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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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[Australia, Uruguay] TRADE AGREEMENTS AND ISDS: PROTECTING PUBLIC INTEREST AND INVESTORS -- Just The Facts

Anti-tobacco organizations accuse PMI of leveraging ISDS provisions to prevent governments from passing tobacco control measures. Specifically, they claim that PMI uses its ISDS cases in Australia and Uruguay as a means to reverse tobacco regulation in th
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 17, 2015 16:32
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[Australia, Indonesia, Togo, Uruguay] VIDEO: Watch John Oliver Tear Big Tobacco Apart For Intimidating Small, Defenseless Countries Into Dropping Cigarette Regulations — VIDEO

And anyone can tweet about Jeff the Diseased Lung in a Cowboy Hat using the hashtag #JeffWeCan to get him trending worldwide and entice PMI further. Post him on Google Plus, tag him “Marlboro” and he might even rise to the top of Google’s image search fo
bustle
added Feb 16, 2015 14:09
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[Togo, Ukraine, Uruguay] VIDEO: Meet The New Marlboro Spokesman: Jeff, The Diseased Lung In A Cowboy Hat

public support to help get Jeff’s face out there with the #jeffwecan hashtag on Twitter and by suggesting that maybe if people upload images of Jeff to Google+ and tag him with “Marlboro,” it might push dear old Jeff to the top of the Google image search
The Consumerist (blog)
added Feb 16, 2015 14:02
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[Australia, Togo, Uruguay] John Oliver wants "Jeff the Diseased Lung" to become the face of tobacco companies

"Jeff the Diseased Lung" trend on Twitter to make it the face of major tobacco products like Marlboro. Oliver's idea is to get this character so widely retweeted and shared that it will rise to the top of Google Image searches for Marlboro.
Vox Media
added Feb 16, 2015 13:58
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[Australia, Hong Kong, Uruguay] The War Against “Plain Packaging”: Big Tobacco's Current Battle

attempting to beat every measure on cigarette packaging they can. The great bogeyman here is that of plain packaging, a measure that has been shown to dramatically reduce the enticements of smoking.
Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) (ca)
added Feb 8, 2015 13:12
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[Australia, Uruguay] LETTER FROM PUBLIC HEALTH ORGS TO EUROPEAN COMMISSION (PDF)

We are deeply concerned about the potential for the tobacco industry to misuse international trade and investment agreements... We write specifically to address statements made by Philip Morris International (PMI) in its December 8, 2014 letter on ISDS
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Jan 31, 2015 10:42
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VIDEO: Uruguay sued by cigarette makers over anti-smoking laws

Uruguay has been taken to a World Bank tribunal by the cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris International.... says that Uruguay's anti-smoking policies have gone too far. Wyre Davies reports from Montevideo.
BBC Online
added Jan 7, 2015 17:23
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