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[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
Fox News
added Jan 3, 2015 13:32
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MEURER: Uruguay Takes on London Bankers, Marlboro Mad Men and the TPP

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
Truthout
added Dec 30, 2014 14:09
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Uruguay Takes on London Bankers, Marlboro Mad Men and the TPP

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
Clear the Air News - Tobacco Blog (hk)
added Dec 20, 2014 14:12
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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.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 16, 2014 03:15
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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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