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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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British American Tobacco’s Use of Social Media Influencers to Sell Cigarettes Faces Legal Complaint in Brazil

(BAT) faces a new legal complaint in Brazil for the company’s use of social media influencers to advertise cigarettes on social networks like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Brazil is the second country in which legal action has been initiated as the re
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 27, 2018 16:21
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[Brazil] Paraguay’s new president to continue business-friendly policies

The outgoing Mr Cartes, who is expected to retain considerable power even after he steps down, has faced numerous accusations of corruption and involvement in drug trafficking. The tobacco magnate, twice imprisoned on fraud charges before becoming presi
Financial Times (uk)
added May 1, 2018 18:47
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Brazil’s Highest Court Upholds Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court ruled yesterday that the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) has the power to regulate the tobacco industry... In 2012, Brazil became the first country in the world to ban the use of flavors and additives in tobacco
Asian Tribune
added Feb 2, 2018 16:24
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[Latin America] Contraband Cigarettes Surpass 50% of Market in 15 Brazilian States

A survey carried out by the National Forum Against Piracy pointed out that last year, contraband cigarettes, mainly from Paraguay, reached more than 50% of the markets in 15 of Brazil's 26 states. In five of them, participation was over 60%: 78% in Mato
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:12
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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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