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[Australia, Europe] BONADIO: Uruguay’s victory against Big Tobacco is more than just a local triumph

whatever Big Tobacco may think, public health policies pursued by democratically-elected governments should not be overturned by the industry’s trademark-based lawsuits, which seem predominantly aimed at scaring policymakers focused on protecting citizens
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 14, 2016 16:55
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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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[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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Uruguay Defeats Philip Morris In Major Win For Anti-Smoking Advocates

"The large size of these warnings prevents us from effectively displaying our trademarks and goes beyond what could reasonably be considered appropriate to inform consumers of the well-established health risks of smoking," Morgan Rees, a spokesperson for
CorpWatch
added Jul 13, 2016 17:46
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[Australia, Latin America, Uruguay] Plain packaging: legal win confirms right to regulate in public interest

Many believe tobacco companies knew they did not have strong cases but used notoriously slow international legal processes as a means of pausing the spread of effective tobacco control measures. Countries such as Papua New Guinea, struggling to pay for
The Mandarin (au)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:19
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Uruguay's tobacco victory encourages Canada's plain-pack proponents

The finding will also provide a very helpful precedent for Canada and other countries in response to industry arguments, he added. "The issues in the Uruguay case are very similar to the issues that have been raised by the tobacco industry in Canada regar
Canadian Press
added Jul 12, 2016 14:13
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[Latin America, Uruguay] Philip Morris' Risk Profile Just Changed

PM benefits from easy regulatory environments in emerging markets. But if governments become more emboldened as a result of the Uruguay victory, PM will run into trouble.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jul 11, 2016 17:21
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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, Switzerland] Philip Morris Brands Sàrl, Philip Morris Products S.A. and Abal Hermanos S.A. v. Oriental Republic of Uruguay, ICSID Case No. ARB/10/7 (formerly FTR Holding SA, Philip Morris Products S.A. and Abal Hermanos S.A. v. Oriental Republic of Uruguay)

italaw (Professor Andrew Newcombe blog) (ca)
added Jul 9, 2016 16:28
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[Switzerland] International anti tobacco philanthropies hail Uruguay´s legal victory against Philip Morris

More than six years after Philip Morris launched its legal attack, an arbitration tribunal of the World Bank today ruled in Uruguay's favor and strongly rejected Philip Morris' challenge to two laws adopted by Uruguay to reduce the death and disease caus
MERCOPRESS (uy)
added Jul 9, 2016 15:58
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