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[Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico] Cigarette Companies Mock Tobacco Control Laws in Latin America

With tobacco product advertisements banned in every country in the region, companies are now targeting points of sale in their efforts to increase product visibility, and implementing corporate social responsibility programmes to maintain brand popularit
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Mar 7, 2013 14:56
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[Argentina] En Córdoba multarán desde el lunes a quienes fumen mientras manejen [In Córdoba fined from Monday who smoke while driving]

Two months after being approved, took effect yesterday in Cordoba city ordinance prohibiting smoking drivers of vehicles, whether trucks, cars, vans or motorcycles, while driving. It is the first city in the country that will handle this
Clarin.com (ar)
added Jan 22, 2013 22:46
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In Argentina, Busted By The Highway Patrol For Driving And... Smoking

Beginning next Monday, police in Cordoba will begin handing out tickets for drivers caught smoking in their cars . . . A study conducted by Bee Sellares found that there are at least seven movements involved in lighting up, from when someone stretches h
WorldCrunch (fr)
added Jan 22, 2013 22:40
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[Argentina] Cigarette prices up four percent today

Massalin Particulares, the firm that sells Marlboro, Philip Morris and Benson and Hedges among others in the country, will implement a four percent increase in its cigarette prices today, so as to meet with its revenue targets for 2013.
Buenos Aires Herald (ar)
added Jan 7, 2013 14:05
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[Argentina, Delaware] Tobacco Class Action

Dozens of Argentinean tobacco workers claim their children suffered birth defects because Altria and other Big Tobacco companies sprayed their crops with toxic chemicals made by Monsanto, in Superior Court.
Courthouse News
added Oct 29, 2012 14:15
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Impact on cardiovascular disease events of the implementation of Argentina's national tobacco control law

Implementation of the tobacco control law would produce significant public health benefits in Argentina. Strong advocacy is needed at national and international levels to get this law implemented throughout Argentina.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 23, 2012 06:30
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[Argentina] Piggybacking as a media advocacy strategy to increase enrolments in a gender-oriented smoking cessation programme

We prepared a press release/report about tobacco use among women, as well as our gender-oriented clinic, for the local news media, which appeared in print around the time a well-known young Argentinean actress died.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 1, 2012 14:12
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[Argentina, Australia, Venezuela] VIDEO: Anti-tobacco laws gain traction (2:35)

Australia's highest court endorsed tough new anti-tobacco marketing laws and legislation is making its way through Argentina and Venezuela as countries around the world try to help fight smoking.
Reuters
added Aug 19, 2012 03:37
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Health warnings loud and clear on cigarettes in Argentina

Packs must display a health hazard message
Buenos Aires Herald (ar)
added Jun 19, 2012 05:32
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Health Warnings Loud and Clear on Cigarettes in Argentina

This month, Argentina will join the growing list of Latin American countries that compel tobacco companies to display health warnings about the dangers of smoking on cigarette packs, illustrated with graphic images.
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Jun 16, 2012 07:33
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