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[Australia, Uruguay, USA] AUDIO: The full story... Leaked TPP plan raises health, environment concerns

Democrat senator ELIZABETH WARREN: ...Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay from implementing new tobacco regulations aimed at cutting domestic smoking rates.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 27, 2015 11:38
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[Uruguay] HOFFA: TPP Investor Language Will Leave Taxpayers on the Hook

Companies are already challenging governments around the globe when they feel elected officials are holding down their profit margins. Tobacco giant Philip Morris, for instance, is currently appealing Uruguay's regulation of advertising on cigarette pack
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 26, 2015 15:13
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[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi, Uruguay] CHAN: WHO Director-General addresses tobacco conference / Keynote address at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The real slippery slope is this: depriving governments of their sovereign right to use legislation to protect citizens from harm. This is a battle that pitches the power and authority of governments against the power of corporations. The Framework Conven
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:01
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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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[Australia, Uruguay] SECCOMBE: Big Tobacco's plan to stub out plain packaging

it’s vitally important that Australia fight Big Tobacco to the end, not only for it’s own citizens’ sake, but also for the sake of those in less affluent countries, who are now the industry’s prime targets. Second, we’ve got to be a whole lot more carefu
The Saturday Paper (au)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:32
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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

A 10% increase in the relative price ratio is associated with a 4.6% increase in the probability of consuming RYO cigarettes over manufactured legal cigarettes. Therefore, it is necessary to narrow price gaps between RYO cigarettes and manufactured legal
Tobacco Control
added Mar 5, 2015 11:42
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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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[Australia, Uruguay] TAKING COMEDIC LICENSE WITH A SELECTION OF THE FACTS

For a balanced view and facts on the many topics raised by the program, including PMI’s marketing practices and approach to regulation, please take the time to read the following information: Find out about our “Be Marlboro” campaign, which is aimed at
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 24, 2015 12:56
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[Australia, Indonesia, Togo, Uruguay] VIDEO: Watch John Oliver Tear Big Tobacco Apart For Intimidating Small, Defenseless Countries Into Dropping Cigarette Regulations — VIDEO

And anyone can tweet about Jeff the Diseased Lung in a Cowboy Hat using the hashtag #JeffWeCan to get him trending worldwide and entice PMI further. Post him on Google Plus, tag him “Marlboro” and he might even rise to the top of Google’s image search fo
bustle
added Feb 16, 2015 14:09
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[Togo, Ukraine, Uruguay] VIDEO: Meet The New Marlboro Spokesman: Jeff, The Diseased Lung In A Cowboy Hat

public support to help get Jeff’s face out there with the #jeffwecan hashtag on Twitter and by suggesting that maybe if people upload images of Jeff to Google+ and tag him with “Marlboro,” it might push dear old Jeff to the top of the Google image search
The Consumerist (blog)
added Feb 16, 2015 14:02
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