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Uruguay Takes on London Bankers, Marlboro Mad Men and the TPP

What the hell is happening in tiny Uruguay?...Uruguay has spent the last decade quietly defying the new transnational order of global banks, multinational corporations and supranational trade tribunals and is now in a fight for its survival as an indepen
Clear the Air News - Tobacco Blog (hk)
added Dec 20, 2014 14:12
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Uruguay Stands Up to Big Tobacco’s Bullying and Defends Its Landmark Tobacco Laws Against Legal Challenge from Philip Morris International

Uruguay yesterday filed a legal defense of its life-saving tobacco packaging and labeling laws, which Philip Morris has challenged as a violation of an international investment agreement. The facts demonstrate just how weak Philip Morris’ case is. We are
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:52
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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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Uruguay President Applauded for Urging President Obama to Support His Nation’s Long Fight Against Big Tobacco

Philip Morris case against Uruguay raises fundamental questions about the right of Uruguay, the United States or any other country to adopt laws to protect the public health of its citizens....The U.S. and other nations should join with Uruguay to stop t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 13, 2014 08:40
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Tobacco control campaign in Uruguay: a population-based trend analysis

Uruguay's comprehensive tobacco-control campaign has been associated with a substantial, unprecedented decrease in tobacco use. Decreases in tobacco use in other low-income and middle-income countries of the magnitude seen in Uruguay would have a substan
The Lancet (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 14:06
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Tobacco control campaign in Uruguay: a population-based trend analysis

Uruguay's comprehensive tobacco-control campaign has been associated with a substantial, unprecedented decrease in tobacco use. Decreases in tobacco use in other low-income and middle-income countries of the magnitude seen in Uruguay would have a substan
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 16, 2012 22:02
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Uruguay: five key messages from Philip Morris’ failed challenge to packaging laws

The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer has prepared a paper outlining key aspects of the judgement which are relevant for other governments planning to implement similar legislation to meet their obligations under the World Health Organization Framework Co
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Aug 31, 2016 16:42
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[Switzerland] Investor-State Tribunal Dismisses Philip Morris Case Against Uruguay Cigarette Packaging

“trademarks being property, their use by the registered owner is protected,” said the tribunal. This meant that the tobacco company had “property rights regarding their trademarks capable of being expropriated.” Observing that Philip Morris’ brand and “
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:55
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[Latin America] Uruguayan Vendors Say Tobacco Tax About Revenue, Not Health

Uruguayan storeowners believe that a recent hike in the tax on tobacco products to 15.5 percent is aimed more at boosting government revenue than at reducing the number of smokers, trade association head Claudio Orrego told EFE.
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Jan 27, 2016 00:13
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[Asia-pacific, UK, Uruguay] LETTER: Philip Morris: we are defending our business, not attacking human rights

A reminder to calm the rhetoric: PMI has brought only two ISDS cases among over 600 reported cases...Governments that respect the rule of law have nothing to fear from the possibility of independent, objective review of regulatory measures.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 20, 2015 15:04
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