Headlines Tagged with Uruguay — 324 headlines found
[Asia-pacific, Uruguay] PEREZ-ROCHA: Obama’s Unholy Trade Policy / There's a reason Pope Francis has condemned "free trade" pacts like the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Philip Morris is suing Uruguay for $25 million, claiming that the health warnings the country requires on cigarette packs violate a similar investment treaty....Francis warned in Bolivia, “transnational companies are becoming stronger to the point that lo
Oct 21, 2015 OtherWords
added Oct 25, 2015 19:26
During his speech before the UN General Assembly, Tuesday, Vasquez singled out Phillip Morris for suing Uruguay over the country's anti-smoking campaign. ... “It is not ethical that tribunals of multinational organizations can give priorities to trade as
Sep 29, 2015 teleSUR (ve)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:05
"There's nothing else I will do that will save as many people," Bloomberg tells me. "It's going to be a big fight. You've got to do something about these companies. You can't just sell something that if used as advertised will kill people."
Apr 7, 2015 BBC Online
added Apr 9, 2015 22:10
we take a look at two regulatory challenges to the business of Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM). The first of these relates to Uruguay’s defense of its regulation regarding the health warnings on cigarette packs...China is contemplating a ban on tob
Dec 1, 2014 Trefis
added Dec 1, 2014 17:45
The Philip Morris v. Uruguay case (Spanish: Caso Philip Morris contra Uruguay) started on 19 February 2010, when the multinational tobacco company Philip Morris International filed a complaint against Uruguay. The company complains that Uruguay's anti
Oct 6, 2014 Wikipedia
added Oct 31, 2014 18:53
The Uruguayan government presented its arguments on Monday in the dispute it has with the tobacco transnational Philip Morris, before the World Bank's International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington. The head of the Urug
Oct 14, 2014 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 15, 2014 06:14
[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] KRAYEWSKI: Uruguay’s President Lectures Americans on Cigarettes and Becoming a Bilingual Country
"In the world, 8 million people are dying from smoking" each year, Mujica said, adding, "it's murder." American tobacco company Phillip Morris is currently suing Uruguay for $2 billion at the World Bank's International Center for Settlement of Investmen
May 12, 2014 Reason Magazine
added May 12, 2014 19:56
In 2005, Uruguay initiated a comprehensive set of measures to reduce tobacco smoking (report and leading article, Nov 28, letters, Nov 30). This involved price increases, reducing access to youngsters, restrictions in public places, and aiding cessation.
Dec 2, 2013 Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 2, 2013 15:00
This is not only affirmative that the FCTC provides legal backing to states who seek to provide protective health measures, but illustrates the success of international organisations in supporting national governments in their health efforts.
Jul 21, 2016 Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Jul 22, 2016 16:46
More than a blow to corporate clout, the unanimous ruling by the Washington-based trade body also may have been a tipping point in the global tussle between Big Tobacco and its discontents. Shortly after the unanimous decision, anti-smoking activists wer
Jul 18, 2016 Bloomberg News
added Jul 18, 2016 19:53