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[Latin America] Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus Philip Morris International

To replicate Uruguay’s success, other countries need to recognise that strong political support, an actively engaged local civil society and financial and technical support are important factors in overcoming tobacco industry's legal threats to defend st
Tobacco Control
added Mar 24, 2017 02:55
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[Uruguay] The Top International Arbitration Decisions Since Midyear ($$)

... Philip Morris International Inc.’s challenge to Uruguay’s strict tobacco-control measures...
Law360
added Dec 23, 2016 00:40
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[Latin America] Trade, Investment, and Tobacco: Philip Morris v Uruguay

The tobacco industry has commandeered international trade and investment treaties to undermine laws designed to protect societies from the devastating consequences of tobacco use. The barrage of litigation is a prime industry tactic to deter governments f
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Nov 26, 2016 02:06
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Uruguay: A giant leap to prevent tobacco-assisted suicide

At COP7, the victory of Uruguay needs to be highlighted echoing the words of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg...“No country should be ever be intimidated by the threat of a tobacco company lawsuit, and this case will help embolden more nations
World Bank blogs
added Oct 25, 2016 19:20
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[Colombia, South America/Caribbean, Uruguay] LYNN: In Memoriam: Yul Francisco Dorado Was a True Champion for People and the Environment

Dorado, who served as the Latin America director of the nonprofit Corporate Accountability International...Philip Morris International lost its lawsuit against the country of Uruguay for passing strong public health laws.... Dorado played an important ro
AlterNet.org
added Oct 23, 2016 13:52
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[South America/Caribbean] President of Uruguay / A privileged position within the region

In this exclusive interview with United World, Mr. Vázquez...discusses Uruguay’s competitive advantages, as well as the landmark Uruguay v Philip Morris court case, in which the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSI
The Worldfolio (uk)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:35
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[South America/Caribbean] PAHO Recognizes Uruguay For Defending Tobacco Control Policies Against Commercial Interests

today recognized the Government of Uruguay for 'its global leadership in defending tobacco control policies in benefit of people's health over commercial interests.' The recognition was made before an audience of health leaders from throughout the America
Public.
added Sep 27, 2016 14:27
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[Panama, Uruguay] ‘Quit smoking’ services get a boost

This week in Panama City, two Parties to the [FCTC], the Republic of Panama and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, will be sharing with 6 other Parties their knowledge... Teams attending the event are from Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Georgia, Jamaica and Sur
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 7, 2016 15:19
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[Australia, Uruguay] As world awaits WTO plain packaging decision, legislation spreads across the globe

decision of a [WTO] panel on Australia’s decision to enforce standardised packaging on tobacco products has been ‘imminent’ for years...harder to see how a comeback is possible – that is, unless the WTO panel delivers an upper-cut...early next year.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:04
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The Award on the merits in Philip Morris v Uruguay: implications for WHO FCTC implementation (PDF)

We have prepared this paper to help draw out those aspects of the decision that will be most relevant to WHO FCTC implementation in other jurisdictions, as well as those that provide lessons on the relationship between international investment law and
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (au)
added Aug 31, 2016 16:46
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