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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

[Chile] Movie Review - 'Gloria' - Moving Through Middle Age, With A Song In Her Heart

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

[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

[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 (mw)
added Apr 6, 2013 05:11

[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

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

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
added Feb 20, 2013 23:32

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

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

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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