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[Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, USA] Insisten en que contrabando de cigarrillos financia a Hezbollah [They insist that cigarette smuggling funds Hezbollah]

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a US organization, issued a report to the US Congress that once again notes that the route of cigarette and drug smuggling funds Hezbollah and other groups Terrorists.
Ultima Hora (py)
added May 18, 2017 02:03
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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] British American Tobacco Venture Boosted by Cuban Tourism Surge

Sales of cigarettes made by Brascuba, a joint venture between Brazil’s Souza Cruz SA and Cuba’s state-owned Tabacuba, have risen 18.5 percent in the first five months of this year, according to Co-President Alexandre Carpenter. Souza Cruz is controlled b
Bloomberg News
added Jul 3, 2015 15:00
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Cigarette smoking Brazilian man may be world's oldest person at 126 years old

All things considered, Jose Aguinelo dos Santos is a pretty lively Brazilian man. He walks without a stick, has no known health problems, smokes a pack of cigarettes a day, and is still a childless bachelor, according to reports. Oh, and he might be 126
Washington Post
added Jul 16, 2014 19:31
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[Brazil] Celebrity Cancer Diagnosis Spurs Smokers to Try to Quit

da Silva, Brazil’s former president and a smoker, had throat cancer ... “Brazil has been very aggressive in tobacco control,” said the lead author ... “But Lula’s diagnosis was more significant than graphic warning labels, than raising taxes, and than eve
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 30, 2013 13:16
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[Australia, Brazil] Evidence piles up in favor of plain cigarette packs

A study conducted in Brazil provides further evidence that plain cigarette packaging reduces the appeal of cigarettes.
News-Medical.net
added Sep 10, 2012 11:41
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[Brazil, South America/Caribbean] Former smoker who lost his voice box to throat cancer poses as a newsstand cashier selling cigarettes so he can warn customers about the horrific dangers of smoking

João Cândido, from the Brazilian state of Paraña, was diagnosed with larynx cancer 14 years after he stopped smoking two packs a day... The Brazilian public service announcement reminds people what can happen when smoking doesn't kill them
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 2, 2015 10:55
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Philip Morris International Fined in Brazil for Targeting Youth with its “Be Marlboro” Ads

Philip Morris International's “Be Marlboro” campaign is coming under fire again for targeting youth. This time, the consumer protection agency from the Brazilian state of São Paulo has fined Philip Morris over $480,000. The agency acted after a formal co
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 29, 2014 14:54
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[Brazil] Rio de Janeiro tells tourists: no more butts on the beach

Rio now imposes tough penalties on littering by locals and visitors alike, with discarded cigarette butts incurring a $65 fine. Can it put a dent in deeper problems of trash collection and landfills?
Christian Science Monitor
added Nov 8, 2013 12:05
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The potential impact of plain packaging of cigarette products among Brazilian young women: an experimental study

Plain packaging and removal of descriptors may reduce the appeal of smoking for youth and young adults, and consequently reduce smoking susceptibility. Overall, the findings provide support for plain packaging regulations, such as those proposed in Austr
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 12, 2012 11:20
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