australia, Uruguay] Bloomberg and Gates launch fund to fight Big Tobacco

Billionaires Mike Bloomberg and Bill Gates have launched an anti-smoking legal fund designed to help lower-income countries defend their tobacco-control laws against lawsuits by cigarette companies. The fund will raise the pressure on the tobacco industr
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:05
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