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[Brazil] Rio bans beach butts

Brazil plans to clean up Copacabana and Ipanema ahead of next year’s World Cup by imposing fines of up to £40 for dropping a cigarette. Littering on the Rio beaches will incur a maximum penalty of £810. The move has taken locals, who live in a city with
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 12, 2013 17:10
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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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[Brazil, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia] Nearly 9 in 10 kids in China know cigarette logos

Nearly nine in 10 children in China can identify a cigarette logo, according to a US study out Monday that measured tobacco recognition among five- and six-year-olds in various countries. The study in the journal Pediatrics covered six nations -- Brazil,
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 1, 2013 06:42
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[Brazil, Europe, Turkey] Do tobacco control measures reduce tobacco use? Evidence from research and practice

Regional Office for Europe took the opportunity to organize a seminar at the European Parliament in order to present the most effective key measures to reduce smoking and the scientific evidence supporting the different issues addressed by the Directive.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 11, 2013 13:00
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Brazilian police sharpshooter takes out cigarette thief from helicopter (VIDEO)

When Brazilian thieves stole a shipment of cigarettes, they probably didn’t expect police to rain down a maelstrom of fire from above. After pursuing three robbers who carjacked a minivan full of cigarettes, police finally ended the chase by intercepti
Guns.com
added Aug 29, 2013 16:08
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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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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] Feds grant $1.5 million to help women quit smoking in Brazil

The federal government granted a Brazilian-born researcher at the University of Alabama a 5-year, $1.5 million grant to help women quit smoking in her native country, Judicial Watch reported. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) approved Isabel Scari
Washington Times
added Aug 12, 2013 17:54
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Tech-Cigarette.com States that Smoking Tobacco Cigarettes in Enclosed Areas in Brazil is Banned

As per Tech-Cigarette, the main reason why the government of Brazil decided to impose a ban on smoking cigarettes in public places was because that was the only way of containing the ever-rising demands for tobacco cigarettes in the country. While this mo
SBWire
added Apr 30, 2013 16:52
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[Brazil, South America/Caribbean] Candidate in Paraguay Stirs Controversy With Remarks on Gay Marriage

Horacio Cartes, the tobacco magnate and front-runner for months in Paraguay's presidential election on Sunday ... comparing gay people to "monkeys" ... accusations of ... profiting from the smuggling of contraband Paraguayan-made cigarettes into neighbori
New York Times
added Apr 17, 2013 07:48
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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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