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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Uruguay's new anti-smoking president faces pot dilemma

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
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:32
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Weekly Tobacco Notes: Uruguay Responds, China Clamps Down

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
Trefis
added Dec 1, 2014 17:45
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Vázquez to extend reforms in Uruguay ($$)

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.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 1, 2014 17:43
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Worldwide, Tobacco Regulators Monitoring Philip Morris Lawsuit Against Uruguay

“In its defense filed on October 13, Uruguay shows that it adopted both measures pursuant to its obligation to protect public health from the unparalleled harms of tobacco use, and to safeguard the human rights of its people to health and life,” Larry Ma
MintPress News
added Nov 24, 2014 14:49
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[Latin America] PAHO/WHO supports Uruguay in defending tobacco control policies against tobacco industry challenge

Despite the industry's legal challenge, Uruguay this year completed its ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship by implementing a new prohibition on product promotion and display at the point of sale. In addition, in September, Uruguay beca
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:38
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Philip Morris Brand Sàrl (Switzerland), Philip Morris Products S.A. (Switzerland) and Abal Hermanos S.A. (Uruguay) v. Oriental Republic of Uruguay

Status of Proceeding: Pending (the Respondent files a counter-memorial on the merits on October 13, 2014)
International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) (World Bank)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:22
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[Switzerland] Uruguay Presents Defense Against Philip Morris Tobacco Lawsuit

Uruguay has presented a 500 page document to defend itself against an international lawsuit challenging the country's tough tobacco packaging regulations. The claim was brought by Philip Morris, the global tobacco giant, at the World Bank's International
CorpWatch
added Nov 12, 2014 11:13
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[Uruguay] Weekly Tobacco Notes: Philip Morris Changes Purchase Process, Runs Into Trouble With WHO

we will discuss Philip Morris’ recent announcement of its decision to stop purchasing tobacco from farmers directly and instead from two large suppliers. ...we will briefly touch upon the World Health Organization (WHO)’s decision to come out against Phil
Trefis
added Nov 7, 2014 19:27
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] WHO Backs Uruguay In Legal Battle With Tobacco Company

has expressed support for the Uruguayan government in its ongoing legal dispute with U.S.-based tobacco giant Philip Morris International, an aide to President Jose Mujica told reporters. Diego Canepa, who said the government discussed the matter at a Ca
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Nov 7, 2014 09:05
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PAHO/WHO supports Uruguay in defending tobacco control policies against tobacco industry challenge

“ PAHO/WHO supports Uruguay’s defense of these measures, which are aimed at saving lives, and recognizes it as a role model for the Region and the world.” Uruguay presented written arguments defending its tobacco control efforts earlier this month at
SKNVibes (kn)
added Nov 6, 2014 16:44
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