Headlines Tagged with Uruguay — 323 headlines found
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
Apr 15, 2015 Pakistan Today (pk)
added Apr 17, 2015 13:19
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.
Apr 13, 2015 Triple Pundit
added Apr 13, 2015 12:04
"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."
Apr 7, 2015 BBC Online
added Apr 9, 2015 22:10
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
Mar 8, 2015 The Saturday Paper (au)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:32
[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.
Mar 27, 2015 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 27, 2015 11:38
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
Mar 26, 2015 Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 26, 2015 15:13
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
Mar 18, 2015 Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:05
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
Mar 4, 2015 Tobacco Control
added Mar 5, 2015 11:42
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.
Feb 26, 2015 Washington Post
added Feb 26, 2015 08:52
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Feb 16, 2015 Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 24, 2015 12:56