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[Asia-pacific, Colorado] LETTER: Donna Nikanjam: Protect kids from tobacco

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.
Boulder (CO) Daily Camera
added Jun 14, 2016 13:34
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[Asia-pacific] FOWLER: Get ready for plain packaging and TPP

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.
The Hill
added Jun 14, 2016 13:32
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[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.
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Jun 4, 2016 01:01
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[Asia-pacific] SHAFFER: Oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Protect Public Health

The American Cancer Society is urging Congress to support the TPP...But the rest of the TPP still treats tobacco like other products, including for requirements that have proven problematic for public health in the past such as regulatory coherence. Tarif
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 4, 2016 00:56
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[Asia-pacific] American Cancer Society Report Lauds TPP For Provision On Tobacco

Society used the occasion of “World No Tobacco Day” (May 31) to highlight a provision of the Trans-Pacific Partnership that would make it harder for tobacco companies to sue member countries to delay or stop smoking restrictions and other measures. World
World Trade Online [Inside U.S. Trade]
added Jun 1, 2016 20:14
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia needs new Act for tobacco control, says ex-MOH official

Putrajaya must enact a standalone law on tobacco control with standardised packaging rules before the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement comes into effect, a retired Health Ministry official said today. Dr Zarihah Mohd Zain, former head of the tob
Malay Mail (my)
added May 24, 2016 15:41
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[Asia-pacific] Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Likely Impact on the U.S. Economy and on Specific Industry Sectors (PDF) (792pp)

beverages and tobacco products would experience a substantial reduction in the export tariffs faced by the industry. This change would result in export and output gains in this sector. . . . Several interested parties expressed concern about TPP’s carv
United States International Trade Commission (USITC)
added May 21, 2016 01:28
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[Asia-pacific] As Congress Reviews Trans-Pacific Partnership Following ITC Report, Provision Protecting Tobacco Control Measures Warrants Strong Support

Some members of Congress from tobacco-growing states have indicated they will oppose the TPP because of this provision. If they do so, the ITC report underscores that they will be hurting the overall agricultural interests of their states and even the int
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 21, 2016 01:18
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, UK] Big Tobacco abuses investor-state dispute settlement: law expert

Big Tobacco is like Monty Python’s Black Knight, says QUT Intellectual Property and Innovation Matthew Rimmer after Philip Morris Asia was defeated in its attempt to sue the Australian Government over plain packaging of cigarettes. Professor Rimmer, fro
HealthCanal.com
added May 19, 2016 22:20
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[Asia-pacific] Australia versus Philip Morris. How we took on big tobacco and won

"If we ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership transnational corporations based in the United States will gain an avenue to sue Australia. There's an exclusion for tobacco control measures, but no solid exclusion for other health measures."
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 17, 2016 14:04
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