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[Latin America] Effect of Uruguay’s National 100% Smokefree Law on Emergency Visits for Bronchospasm

Uruguay’s 100% smokefree law was followed by fewer emergency visits for bronchospasm and less need for treatment, supporting adoption of such policies in low- and middle-income countries to reduce the disease burden and healthcare costs associated with sm
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 25, 2015 15:16
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[Latin America] Smoke-free Air in Uruguay: A campaign case study (PDF)

with their smoke-free campaign, Uruguay enacted a number of advanced tobacco controls by implementing the (FCTC), including taxation, an advertising ban, public education, and graphic warning labels. As a result, cigarette consumption and adult smoking
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:02
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Tobacco & Human Rights in Latin America

An article written by ASH Staff Attorney Kelsey Romeo-Stuppy was recently published... In failing to protect their citizens from the harms of tobacco, countries are violating international human rights laws. A suit could be filed within the Inter-Americ
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 11:30
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ROMEO-STUPPY: Tobacco Industry Marketing: A Violation of Human Rights in Latin America ($$)

In addition to the staggering damage to life and health, tobacco use is a significant drain on economies and development. The United Nations Development Programme has warned that tobacco use alone costs the world one to two percent of its GDP each year.
American Bar Association
added Jun 16, 2015 11:22
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[Latin America] Effect of Uruguay’s National 100% Smokefree Law on Emergency Visits for Bronchospasm

Uruguay’s 100% smokefree law was followed by fewer emergency visits for bronchospasm and less need for treatment, supporting adoption of such policies in low- and middle-income countries to reduce the disease burden and healthcare costs associated with s
Science Direct
added May 19, 2015 15:54
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[Latin America] GLANTZ: More evidence of fast benefits of smokefree law: Emergency visits for bronchospasm drop after Uruguay’s 100% law

"Effect of Uruguay's National 100% Smokefree Law on Emergency Visits for Bronchospasm" in American Journal of Preventive Medicine. This paper adds to the robust literature showing that 100% smokefree laws have immediate health benefits that immediately r
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 19, 2015 15:52
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Once Philip Morris Workers, Now They Clamp Down On Uruguay's Smokers

"They gathered us all, and officially and without any previous warning, tell us that management had decided to close the factory down," he says. The reason they gave was the excessive regulation of smoking in Uruguay....
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 9, 2015 17:11
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[Latin America] BAT Signals It May Raise Bid for Rest of Brazil’s Souza Cruz

said Wednesday it will get a new estimate for Souza Cruz after some investors opposed BAT’s $3.5 billion offer for the stake it doesn’t already own. BAT also said first-quarter revenue rose 1.7 percent at constant exchange rates, trailing the 3.5 percent
Bloomberg News
added Apr 29, 2015 12:58
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[Latin America] The use of legal, illegal and roll-your-own cigarettes to increasing tobacco excise taxes and comprehensive tobacco control policies: findings from the ITC Uruguay survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

To improve the effectiveness of increased taxes and prices in reducing smoking, policymakers need to narrow price variability in the tobacco market. Moreover, increasing antismoking messaging reduces tax avoidance in the form of switching to cheaper RYO c
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2015 22:43
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[Latin America, Uruguay] LETTER: Blood smoke

It’s a quite scary scenario: a single company with a product which kills beyond any doubt could succeed in defeating the laws made to protect general public. It’s often blamed that World Bank courts generally take sides with corporations, but this is an
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Apr 17, 2015 13:19
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