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.
Friday, September 30, 2016
Voon: Philip Morris v Uruguay: Implications for Public Health
Tania S.L. Voon (Univ. of Melbourne - Law) has posted Philip Morris v Uruguay: Implications for Public Health (Journal of World Investment & Trade, forthcoming). Here's the abstract: