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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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[Switzerland] Philip Morris v. Uruguay

The Philip Morris v. Uruguay case (Spanish: Caso Philip Morris contra Uruguay) started on 19 February 2010, when the multinational tobacco company Philip Morris International filed a complaint against Uruguay.[1] The company complains that Uruguay's anti
Wikipedia
added Oct 31, 2014 18:53
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[Australia, Europe, Uruguay, USA] Tobacco Companies Could Lose Investment Protection Rights in Pacific Trade Deal

A Reuters source "who has knowledge of the negotiations" said the US is to suggest that the tobacco industry should not have the right to sue governments ...Jean-Claude Juncker, the commission's new president, said in a parliamentary address in Strasbour
IBTimes (uk)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:31
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[Europe, Switzerland, UK, Uruguay] Big Tobacco puts countries on trial as concerns over TTIP deals mount

As Philip Morris sues Uruguay over its health warnings, the tiny country has found itself a test case for big business lawsuits that could hit the EU...critics have been particularly vocal about fears US healthcare companies now running parts of the NHS
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:36
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[District of Columbia] Uruguay Presents Defense Against Philip Morris

The Uruguayan government presented its arguments on Monday in the dispute it has with the tobacco transnational Philip Morris, before the World Bank's International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington. The head of the Urug
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 15, 2014 06:14
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Uruguay Stands Up to Big Tobacco’s Bullying and Defends Its Landmark Tobacco Laws Against Legal Challenge from Philip Morris International

Uruguay yesterday filed a legal defense of its life-saving tobacco packaging and labeling laws, which Philip Morris has challenged as a violation of an international investment agreement. The facts demonstrate just how weak Philip Morris’ case is. We are
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:52
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Fortnightly Tobacco Companies Review: Lawsuits In Florida And Uruguay

The last two weeks brought much sorrow to cigarette companies in the U.S. Philip Morris USA (part of the Altria Group (NYSE: MO)) and R.J. Reynolds (part of Reynolds American (NYSE: RAI)) were both asked to pay out damages worth several millions of dolla
Trefis
added Sep 27, 2014 14:02
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