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Imperial Tobacco

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24 July 2017

Permanent Court of Arbitration orders Philip Morris to pay up to $38million to Australian Govt. over tobacco packaging challenge

Author: BBC (UK)

"Philip Morris: Tobacco giant ordered to compensate Australia", 10 Jul 2017...

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18 July 2017

Africa: Investigation reveals tobacco firms allegedly threatening efforts that could save millions from harmful effects of tobacco use; companies comment

Multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investigation has found. Various companies mentioned in the investigation...

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11 May 2017

Australia: World Trade Organization says restrictive packaging law is a legitimate public health measure in dispute related to trade & tobacco companies

Author: Tom Miles, Martinne Geller & John Stonestreet, Reuters

"Australia wins landmark WTO tobacco packaging case, reports", 5 May 2017...

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13 October 2016

MSA Briefing Holder

Analysis shows only a hanfdul of company statements are meeting the Act’s requirements, majority lack adequate information  

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2 June 2015

Canada: Quebec court orders 3 tobacco firms to pay CA$15.5 billion over failure to warn plaintiffs of health impacts of smoking

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22 May 2015

Tobacco companies prepare to launch multi-billion compensation claims over UK plain packaging law

Tobacco companies are reportedly preparing to launch legal claims against the British Government for losses as a result of the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes. It is thought the companies will argue that forcing them to use plain...

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6 November 2014

USA: Philip Morris's new tobacco purchasing model could reduce child labour, says Human Rights Watch

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26 September 2014

UK: Tobacco firms protest at Labour party's plan to tax them more to pay for National Health Service

Author: Angela Monaghan, Guardian (UK)

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14 May 2014

[PDF] Appendix

Author: Human Rights Watch

[Includes correspondence with Altria, British American Tobacco, China National Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Japan Tobacco, Lorillard Tobacco (part of Carolina Group), Philip Morris International, Reynolds American & Universal Corporation]

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1 January 2014

Sustainability Focus: Child Labour Due Diligence in Labour Intensive Industries

Author: Vigeo

Vigeo identified four sectors (Mining, Food, Tobacco and Specialised Retail) that are more exposed to child labour issues than others due their high labour intensity, complex supply chains and their frequent presence weak governance zones. Vigeo’s...

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