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[Australia, Uruguay] As world awaits WTO plain packaging decision, legislation spreads across the globe

decision of a [WTO] panel on Australia’s decision to enforce standardised packaging on tobacco products has been ‘imminent’ for years...harder to see how a comeback is possible – that is, unless the WTO panel delivers an upper-cut...early next year.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:04
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[Panama, Uruguay] ‘Quit smoking’ services get a boost

This week in Panama City, two Parties to the [FCTC], the Republic of Panama and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, will be sharing with 6 other Parties their knowledge... Teams attending the event are from Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Georgia, Jamaica and Sur
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 7, 2016 15:19
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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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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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WHO FCTC implementation after Philip Morris v Uruguay: five key messages from the Award

Our paper summarises the procedural history of the dispute, distils the key findings of the Tribunal and reflects on its key findings and their implications for WHO FCTC implementation. It is principally intended as a tool to support and complement our ca
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (au)
added Aug 31, 2016 16:44
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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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[Uruguay] ISDS Reform Will Have To Come From Outside, Reichler Says ($$)

A concerted effort on behalf of a majority of nations will be required to reform a deeply flawed and biased investor-state dispute system that favors investors... .. Uruguay in an arbitration brought by Philip Morris International Inc. over the country's
Law360
added Aug 2, 2016 20:41
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[Australia, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] CROSBIE/GLANTZ: Philip Morris gets its ash kicked in Uruguay; where will it next blow smoke?

Neither Bloomberg nor Uruguay disclosed the amount of Bloomberg’s financial help. It is safe to say that Uruguay would have not prevailed...Uruguay’s and Australia’s wins against Big Tobacco are important reminders of how much the United States is lagging
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:32
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OLIVET: Who really won the legal battle between Philip Morris and Uruguay?

although Philip Morris was required to contribute $7m for legal costs, Uruguay will still have to pay a further...the victory’s most useful contribution would be to raise awareness among states of the dangers of signing up to a privatised court system tha
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 28, 2016 18:15
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] RI needs to learn from Uruguay’s int’l tobacco lawsuit

Uruguay’s victory also showed that a country protecting the health of its citizens takes priority over a tobacco company’s trading rights...Yet, Indonesia in teaming up with Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Ukraine, is mimicking the behavior of
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 26, 2016 13:15
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