No Coverage for Tobacco Industries With Regard to Tobacco-Control Measures - The Future of International Investment Agreements?
Article from: TDM 5 (2012), in Legal Issues in Tobacco Control
In this article, Faraz Rojid, James Losari and Alberto Madero ('the authors') argue that International Investment Agreements ('IIAs') should not have the effect of conferring greater rights on foreign tobacco companies than those which domestic cigarette producers enjoy. Instead, the authors argue in favor of ensuring that countries are given sufficient regulatory autonomy in regard to public health policy. The paper canvases different ways in which States can protect themselves from unwanted claims made by tobacco companies against such public health measures. The structure of ...