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Michael Freeman, Sarah Hawkes, and Belinda Bennett

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199688999

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.001.0001

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The Interlocking World of Global Health Governance

The Interlocking World of Global Health Governance

The Tobacco Industry, Bilateral Investment Treaties, and Health Policy

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Law and Global Health

Hadii M. Mamudu

Oxford University Press

This chapter examines the role of transnational tobacco companies in the development and spread of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) in order to allow for better future BITs negotiations and governance in tobacco control. It begins with an overview of BITs. It hen discusses how the tobacco industry used BITs to facilitate the spread of tobacco worldwide, and concludes with implications of BITs for governance in tobacco control.

Keywords:   transnational tobacco companies, BITs, tobacco control, global health law, public public

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