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[Latin America] Brazil establishes Centre for the Study of Tobacco and Health, PALOP countries set to benefit

rtuguese-speaking countries in Africa (PALOP) and their Latin American counterparts are set to benefit from the inauguration on Monday (25 March) of a Centre for the Study of Tobacco and Health (CETAB) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 27, 2013 10:32
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PAHO Welcomes Tobacco Ban at 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO), welcomes the announcement that the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil will be tobacco free. Fans and players at the 2014 games will benefit f
Health News Digest
added Mar 25, 2013 17:08
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[Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico] Cigarette Companies Mock Tobacco Control Laws in Latin America

With tobacco product advertisements banned in every country in the region, companies are now targeting points of sale in their efforts to increase product visibility, and implementing corporate social responsibility programmes to maintain brand popularit
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Mar 7, 2013 14:56
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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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[Bangladesh, Brazil, Kenya] Tobacco farmers switching to alternatives

Throughout the world, tobacco farmers are beginning to switch to growing food or higher yielding crops, like bamboo. ... The campaign Unfairtobacco.org interviewed experts from Bangladesh, Kenya and Brazil during last year's Week of Alternative Liveliho
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 14, 2013 13:57
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Brazilian company to produce cigarettes in Cuba

The Brazilian-Cuban joint venture Brascuba S.A will soon start production in Cuba of Brazil's popular Plaza brand of cigarettes, official media said.
Fox News
added Nov 27, 2012 00:36
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[Brazil, India] Tobacco body opposes WHO move to restrict production

Upping the ante against the WHO-sponsored efforts to bring down tobacco farming in the world, International Tobacco Growers' Association (ITGA) chief executive Antonio Abrunhosa on Tuesday said such regulations would only bring hardships to farmers in th
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 7, 2012 13:26
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The Brazil SimSmoke Policy Simulation Model: The Effect of Strong Tobacco Control Policies on Smoking Prevalence and Smoking-Attributable Deaths in a Middle Income Nation

Brazil provides one of the outstanding public health success stories in reducing deaths due to smoking, and serves as a model for other low and middle income nations. However, a set of stricter policies could further reduce smoking and save many addition
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Nov 7, 2012 11:25
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Anti-tobacco policies responsible for Brazil's big success in reducing smoking rates

Smoking rates in Brazil have dropped by half over the past two decades thanks to strict tobacco control policies, according to a study by US and Brazilian researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine.
ScienceDaily
added Nov 7, 2012 11:23
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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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