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[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
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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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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] 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
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[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
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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
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[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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[Brazil, South America/Caribbean] Candidate in Paraguay Stirs Controversy With Remarks on Gay Marriage

Horacio Cartes, the tobacco magnate and front-runner for months in Paraguay's presidential election on Sunday ... comparing gay people to "monkeys" ... accusations of ... profiting from the smuggling of contraband Paraguayan-made cigarettes into neighbori
New York Times
added Apr 17, 2013 07:48
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[Brazil, New Zealand] Tobacco plain packaging battle continues

A new study, which found smokers choose branded tobacco products over plain packged ones, supports the call to introduce plain packaging in New Zealand.
NZCity (nz)
added Sep 6, 2012 07:16
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[Brazil] Indiana to enforce statewide smoke-free law in July

Brazil (IN) Times
added Apr 9, 2012 00:00
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