Headlines Tagged with Uruguay — 319 headlines found
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.
Feb 8, 2015 Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) (ca)
added Feb 8, 2015 13:12
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
Jan 28, 2015 American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Jan 31, 2015 10:42
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.
Jan 7, 2015 BBC Online
added Jan 7, 2015 17:23
[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Uruguay's anti-tobacco law spurs black market in cigarettes
The high taxes that accompany Uruguay's stern anti-tobacco law are behind a burgeoning black market in cigarettes, according to Akisaqu, an association representing owners of retail kiosks. .. As 2015 rang in, the government of outgoing President Jose Mu
Jan 2, 2015 Fox News
added Jan 3, 2015 13:32
Phillip Morris suit... is being prosecuted through the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington, DC. The ICSID is chaired by the president of the World Bank and funded from the Bank's budget. It is a supranation
Dec 12, 2014 Truthout
added Dec 30, 2014 14:09
What the hell is happening in tiny Uruguay?...Uruguay has spent the last decade quietly defying the new transnational order of global banks, multinational corporations and supranational trade tribunals and is now in a fight for its survival as an indepen
Dec 19, 2014 Clear the Air News - Tobacco Blog (hk)
added Dec 20, 2014 14:12
The impact of the 2009/2010 enhancement of cigarette health warning labels in Uruguay: longitudinal findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Uruguay Survey
led to increases of key HWL indicators, thus supporting the conclusion that enhancing HWLs beyond minimum guideline recommendations can lead to even higher levels of effectiveness.
Dec 15, 2014 Tobacco Control
added Dec 16, 2014 03:15
Vazquez, a cancer doctor returning to the country's highest office a decade after launching an anti-smoking crusade, faces a dilemma over his predecessor's landmark marijuana law….the first country in the world to fully legalize marijuana
Dec 2, 2014 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:32
we take a look at two regulatory challenges to the business of Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM). The first of these relates to Uruguay’s defense of its regulation regarding the health warnings on cigarette packs...China is contemplating a ban on tob
Dec 1, 2014 Trefis
added Dec 1, 2014 17:45
building on policies he introduced in his first term to clamp down on cigarette smoking, which has led to a landmark legal dispute with tobacco giant Philip Morris.
Dec 1, 2014 Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 1, 2014 17:43