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[Brazil] Rio 2016: Discarded cigarette in 'smoke-free' village leads to fire in Australian quarters

The construction of the Olympic village in Rio de Janeiro is not yet complete, which has resulted in workers and contractors plying their trade around the athletes' quarters. Reports claim that the fire alarm and sprinklers had been turned off by the wor
IBTimes (uk)
added Jul 30, 2016 18:54
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[Brazil, UK] Longer lives mean more diseases of old age and rising costs

Progress with tobacco control, including the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes, bans on smoking in public places and higher taxes are all helping to reduce consumption – and the incidence of lung cancer. Many public health experts call for si
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 30, 2014 01:20
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VIDEO: A day in the life of Souza Cruz, Brazil

Follow six of our employees from dawn to dusk and get a better understanding of our business. From a leaf technician right through to a trade representative, this video gives you a window into the heart of how we work.
You Tube
added Mar 19, 2014 12:50
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[Brazil] Physical activity levels low among ‘healthy' smokers

Smokers without signs of lung disease may be raising their chances of developing lung problems and other health issues by being couch potatoes, Brazilian researchers say. They compared so-called healthy smokers to nonsmokers by physical activity levels a
Reuters
added Feb 14, 2014 07:00
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[Brazil, South America/Caribbean] Yourwellness Magazine Investigates Outcome of Smoking Ban

Following the announcement that the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil will be tobacco-free, Yourwellness Magazine investigated the health outcomes of smoking bans. ... This decision will mean a healthier environment for athletes, staff, and soccer fans from
PR Web
added Apr 15, 2013 06:44
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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, China, India, Russia, South Africa] Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds

Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year... “The study demonstrates the economic importance of targeted primary prevention activities embedded in national cancer control policies. Focusi
UN News Service
added Feb 1, 2018 02:50
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[Brazil, USA] CNT creates UTC International

Contraf-Nicotex-Tobacco (CNT) has become a shareholder in the UTC Group by founding UTC International in Wilson, North Carolina, USA. The new company is the management holding for the U.S. operation and the Brazil operation of UTC Group.
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 29, 2017 18:48
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[Zimbabwe] Golf: Da Silva fights tears, nerves on return to Brazil

Da Silva grew up caddying for a tobacco executive, Andrew Edmondson...Edmondson, da Silva's former sponsor from Zimbabwe and the man who introduced him to the game, served as the golfer's caddie on Thursday. "He loved it. It was very special for him. It
Reuters
added Aug 12, 2016 19:16
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[Brazil] Smoking Damages Sperm

Brazilian researchers analyzed the sperm of 20 smokers and 20 nonsmokers and found that the smokers’ sperm was damaged in ways that could reduce the chance of fertilization and might also lead to health problems in the baby. The DNA in smokers’ sperm wa
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 22, 2016 19:27
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