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Chile anti-smoking bill has tobacco industry on edge

A tough anti-smoking bill is trying to get nicotine-hooked Chile to kick the habit, but has provoked a backlash from the powerful tobacco industry. The bill would force cigarette makers to use identical packaging covered in chilling anti-smoking ads, lim
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:48
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[Chile] Smoking in Latin America: Stubbed out

This month Chile became the 14th Latin American country to ban smoking in enclosed public spaces. Chile’s conversion is significant, since it is something of a smokers’ corner. The World Health Organisation says over 40% of Chileans smoke, compared with 2
The Economist
added Mar 28, 2013 10:02
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[Chile, Latin America] The Briefcase: New tobacco law prompts BAT pullout

said Thursday it is closing its operations in Chile because of changes to the country's tobacco law. The world's No. 2 cigarette maker said it objects to changes that include banning additives, such as menthol, and adding larger warnings to cigarette pac
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 13, 2015 10:54
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[Chile] Changes in Tobacco Laws

The legal text seeks to prohibit smoking in cars while there are children in them, and to force tobacco companies to answer to health issues due to the consumption of tobacco. The smoking ban initially came into effect in March, 2013, however regarding t
I Love Chile (cl)
added May 5, 2014 20:47
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Smoking ban in Chile begins March 1

Chile’s anti-tobacco lobby is cheering a new law that takes effect March 1 prohibiting smoking in enclosed areas such as pubs, discos and restaurants. Coordinator Lezak Shallat of Chile’s Free Tobacco organization, said smoking costs the country $2.5 b
UPI
added Feb 20, 2013 23:32
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[Africa, Russia, South America/Caribbean] Malawi farmers’ livelihood to go up in smoke as Chile bans public puffing

"We're very concerned with the smoking ban in Chile, in Russia and other countries have also proposed similar bans,” Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) chief executive officer Bruce Munthali told The Nation newspaper. “Tobacco farmers as any othe
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Apr 6, 2013 05:11
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New tobacco law ignites controversy in Chile

Business unions predict sales drop of more than US$480,000 per day for restaurants and bars, while many restaurant owners feel indifferent.
Santiago Times (cl)
added Feb 20, 2013 16:40
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Chile prepares to implement new anti-smoking law

Restaurant and bar owners across Chile are advising smoking customers to savor their last cigarettes Thursday evening ahead of a ban on smoking in enclosed public places that will come into effect at midnight.
Santiago Times (cl)
added Mar 1, 2013 11:41
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Chile Joins Growing Movement Against Tobacco in Latin America

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera has signed a new law that requires all enclosed public places to be smoke-free and includes marketing restrictions and other measures to reduce tobacco use. The new law continues Latin America’s rapid progress in fighti
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 14, 2013 19:57
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Chile's Congress bans smoking in bars, restaurants and nightclubs

The Tobacco Law wins majority in Chamber of Deputies to ban smoking in public places.
Santiago Times (cl)
added Jan 3, 2013 21:20
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