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Tobacco killjoys ignite Chilean passions, dampen casino attendances

In a country where more than 40 per cent of adults smoke, the highest rate in the Americas, the ban put in place in March 2013 has throttled attendances at the nation’s casinos, sparking a 31 per cent plunge in pretax income in the past year. Enjoy, Chile
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Apr 29, 2014 07:13
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Madonna Swears at Smoking Fans in Chile

"You're looking right at me and smoking cigarettes, like I'm a stupid f---ing idiot," Madonna said, then stormed off the stage.
Billboard
added Dec 21, 2012 08:17
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Chile restricts major tobacco company for anti-competitive behavior

The Supreme Court fined British American Tobacco Chile (BAT Chile), formerly Chiletabacos, US$1.7 million ... The fine follows a complaint from the Philip Morris International, the world’s largest tobacco company, and the National Economic Prosecutor (FN
Santiago Times (cl)
added Dec 6, 2012 12:07
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[Latin America] Cigarette Maker to Cut Chile Operations as Congress Debates Tobacco Law

The Chilean unit of British American Tobacco said it would shut some operations in Chile and seek damages for infringement of its rights after the Congress voted to force cigarettes to be sold with plain generic packaging and to ban flavorings.
Morningstar
added Jul 10, 2015 10:08
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Chilean news media coverage of proposed regulations on tobacco use in national entertainment media, May 2011–February 2013

Chile introduced legislation to ban smoking in enclosed public spaces. From May 2011 to January 2013, Chilean lawmakers discussed amending this legislation to include a ban of all forms of indirect TAPS. The tobacco and entertainment industries lobbied ag
Tobacco Control
added Nov 1, 2014 22:43
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[Chile] Smoking to be Banned from TV Programs

TV show protagonists will have to find an other way to look cool and relaxed, since smoking is about to be banned from all small screen programming. The Chilean Senate has approved, after a long debate, the bill modifying Law 19.419, which regulates the
I Love Chile (cl)
added Dec 20, 2012 15:05
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[UK] Something in the hair: DNA testing on the locks of Chilean mummies reveal nicotine not hallucinogens was drug of choice

new DNA testing on the hair of mummies has revealed people living in the San Pedro de Atacama region from 100 B.C. to A.D. 1450 had a nicotine habit, regardless of their social status or wealth. University of Chile organic chemist Hermann Niemeyer, who l
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 1, 2013 11:08
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Running With Purpose: 63 Days To Combat Smoking In Chile

The 42-year-old Anguita once smoked two or three packs of cigarettes a day — until, 17 years ago, he decided to give up smoking and start running. Since exercise helps him keep away from tobacco, he hopes it can do the same for others.
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jan 3, 2015 12:53
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Chile's Congress Passes Monumental Public Smoking Ban

After a heated debate, the Chilean Chamber of Deputies approved an impressive law that bans smoking in enclosed public spaces, including bars, restaurants, clubs, casinos and stadiums. The law clearly lays out where smoking will and will not be allowed.
I Love Chile (cl)
added Jan 3, 2013 19:55
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Bill may ban smoking on Chilean television

The introduction of a new tobacco bill in the Senate has begun to stir debate among Chile’s film and television community. . . . “It would be prohibited to include any character smoking or any kind of indirect publicity, which might contribute to subli
Santiago Times (cl)
added Aug 2, 2012 13:22
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