Philip Morris v Uruguay: Implications for Public Health
Journal of World Investment & Trade, Forthcoming
11 Pages Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Date Written: August 25, 2016
This short article considers the implications for public health of the award in the investment treaty dispute Philip Morris v Uruguay, challenging certain tobacco control measures of Uruguay including in relation to graphic health warnings. The article also takes account of the jurisdictional decision in that dispute and the decision in Philip Morris v Australia, challenging Australia's standardised tobacco packaging laws. Philip Morris lost both disputes.
Keywords: Investment, ISDS, Tobacco, Public Health, International Law
JEL Classification: I18, K33
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