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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] Editorial: Trans-Pacific deal covered in red flags

Stiglitz...cited Philip Morris...sued the nations of Australia and Uruguay ... The company wants the two nations to compensate them for their lost profits and in effect are suing over their right to profit by peddling a product that kills people.
Concord (NH) Monitor
added May 31, 2015 07:26
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[Asia-pacific, Uruguay, USA] LETTERS: In the Heat of the Pacific Trade Battle

--TPP is not about free trade.... it is a corporate giveaway / --Investor-State Dispute Settlement accords are already included in many bilateral trade agreements, and we know what they bring — a Philip Morris suit against Uruguay for $25 million for the
New York Times
added May 22, 2015 12:37
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[Latin America] Effect of Uruguay’s National 100% Smokefree Law on Emergency Visits for Bronchospasm

Uruguay’s 100% smokefree law was followed by fewer emergency visits for bronchospasm and less need for treatment, supporting adoption of such policies in low- and middle-income countries to reduce the disease burden and healthcare costs associated with s
Science Direct
added May 19, 2015 15:54
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[Latin America] GLANTZ: More evidence of fast benefits of smokefree law: Emergency visits for bronchospasm drop after Uruguay’s 100% law

"Effect of Uruguay's National 100% Smokefree Law on Emergency Visits for Bronchospasm" in American Journal of Preventive Medicine. This paper adds to the robust literature showing that 100% smokefree laws have immediate health benefits that immediately r
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 19, 2015 15:52
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Once Philip Morris Workers, Now They Clamp Down On Uruguay's Smokers

"They gathered us all, and officially and without any previous warning, tell us that management had decided to close the factory down," he says. The reason they gave was the excessive regulation of smoking in Uruguay....
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 9, 2015 17:11
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[Uruguay, USA] Can Elizabeth Warren Kill the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

If Congress passes what’s known as the “fast-track” bill next week .... binds Congress into an up or down vote... if it comes down to a simple “yes” or “no,” Warren’s famous touch, however powerful, might not be enough.
TIME Magazine
added May 9, 2015 11:53
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[Uruguay, USA] Big Tobacco: Why Smoking Is Not Going Away

United States continues to sit on the sideline...has abandoned developing nations to fight an industry...failure to act on tobacco is something American politicians can be held accountable for—after all, it is American regulation that shifted the market t
Harvard Political Review
added May 8, 2015 10:40
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[Australia, Malaysia, Uruguay] NIJAR: Law Speak - A ‘toxic’ clause to note

Three top law firms – Freshfields (UK), White & Case (US) and King & Spalding (US) – dominate...will Malaysia sign a TPPA with a clause which even the trade commissioner of the EC, and the conservative Financial Times, called “toxic”?
Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:19
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[Asia-pacific, Uruguay] Ralph Nader: Obama, corporate ‘free traitors’ and you

sacrifices the American consumer, labor and environmental standards...and much U.S. sovereignty to the supremacy of corporate...Senator Warren explained that... “Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay from implementing new tobacco regulations
Middletown (CT) Press
added Apr 25, 2015 16:55
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