Headlines Tagged with USTR — 930 headlines found
Many Republicans and the tobacco industry object that the tobacco companies would be barred from using international trade tribunals to sue countries that restrict smoking.
Aug 22, 2016 New York Times
added Aug 22, 2016 01:07
Only America, where the right to free speech makes standard packs highly unlikely, may remain an anomaly (though it is a signatory to the TPP). In the past investors often viewed a new wave of rules on tobacco as a chance to buy tobacco stocks inexpensiv
Aug 5, 2016 The Economist
added Aug 4, 2016 16:57
Mary Sunta...addressed the issue at a workshop on the impacts of TPP on public health held in Ha Noi yesterday. “As far as I am concerned, there are seven chapters in the TPP vulnerable to any challengers of the tobacco industry,” Sunta said.
Jul 23, 2016 Vietnam Net
added Jul 26, 2016 14:00
[Asia-pacific, Australia, UK] Trans-Pacific Partnership provisions 'questionable', says Productivity Commission
Philip Morris used an ISDS provision in the Hong Kong-Australia bilateral investment treaty...“As it was resolved on a technicality, and costs are apparently yet to be recovered, this success should not be taken as an indication that ISDS is essentially h
Jul 25, 2016 The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 26, 2016 13:53
As Warren notes, the authors of the TPP implicitly acknowledged the threat that ISDS poses to public-health regulations by barring tobacco companies from accessing the process. (If ISDS posed no risk to reasonable public-health regulations, there would b
Jul 7, 2016 New York Magazine
added Jul 8, 2016 18:53
Japan Tobacco International, at the Cato discussion...tobacco companies have not abused investor-state dispute settlement, Ulle argued, saying they have filed only two cases, one of which has been thrown out. That amounts to 0.3 percent of the ISDS caselo
Jul 1, 2016 Politico
added Jul 1, 2016 16:34
Hatch... said a provision that prevents tobacco companies from using investor-state dispute settlement has cost TPP at least 13-16 votes in the House and eight or more in the Senate. Because of those two issues and some other important ones, TPP doesn't
Jun 16, 2016 Politico
added Jun 16, 2016 19:09
Congress, on behalf of the United States, must now decide whether to approve the agreement...I urge Congressman Jared Polis to support approval of the TPP and protect kids here in the U.S. and around the world from the harms of tobacco use.
Jun 5, 2016 Boulder (CO) Daily Camera
added Jun 14, 2016 13:34
Let’s continue to listen to the public health experts, like the Surgeon General and American Cancer Society. Congress should support TPP and protect global public health measures that will save lives from the tobacco epidemic.
Jun 13, 2016 The Hill
added Jun 14, 2016 13:32
[Asia-pacific, Wisconsin] Debbi DeGarmo: Support the Trans-Pacific Partnership and protect children from tobacco
In honor of World No Tobacco Day, which was May 31, I urge U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., to support the TPP and protect kids from tobacco.
Jun 2, 2016 La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Jun 4, 2016 01:01