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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’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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[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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[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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[Brazil] Workshop in the Philippines to strengthening national coordinating mechanisms

Philippines Department of Health (DOH) conducted a three-day workshop to strengthening the national coordinating mechanisms to ensure effective WHO FCTC implementation and monitoring. To this workshop attended representatives from national Government agen
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:50
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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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