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The Tobacco Wars: International Trade Disputes and Tobacco Control

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Published on Jul 10, 2012

Ambassador Carlos Gianelli Derois and Dr. Joshua Sharfstein discuss the challenges that governments face in balancing international trade and tobacco control objectives and the increasing number of trade disputes involving tobacco control that have arisen under bilateral investment treaties (BIT) and at the WTO.
This meeting is part of the Global Health, Economics, and Development Roundtable Series, which provides a forum for U.S. policymakers, academics, and other prominent experts to evaluate the most pressing health and development challenges afflicting low- and middle-income countries. The series explores best practices and potential solutions from the field's leading thinkers and serves to educate and engage CFR's influential membership.

SPEAKERS:
The Honorable Carlos Gianelli Derois
Joshua Sharfstein
PRESIDER:
Thomas Bollyky

http://www.cfr.org/united-states/toba...

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