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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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[Switzerland] Uruguay Wins Lawsuit Against Philip Morris Over Anti-Tobacco Regulation

"The Uruguayan government has won. The claims of the tobacco companies have been roundly rejected," President Tabare Vazquez said in a televised address on state media on Friday. "Without violating any treaty, our country has fulfilled its inalienable
RTTNews.com
added Jul 9, 2016 15:52
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Uruguay defeats Philip Morris test case lawsuit

In its lawsuit at the World Bank’s International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes...Philip Morris argued that Uruguay had violated terms of a bilateral investment treaty with Switzerland, where it has its headquarters in Lausanne.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 9, 2016 15:47
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[Switzerland] PAHO/WHO congratulates Uruguay for successfully defending tobacco control policies, “a model for the region”

“This decision serves not only as recognition of Uruguay's continuing efforts to protect its population against tobacco consumption and exposure to secondhand smoke but also as a precedent and a call to all countries in the Americas and indeed worldwide
MERCOPRESS (uy)
added Jul 9, 2016 15:42
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Uruguay Wins Its Tobacco Case Against Philip Morris International: STATEMENT BY LAURENT HUBER

PMI will no doubt shed some public crocodile tears, but their main goal in launching the suit has been realized – six years and millions of dollars have been spent defending a nondiscriminatory law that was intended purely to protect public health. This h
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 12, 2016 15:13
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