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[Latin America] Tobacco control law implementation in a middle-income country: Transnational tobacco control network overcoming tobacco industry opposition in Colombia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco companies challenged the implementation...and lobbied local governments ...A transnational network including international health groups and funders helped strengthen domestic capacity to implement the law by; promoting public awareness of Ley [La
Global Public Health
added Aug 18, 2017 02:26
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[Latin America] GLANTZ: How Colombia resisted Big Tobacco and implemented strong advertising restrictions and health warning labels

This paper shows how, with strategic assistance from the global tobacco control community, Colombia was able to defend and implement strong legislation restricting advertising, promotion, and sponsorship as well as strong health warning labels, consistent
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:22
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[Colombia] For Hire: 7,000 Former FARC Guerrillas

Coltabaco S.A.S., the country’s largest tobacco company, has spent $15 million on ­minimarkets and tobacco plantations that employ former guerrillas as well as members of the paramilitary death squads that were the rebels’ archenemies
Bloomberg News
added Jun 20, 2017 10:29
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[Latin America] Colombia, Ecuador and Peru to receive WHO World No Tobacco Day Award

The FCTC was the world's first health treaty negotiated under the auspices of WHO and went into effect in 2005. A legally binding accord, it commits States Parties to implementing a series of tobacco control measures aimed at reducing tobacco consumption
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 31, 2017 00:35
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[Brazil, Colombia, India, Latin America, Paraguay, South America/Caribbean, Syria] BATE: Corruption and weakened national security: the roles of medicines, tobacco in exacerbating both

The result is a weakening of law and order and the strengthening of organized crime and terror financing. As the largest donor to WHO, the U.S. should demand that it makes sure all experts are at the table regardless of whether they work in the tobacco in
The Hill
added Nov 2, 2016 21:10
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[Colombia, South America/Caribbean, Uruguay] LYNN: In Memoriam: Yul Francisco Dorado Was a True Champion for People and the Environment

Dorado, who served as the Latin America director of the nonprofit Corporate Accountability International...Philip Morris International lost its lawsuit against the country of Uruguay for passing strong public health laws.... Dorado played an important ro
AlterNet.org
added Oct 23, 2016 13:52
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[Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Latin America, Mexico] Alto a las Tabacaleras.org [Stop Tobacco Companies]

We are a group of civil society organizations committed to the defense and promotion of health since 2010, working on a regional project to monitor and counter the actions of the tobacco industry in four Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Colomb
Alto a las Tabacaleras.org
added Nov 4, 2015 22:40
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[Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Latin America, Mexico] Niños en la mira de la industria tabacalera (PDF)

Análisis sobre la publicidad y exhibición de productos de tabaco en los puntos de venta de América Latina como estrategia para atraer a niños, niñas y adolescentes al consumo
Fundación Interamericana del Corazón - Argentina (FIC Argentina) (ar)
added Nov 4, 2015 22:25
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[Colombia] Bogotá tackles basuco addiction

derived from the Spanish for “dirty trash of cocaine”... More potent than the crack cocaine found across European and American cities, basuco is typically smoked through a pipe, although it is sometimes rolled in cigarette papers with tobacco or cannabis.
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 11, 2015 00:43
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[Colombia, Europe, Russia] No Reprieve for RJ Reynolds in Global Money Laundering Case

A federal appeals court turned heads last year when it ruled that the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act could apply to overseas conduct involving R.J. Reynolds. The court, though divided, stood by its decision on Monday, rejecting argume
Litigation Daily
added Apr 15, 2015 09:14
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