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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

British American Tobacco could raise bid for rest of Brazil's Souza Cruz

BAT wants to extract more profit out of Brazil, its biggest market, as the volume of cigarettes sold the worldover declines amid increased government restrictions and the rise of the electronic cigarette. The cigarette-maker also said a decision over Re
IBTimes (uk)
added Apr 29, 2015 12:56

[Latin America] Amcor pays $US30m for Souza Cruz in Brazil

Amcor has agreed to pay $US30 million ($39.1 million) for the Brazilian tobacco packaging operations of Souza Cruz, which is majority owned by British American Tobacco plc and is the market leader in the Brazilian cigarette market.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:49

[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
added Feb 14, 2014 07:01

[USA] U.S. Pays $1.5 Mil to Help Brazilian Women Quit Smoking

A Brazilian-born researcher who runs minority health programs at a public university in Alabama has convinced the U.S. government to give her $1.5 million to help women quit smoking in her native country.
Judicial Watch
added Aug 14, 2013 17:45

[Brazil] How Napoleon Chagnon Became Our Most Controversial Anthropologist

his first encounter with the tribe is legendary ... hideous men” — who had just concluded a bloody club fight with a neighboring village ... “Immense wads of green tobacco were stuck between their lower teeth and lips making them look even more hideous,
New York Times
added Feb 17, 2013 10:29

[Brazil] SIEGEL: New Study Shows the Blatant Bias in Modern-Day Tobacco Control Research and Demonstrates Why You Need to Look at the Actual Data

Thus, even if this paper had convincingly demonstrated that there was a decline in heart attacks in São Paulo after the smoking ban, it would not have been valid to conclude that this was a causal effect. Without a comparison group, this study is as good
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Dec 2, 2016 00:29

[Brazil] Smoking Tied to Chronic Damage, Morbidity in SLE

Exposure to smoking in any form appeared to contribute to cumulative organ damage in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), although more research is needed to confirm this, Brazilian researchers reported.
MedPage Today
added Feb 4, 2016 20:37

BAT may have to boost its bid in Brazil ($$)

British American Tobacco may be forced to increase its offer to buy out the remaining 25 per cent of its Brazilian business after its £2.2 billion offer for the stake was opposed by some investors.
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 30, 2015 07:29

[Latin America] BAT Signals It May Raise Bid for Rest of Brazil’s Souza Cruz

said Wednesday it will get a new estimate for Souza Cruz after some investors opposed BAT’s $3.5 billion offer for the stake it doesn’t already own. BAT also said first-quarter revenue rose 1.7 percent at constant exchange rates, trailing the 3.5 percent
Bloomberg News
added Apr 29, 2015 12:58
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