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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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[Latin America] Brazilian drug gang PCC is strengthening its links with Hezbollah / The alliance is feeding power and profits of both groups

The PCC reportedly smuggles drugs and arms to the Lebanese paramilitary group, plus electronic products, cigarettes, clothing and fuel...smuggled goods such as cigarettes are also denting Brazil’s economy. The National Forum Against Piracy and Illegality
plus55 (br)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:52
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[Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Latin America, Mexico] Niños en la mira de la industria tabacalera (PDF)

Análisis sobre la publicidad y exhibición de productos de tabaco en los puntos de venta de América Latina como estrategia para atraer a niños, niñas y adolescentes al consumo
Fundación Interamericana del Corazón - Argentina (FIC Argentina) (ar)
added Nov 4, 2015 22:25
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[UK] British American Tobacco poised to take Brazil's Souza Cruz private

British American Tobacco has purchased the final necessary number of shares in Brazilian subsidiary Souza Cruz, the country's largest cigarette maker, to enable it to take the company private in coming months.
Digital Look (uk)
added Oct 16, 2015 07:23
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[Brazil] British American Tobacco Announces Offer For Souza Cruz - Quick Facts

has launched a public tender offer to acquire up to all of the 24.7% of Souza Cruz shares which are not currently owned by BAT and to delist the company. The offer for Souza Cruz is at a price per share of 27.62, to be paid in cash, in Brazilian Reais.
NASDAQ
added Sep 10, 2015 13:43
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Brazil's Anti-Tobacco Law Means Markedly Fewer Places to Light Up

The legislation bans smoking in enclosed areas open to the public and imposes new restrictions on cigarette advertising. The Anti-Tobacco Law bans the use of any tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, smoking pipes, and water pipes in enclosed area
PanAm Post
added Dec 5, 2014 17:10
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Strong Tobacco Control Policies in Brazil Credited for More Than 400,000 Lives Saved

Georgetown University Medical Center
added Nov 7, 2012 11:21
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[Brazil, Paraguay] Uruguayan tobacco company under investigation

American Stock Exchange
added Oct 14, 2003 00:00
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[Brazil] Arrests Again Point to Paraguay President’s Contraband Cigarettes

Cigarettes manufactured by a firm belonging to the family of Paraguay’s president have once again been seized after being smuggled across the border into Brazil, firmly pointing towards the involvement of powerful Paraguayan elites in the booming busines
InSight Crime (co)
added Feb 3, 2018 19:15
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