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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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British American Tobacco hit by tough times in Brazil and Japan

The British maker of Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike and Pall Mall cigarettes, said volumes were down 1.2% from subsidiaries to 517 billion, while organic volumes were 1.8% lower as a result of the overall industry decline.
Reuters
added Oct 25, 2012 05:45
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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, New Zealand] Tobacco plain packaging battle continues

A new study, which found smokers choose branded tobacco products over plain packged ones, supports the call to introduce plain packaging in New Zealand.
NZCity (nz)
added Sep 6, 2012 07:16
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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, New Zealand] Plain cigarette packs backed by study

An international study has thrown weight behind the campaign for New Zealand to adopt plain cigarette packaging. Australia has recently adopted plain packaging, while the Maori party is proposing New Zealand does the same.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 4, 2012 17:58
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[Brazil, New Zealand] Plain package cigarettes reduce smoking appeal: study

A new study has discredited the tobacco industry's assertion that there is no proof plain packaging on cigarette packs reduces the appeal of smoking.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:31
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