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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’s Highest Court Upholds Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

While the tobacco industry’s lawsuit was pending, Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco flooded the Brazilian market with flavored cigarettes...80 percent of tobacco retailers near schools in Rio de Janeiro sold flavored cigarettes with
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 2, 2018 16:54
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[Brazil, Paraguay] Police Officers Seize Eight Trucks with Smuggled Cigarettes

A cargo of smuggled cigarettes from Paraguay, valued at R$15 million (US$4.56 million), was seized by border police agents in Mato Grosso do Sul. The cargo of 390,000 packs of eight different brands, divided into eight carts, was the biggest seizure of
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:19
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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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[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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[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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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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