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The Award on the merits in Philip Morris v Uruguay: implications for WHO FCTC implementation (PDF)

We have prepared this paper to help draw out those aspects of the decision that will be most relevant to WHO FCTC implementation in other jurisdictions, as well as those that provide lessons on the relationship between international investment law and
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (au)
added Aug 31, 2016 16:46
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[Uruguay] International tribunal upholds states' rights to protect health through tobacco control

The decision was informed by a joint submission or amicus brief, from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) Secretariat. The brief provided an overview of global tobacco control, including the
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:53
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[Asia-pacific, Uruguay] Editorial: The Trans-Pacific Partnership has too many flaws

America’s Philip Morris is challenging stricter tobacco regulations in Uruguay. Those courts are skewed toward corporations to the detriment of individuals and workers. Making them a cornerstone of trade in the Pacific is a mistake.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Nov 23, 2015 01:52
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[Uruguay] TPP: Free Trade Or Corporate Interests? – Analysis

Phillip Morris is seeking damages of $25 million USD under the BIT between Switzerland and Uruguay, stating that Uruguay’s regulations disregard its past commitments.[33] What these cases all have in common is the use of ISDS to stop government regulatio
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Jul 7, 2015 16:11
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia, Uruguay] AL-MAEENA: Merchants of death flex their muscles

Avaaz, a global civic NGO…is leading the fight against this latest diabolical attempt …it’s using a closed-door international tribunal that ruled for corporations ... rulings are binding, even though many of the judges are private citizens with corporate
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Apr 21, 2015 22:47
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[Latin America] 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 [FREE FULL TEXT]

To improve the effectiveness of increased taxes and prices in reducing smoking, policymakers need to narrow price variability in the tobacco market. Moreover, increasing antismoking messaging reduces tax avoidance in the form of switching to cheaper RYO c
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2015 22:43
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Uruguay: A giant leap to prevent tobacco-assisted suicide

At COP7, the victory of Uruguay needs to be highlighted echoing the words of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg...“No country should be ever be intimidated by the threat of a tobacco company lawsuit, and this case will help embolden more nations
World Bank blogs
added Oct 25, 2016 19:20
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[Latin America] Uruguay Takes a Smoke Break: The International Community is Turning its Back on Big Tobacco, One Court Case at a Time

The defeat of PMI is as symbolic as it is substantive in the effects it will have on the role of the tobacco industry in the international community. Although the court’s decision does not mean that PMI will lose all of its global influence, it continues
Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA)
added Aug 5, 2016 15:09
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Uruguay wins lead case against Philip Morris over strict anti-tobacco law

Uruguay won on Friday an arbitration case against US tobacco giant Philip Morris, which sued the state claiming its strict anti-tobacco law harmed the cigarette maker's business, both sides said. Philip Morris argued that Uruguay had violated terms of a b
MERCOPRESS (uy)
added Jul 9, 2016 16:42
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[Latin America] Historic Win for Global Health: Uruguay Defeats Philip Morris Challenge to Its Strong Tobacco Control Laws

Statement by Michael R. Bloomberg, Founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies and three-term Mayor of New York City This is a major victory for the people of Uruguay – and it shows countries everywhere that they can stand up to tobacco companies and win. Govern
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 9, 2016 15:44
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