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[Latin America] Relationship between smoking and health and education spending in Chile

may be indicative of the existence of a crowding out effect of tobacco. This effect, in turn, may increase the burden that the rest of society must bear for the increased healthcare that they require because of tobacco consumption.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 7, 2017 03:54
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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, 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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[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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Chile Joins Other Latin American Nations Shaken by Scandal

the doctor tells us we’re overweight, not exercising, maybe smoking too much.” “The doctor’s message,” Mr. Navia continued, “is that we’ll end up with a heart attack five years down the road if we don’t change our ways now.”
New York Times
added Apr 9, 2015 11:06
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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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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] 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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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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[Chile] Movie Review - 'Gloria' - Moving Through Middle Age, With A Song In Her Heart

National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 28, 2014 11:29
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