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British American Tobacco’s Use of Social Media Influencers to Sell Cigarettes Faces Legal Complaint in Brazil

(BAT) faces a new legal complaint in Brazil for the company’s use of social media influencers to advertise cigarettes on social networks like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Brazil is the second country in which legal action has been initiated as the re
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 27, 2018 16:21
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An experimental feasibility study of a hybrid telephone counseling/text messaging intervention for post-discharge cessation support among hospitalized smokers in Brazil

This hybrid telephone/text intervention should progress to full-scale effectiveness testing as it achieved favorable outcomes, was acceptable to participants, and was readily implemented. This type of intervention has strong potential for expanding the r
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 26, 2018 21:02
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[Brazil, UK] How we can fight child labour in the tobacco industry

But Brazil, the world’s second-largest tobacco producer, provides a positive example for tackling hazardous child labor. Brazil barred children under 18 from any work with tobacco in 2008 and established penalties for child labor violations – not just fo
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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The entry into force of the Protocol is becoming imminent with Chad’s and Brazil’s accession

With the accession by Chad and Brazil, respectively on 13th and 14th June 2018, the Protocol now has 39 Parties and only two more are needed [1] by 2nd of July for the Protocol to enter into force on time to hold the first session of the Meeting of the P
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:37
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[Latin America] Illicit Cigarette Trade in Five South American Countries: A Gap Analysis for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru

Evolution of cigarette illicit trade in five Latin American countries show different trajectories, not in line with tobacco industry estimates, which highlight the importance of producing solid, independent estimates. There are inexpensive methodologies
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 16, 2018 03:30
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[Brazil] Paraguay’s new president to continue business-friendly policies

The outgoing Mr Cartes, who is expected to retain considerable power even after he steps down, has faced numerous accusations of corruption and involvement in drug trafficking. The tobacco magnate, twice imprisoned on fraud charges before becoming presi
Financial Times (uk)
added May 1, 2018 18:47
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[Brazil] Workshop in the Philippines to strengthening national coordinating mechanisms

Philippines Department of Health (DOH) conducted a three-day workshop to strengthening the national coordinating mechanisms to ensure effective WHO FCTC implementation and monitoring. To this workshop attended representatives from national Government agen
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:50
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[Brazil] Philip Morris adopts the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard

Philip Morris International Inc. today announced that its major factory in Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil's main tobacco-growing area, is the first factory in the country to be certified by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS). Based on the AWS internatio
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 29, 2018 16:59
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Trial Begins for One of Brazil's Largest Cigarette Smugglers

62-year old Roberto Eleutério da Silva, known as Lobão, began his trial in São Paulo. He and another 20 people, who were arrested in July last year, are charged with criminal organization, corruption and smuggling. The gang headed by Lobão moved at least
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:16
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[Brazil] Three-State Operation Arrests 6 Cigarette Smugglers

In an operation that included the states of Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul and Parana, the Brazilian Federal Police arrested six members of a gang specializing in cigarette smuggling. Another 17 people suspected of belonging to the gang, who also had ar
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15
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