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The legal threat from tobacco companies over the Government's proposal for plain packaging has raised fears about the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
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30/07/2012 9:55:07 a.m.
“Obviously when you go into a free trade agreement it’s a bit like a marriage,” says Prime Minister John Key.
A bit like an abusive marriage to a psychopathic control freak.
Where they do whatever they like and beat you with great big legal stick if you step out of line.
Hey but John reassures us we should "not jump to conclusions"
Yea, we should wait until they have done it, so he can ignore our complaints.
Don't want GMO crops?
too bad we'll get them or get sued by monsanto.
Cigarettes and DVDs are the tip of an iceberg.
If its so great why is it so secret, people do good things in the open.
27/07/2012 9:26:42 a.m.
There should not be a need for any secrecy if there is nothing the government fears. Let all NZers know what OUR representatives are trying to do for US!
25/07/2012 10:11:27 a.m.
I think we should send the United States packing. Having an FTA with them is likely to cost us a lot more than we're ever likely to gain from it.We don't need them dictating to us what we can and can't do.But we have a pro-United States PM, so I guess we're screwed.
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