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[Latin America, Uruguay] LETTER: Blood smoke

It’s a quite scary scenario: a single company with a product which kills beyond any doubt could succeed in defeating the laws made to protect general public. It’s often blamed that World Bank courts generally take sides with corporations, but this is an
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Apr 17, 2015 13:19
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KAYE: Philip Morris Sues Uruguay Over Anti-Smoking Campaign

Avaaz... is running a signature campaign in support of Uruguay’s policies...unleashing lawyers to undermine a country’s sovereignty leaves Philip Morris once again appearing to be little more than a corporate bully.
Triple Pundit
added Apr 13, 2015 12:04
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VIDEO: Michael Bloomberg fights big tobacco in Uruguay

"There's nothing else I will do that will save as many people," Bloomberg tells me. "It's going to be a big fight. You've got to do something about these companies. You can't just sell something that if used as advertised will kill people."
BBC Online
added Apr 9, 2015 22:10
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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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[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, 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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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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