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Cigarette smoking Brazilian man may be world's oldest person at 126 years old

All things considered, Jose Aguinelo dos Santos is a pretty lively Brazilian man. He walks without a stick, has no known health problems, smokes a pack of cigarettes a day, and is still a childless bachelor, according to reports. Oh, and he might be 126
The Washington Post
added Jul 16, 2014 19:31
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[Brazil, UK] Longer lives mean more diseases of old age and rising costs

Progress with tobacco control, including the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes, bans on smoking in public places and higher taxes are all helping to reduce consumption – and the incidence of lung cancer. Many public health experts call for si
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 30, 2014 01:20
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Brazil Takes Crucial Step toward Becoming World’s Most Populous Smoke-Free Country

In addition to requiring smoke-free public places, the 2011 law also bans point-of-sale tobacco advertisements and strengthens cigarette warning labels. Brazil currently has graphic warnings covering the entire back of the pack. Starting in 2016, warni
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 7, 2014 12:47
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[Asia, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Alliance One and China Tobacco Finalize Joint Venture in Brazil

completed the formation of a new joint venture company, China Brasil Tobacos Exportadora SA ("CBT") in Brazil on March 26, 2014. CBT has operated as an independent subsidiary of AOB for the last two crops and currently contracts with 9,500 integrated grow
PR Newswire
added Mar 31, 2014 11:39
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VIDEO: A day in the life of Souza Cruz, Brazil

Follow six of our employees from dawn to dusk and get a better understanding of our business. From a leaf technician right through to a trade representative, this video gives you a window into the heart of how we work.
You Tube
added Mar 19, 2014 12:50
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[Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia] Study: Most children in 6 countries know little of smoking warnings

Most children interviewed in Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan and Russia knew little about cigarette health warning labels ... only 38 percent of 2,423 5- and 6-year-old children in the six countries studied had any awareness of warning labels curr
UPI
added Feb 28, 2014 04:44
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[Brazil] Reduction of physical activity in daily life and its determinants in smokers without airflow obstruction

Adult smokers without airflow obstruction presented reduced level of daily physical activity. Functional exercise capacity, extended fatigue sensation, aspects of motivation/physical activity behaviour and self-reported cardiac disease are significant de
Respirology
added Feb 14, 2014 07:01
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[Brazil] Physical activity levels low among ‘healthy' smokers

Smokers without signs of lung disease may be raising their chances of developing lung problems and other health issues by being couch potatoes, Brazilian researchers say. They compared so-called healthy smokers to nonsmokers by physical activity levels a
Reuters
added Feb 14, 2014 07:00
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[Brazil, UK] Smokers really ARE lazier: Study finds they walk less and lack the motivation to improve their lifestyles

Brazilian researchers discovered that smokers are less physically active and lack motivation. People who smoke walk less and are less motivated to change their lifestyles, new research suggests They also found that people who smoke are more likely to s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 5, 2014 11:54
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[Brazil] Celebrity Cancer Diagnosis Spurs Smokers to Try to Quit

da Silva, Brazil’s former president and a smoker, had throat cancer ... “Brazil has been very aggressive in tobacco control,” said the lead author ... “But Lula’s diagnosis was more significant than graphic warning labels, than raising taxes, and than eve
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 30, 2013 13:16
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