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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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Tech-Cigarette.com States that Smoking Tobacco Cigarettes in Enclosed Areas in Brazil is Banned

As per Tech-Cigarette, the main reason why the government of Brazil decided to impose a ban on smoking cigarettes in public places was because that was the only way of containing the ever-rising demands for tobacco cigarettes in the country. While this mo
SBWire
added Apr 30, 2013 16:52
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[Brazil, India] Tobacco body opposes WHO move to restrict production

Upping the ante against the WHO-sponsored efforts to bring down tobacco farming in the world, International Tobacco Growers' Association (ITGA) chief executive Antonio Abrunhosa on Tuesday said such regulations would only bring hardships to farmers in th
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 7, 2012 13:26
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[Brazil, USA] “CNT has become a shareholder in the UTC Group”

Contraf-Nicotex-Tobacco GmbH (“CNT”) and United Tobacco Company LLC (“UTC US”) are pleased to announce that CNT has become a shareholder in the UTC Group by founding UTC International LLC, Wilson, NC. The new company shall be the management holding for t
United Tobacco Company
added Mar 29, 2017 18:46
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[Brazil, Colombia, India, Latin America, Paraguay, South America/Caribbean, Syria] BATE: Corruption and weakened national security: the roles of medicines, tobacco in exacerbating both

The result is a weakening of law and order and the strengthening of organized crime and terror financing. As the largest donor to WHO, the U.S. should demand that it makes sure all experts are at the table regardless of whether they work in the tobacco in
The Hill
added Nov 2, 2016 21:10
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Smokers in Brazil: who are they?

quitting rate is increasing, thus suggesting that tobacco control interventions implemented in Brazil in the past years seem to be effectively reaching the smoking population. This is strong evidence against the ‘hardening hypothesis’, which posits that r
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2015 10:12
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The Brazil SimSmoke Policy Simulation Model: The Effect of Strong Tobacco Control Policies on Smoking Prevalence and Smoking-Attributable Deaths in a Middle Income Nation

Brazil provides one of the outstanding public health success stories in reducing deaths due to smoking, and serves as a model for other low and middle income nations. However, a set of stricter policies could further reduce smoking and save many addition
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Nov 7, 2012 11:25
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Anti-tobacco policies responsible for Brazil's big success in reducing smoking rates

Smoking rates in Brazil have dropped by half over the past two decades thanks to strict tobacco control policies, according to a study by US and Brazilian researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine.
ScienceDaily
added Nov 7, 2012 11:23
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[Brazil, Paraguay] Smuggling Made Easy

Landlocked Paraguay Emerges as a Top Producer in Contraband Tobacco
Center for Public Integrity
added Jul 1, 2009 00:00
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[Brazil] A guerra perdida contra o tráfico na fronteira com o Paraguai [The lost war against trafficking on the border with Paraguay]

Cigarette smuggling is a millionaire business, lucrative and closely linked to drug trafficking... Traffickers hide marijuana, cocaine and weapons in cigarette smuggling carts to circumvent surveillance
Epoca (br)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:19
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