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[Zimbabwe] Brazilian who learned golf with a branch will open Olympics

Da Silva was 11, when he first caddied for Edmondson, a tobacco buyer who spent half his year in Brazil. Edmondson later brought him to Zimbabwe
McClatchy Newspapers
added Aug 12, 2016 19:24
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[Zimbabwe] Golf: Da Silva fights tears, nerves on return to Brazil

Da Silva grew up caddying for a tobacco executive, Andrew Edmondson...Edmondson, da Silva's former sponsor from Zimbabwe and the man who introduced him to the game, served as the golfer's caddie on Thursday. "He loved it. It was very special for him. It
Reuters
added Aug 12, 2016 19:16
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[Brazil, Latin America] Mental Illness May Make Teens Vulnerable to Drugs, Alcohol

Teens who are struggling with mental health disorders are more likely to smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol and use marijuana, a new Brazilian study suggests. Researchers reviewed self-reported data from more than 4,000 high school students in Sao Paulo. T
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 7, 2016 04:32
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[Brazil, Latin America] Broad leaf demand/supply in balance

With the lower leaf tobacco crop levels of 2016, Universal Corporation believes that the supply of flue-cured and Burley is largely in line with demand on a global basis. “However, inventories held by our customers and the leaf quality and pricing of cr
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 5, 2016 20:13
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[Brazil, Latin America] High schoolers with mental health issues more likely to use alcohol, tobacco, marijuana

respondents with clinically significant scores on a behavioral screening questionnaire were more likely to use alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana in the past month compared to those without symptoms. The study is among the first to highlight the link between
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:09
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[Brazil, Latin America] Australians report theft of computer and shirts from athletes' village

a report into the fire received from organizers had recommended the civil and military fire brigades improve communication. There was also a pledge that the smoking ban would be enforced.
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2016 14:34
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[Brazil, Latin America] Australia demand smoking ban be enforced in athletes' village after fire

The Australian Olympic Committee has demanded Rio 2016 organizers enforce a strict ban on smoking in the athletes' village... "We have asked Rio 2016 to enforce a very strict non-smoking policy. Every athletes’ village in the Olympic Games should be non-
Reuters
added Jul 31, 2016 15:45
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[Brazil] Rio 2016: Discarded cigarette in 'smoke-free' village leads to fire in Australian quarters

The construction of the Olympic village in Rio de Janeiro is not yet complete, which has resulted in workers and contractors plying their trade around the athletes' quarters. Reports claim that the fire alarm and sprinklers had been turned off by the wor
IBTimes (uk)
added Jul 30, 2016 18:54
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[Brazil, Latin America] Australia slams Rio Olympic officials after smoke alarms were turned OFF in the athletes village before a fire started by a dropped cigarette erupted

Chiller said the fire was started by a discarded cigarette and she blasted the number of smokers at the Athletes Village. 'There's a lot of smokers. There are a lot of workers and contractors smoking in the village. The Athletes Village is a non-smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 30, 2016 13:44
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[Brazil] Smoking Damages Sperm

Brazilian researchers analyzed the sperm of 20 smokers and 20 nonsmokers and found that the smokers’ sperm was damaged in ways that could reduce the chance of fertilization and might also lead to health problems in the baby. The DNA in smokers’ sperm wa
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 22, 2016 19:27
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