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[Switzerland, UK] Uruguay’s smoking laws draw tobacco fire ($$)

Uruguay’s reputation as one of the best places to invest in the region is also at stake, with Philip Morris presenting its arguments at the ICSID in March that the nation has violated terms of a bilateral investment treaty with the real Switzerland, where
Financial Times (uk)
added May 9, 2014 11:42

[Africa, Australia, Uruguay] Tobacco Industry Tactics Limit Poorer Nations’ Smoking Laws

The industry is warning countries that their tobacco laws violate an expanding web of trade and investment treaties, raising the prospect of costly, prolonged legal battles, health advocates and officials said.
New York Times
added Dec 13, 2013 02:12

[UK, Uruguay] LETTER: Smoking curbs ($$)

In 2005, Uruguay initiated a comprehensive set of measures to reduce tobacco smoking (report and leading article, Nov 28, letters, Nov 30). This involved price increases, reducing access to youngsters, restrictions in public places, and aiding cessation.
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 2, 2013 15:00

[Uruguay] Growth in Global Disputes Brings Big Paychecks for Law Firms

Some countries, however, are beginning to dig in against arbitration claims, not only because of the staggering dollar amounts, but also because they can disrupt national decision-making. Uruguay and Philip Morris International, for example, are wrangling
New York Times
added Aug 26, 2013 19:36

Philip Morris International Welcomes Decision by World Bank Tribunal to Hear Treaty Challenge to Uruguay’s Excessive Tobacco Measures

At issue in this case are extreme and unnecessary restrictions imposed on the sale and packaging of tobacco products that conflict with Uruguay’s obligations under the treaty.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jul 23, 2013 11:56

Philip Morris International Welcomes Decision by World Bank Tribunal to Hear Treaty Challenge to Uruguay’s Excessive Tobacco Measures

Philip Morris International (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) welcomed the decision by a World Bank arbitration tribunal to hear a claim that Uruguay violated multiple provisions of its Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) with Switzerland. In order to attract
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jul 8, 2013 15:43

Uruguay fails to stub out Philip Morris claim (uk)

An ICSID tribunal has agreed to hear tobacco producer Philip Morris International's claim against Uruguay, over what the company calls "extreme and unnecessary" restrictions on the packaging of cigarettes.
Global Arbitration Review (uk)
added Jul 8, 2013 09:20

Hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction before and after implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free policy in Uruguay: experience through 2010

Conclusions Adding two more years of follow-up data confirmed that Uruguay's smoke-free law was followed by a substantial and sustained reduction in AMI hospitalisations.
Tobacco Control
added May 25, 2013 13:30

Uruguay Reaffirmed Lawsuit Against Philip Morris Co

The Uruguayan government reaffirmed its sovereignty by implementing public health policies and expressed confidence in its position towards a lawsuit filed by the multinational tobacco company Philip Morris International. Uruguay considers that, as sover
Prensa Latina (cu)
added Mar 30, 2013 15:04

[France] Hearings to Begin in Anti-smoking Lawsuit by Philip Morris International Against Uruguay

Uruguay faces its first hearings in the French capital this week in a lawsuit filed by U.S. tobacco giant Philip Morris International (IW 50/4) against its anti-smoking laws, an official said Monday. In early 2010, Philip Morris filed a complaint with th
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 4, 2013 22:16
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