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[Uruguay] HANSEN-KUHN: Celebrating Common Sense?

So, while we should certainly celebrate the good news from the Philip Morris-Uruguay decision, that doesn’t mean that common sense over these kinds of disputes has prevailed. A better approach would be to set aside ISDS, as countries like Bolivia and Sou
Common Dreams
added Jul 17, 2016 01:20
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[Uruguay] Defending David Against the World’s Goliaths in International Court

Paul S. Reichler in his office in Washington. He is a member of a rarefied fraternity of lawyers who represent countries before international courts and tribunals...he won an arbitration case for Uruguay, where strict tobacco control laws were challenged
New York Times
added Jul 15, 2016 18:19
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Uruguay’s Tobacco Victory Encourages Canada’s Plain Pack Proponents

Canada’s efforts to force tobacco manufacturers to use plain packaging will get a boost from a recent decision on similar measures in Uruguay, health advocates said Monday.... Cunningham, a senior policy analyst with the Canadian Cancer Society, called th
The Epoch Times
added Jul 15, 2016 03:10
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[Latin America] Little Uruguay beat Big Tobacco in court, keeping the right to large, grotesque cigarette warnings

The company had demanded that either the regulations be lifted, not be applied to Philip Morris, or that Uruguay pay the company more than $20 million in damages. The tribunal instead ordered Philip Morris to pay $7 million and other costs to reimburse U
Public Radio International (PRI)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:22
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[Australia, Europe] BONADIO: Uruguay’s victory against Big Tobacco is more than just a local triumph

whatever Big Tobacco may think, public health policies pursued by democratically-elected governments should not be overturned by the industry’s trademark-based lawsuits, which seem predominantly aimed at scaring policymakers focused on protecting citizens
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 14, 2016 16:55
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[Switzerland] Investor-State Tribunal Dismisses Philip Morris Case Against Uruguay Cigarette Packaging

“trademarks being property, their use by the registered owner is protected,” said the tribunal. This meant that the tobacco company had “property rights regarding their trademarks capable of being expropriated.” Observing that Philip Morris’ brand and “
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:55
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[Switzerland] PHILIP MORRIS BRANDS V. ORIENTAL REPUBLIC OF URUGUAY: WRITTEN SUBMISSION (AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF) BY THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION AND THE WHO FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL SECRETARIAT (PDF)

action taken by Uruguay was taken in light of a substantial body of evidence that large graphic health warnings are an effective means of informing consumers...These bodies of evidence...support the conclusion that the Uruguayan measures in que
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:59
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[Uruguay] International tribunal upholds states' rights to protect health through tobacco control

The decision was informed by a joint submission or amicus brief, from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) Secretariat. The brief provided an overview of global tobacco control, including the
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:53
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Uruguay Defeats Philip Morris In Major Win For Anti-Smoking Advocates

"The large size of these warnings prevents us from effectively displaying our trademarks and goes beyond what could reasonably be considered appropriate to inform consumers of the well-established health risks of smoking," Morgan Rees, a spokesperson for
CorpWatch
added Jul 13, 2016 17:46
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Uruguay Wins Its Tobacco Case Against Philip Morris International: STATEMENT BY LAURENT HUBER

PMI will no doubt shed some public crocodile tears, but their main goal in launching the suit has been realized – six years and millions of dollars have been spent defending a nondiscriminatory law that was intended purely to protect public health. This h
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 12, 2016 15:13
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