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[Latin America] Brazil Stops Using Military Drones in Fight Against Illicit Trade

The service would run for 24 hours and every day of the week, with real-time data and image transmissions. The planned use was never operational, like seizing a truckload of smuggled cigarettes. The objective would be, for example, to identify the route
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:48
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[Brazil, South America/Caribbean] GLANTZ: The evidence keeps piling up: Smoke-free law in São Paulo linked to fewer hospitalizations and deaths due to heart attacks

Those who benefited the most from the new smoke-free law were the patrons and workers of bars, restaurants, and other establishments that were not required to be smoke-free under the previous law.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 2, 2017 23:41
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[South America/Caribbean] Decrease in mortality rate and hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction after the enactment of the smoking ban law in São Paulo city, Brazil

Conclusions Hospital admissions and mortality rate for myocardial infarction were reduced in the first months after the comprehensive smoking ban law was implemented.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 2, 2016 00:30
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[Brazil, Latin America] Australia slams Rio Olympic officials after smoke alarms were turned OFF in the athletes village before a fire started by a dropped cigarette erupted

Chiller said the fire was started by a discarded cigarette and she blasted the number of smokers at the Athletes Village. 'There's a lot of smokers. There are a lot of workers and contractors smoking in the village. The Athletes Village is a non-smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 30, 2016 13:44
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British American Tobacco could raise bid for rest of Brazil's Souza Cruz

BAT wants to extract more profit out of Brazil, its biggest market, as the volume of cigarettes sold the worldover declines amid increased government restrictions and the rise of the electronic cigarette. The cigarette-maker also said a decision over Re
IBTimes (uk)
added Apr 29, 2015 12:56
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[Latin America] Amcor pays $US30m for Souza Cruz in Brazil

Amcor has agreed to pay $US30 million ($39.1 million) for the Brazilian tobacco packaging operations of Souza Cruz, which is majority owned by British American Tobacco plc and is the market leader in the Brazilian cigarette market.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:49
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[Brazil] Reduction of physical activity in daily life and its determinants in smokers without airflow obstruction

Adult smokers without airflow obstruction presented reduced level of daily physical activity. Functional exercise capacity, extended fatigue sensation, aspects of motivation/physical activity behaviour and self-reported cardiac disease are significant de
Respirology
added Feb 14, 2014 07:01
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[USA] U.S. Pays $1.5 Mil to Help Brazilian Women Quit Smoking

A Brazilian-born researcher who runs minority health programs at a public university in Alabama has convinced the U.S. government to give her $1.5 million to help women quit smoking in her native country.
Judicial Watch
added Aug 14, 2013 17:45
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[Brazil] How Napoleon Chagnon Became Our Most Controversial Anthropologist

his first encounter with the tribe is legendary ... hideous men” — who had just concluded a bloody club fight with a neighboring village ... “Immense wads of green tobacco were stuck between their lower teeth and lips making them look even more hideous,
New York Times
added Feb 17, 2013 10:29
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[Brazil] SIEGEL: New Study Shows the Blatant Bias in Modern-Day Tobacco Control Research and Demonstrates Why You Need to Look at the Actual Data

Thus, even if this paper had convincingly demonstrated that there was a decline in heart attacks in São Paulo after the smoking ban, it would not have been valid to conclude that this was a causal effect. Without a comparison group, this study is as good
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Dec 2, 2016 00:29
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