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[Latin America] Smoking Blamed for 15% of Annual Deaths in Cuba

Smoking causes 13,300 deaths in Cuba every year, accounting for 15 percent of the total, official media said Monday. Another roughly 1,500 people die every year from exposure to secondhand smoke, despite detailed laws and regulations to protect non-smoke
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Dec 1, 2015 05:20

[Latin America, Mexico] Canada Fuels the Tobacco Black Market in Costa Rica

This indictment comes after a group of Mexican journalists visited Canada this summer and found out that the source of a huge illicit cigarette trade and tax defrauding scheme in Mexico is in large part due to contraband cigarettes coming from Southweste
Costa Rica Star (cr)
added Nov 27, 2015 10:28

[Asia-pacific, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] de ZAYAS: How can Philip Morris sue Uruguay over its tobacco laws?

There is no justification for the existence of a privatised system of dispute settlement...It is time for the UN general assembly to convene a world conference to put human rights at the centre of the international investment regime. In this context, a bi
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:21

[Europe, Latin America] Health at a Glance 2015 / OECD Indicators

This new edition of Health at a Glance presents the most recent comparable data on the performance of health systems in OECD countries. Where possible, it also reports data for partner countries (Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, Indonesia, Latv
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (fr)
added Nov 5, 2015 16:10

[Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Latin America, Mexico] Alto a las [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
added Nov 4, 2015 22:40

[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

New Report: Big Tobacco Breaking Laws to Target Kids in Latin America

the tobacco industry is using a variety of marketing tactics – some illegal – to target youth at shops, kiosks and other places where tobacco is sold to consumers. In Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Colombia, Big Tobacco’s tactics violate existing laws, but
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 4, 2015 22:18

[Argentina, Latin America] Argentine Supreme Court upholds tobacco marketing ban

The high court rejected a lawsuit filed by Nobleza Piccardo (British American Tobacco in Argentina): the demand claimed the unconstitutionality of a law passed by Santa Fe that establishes complete bans on tobacco advertising and promotion in that provinc
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Nov 4, 2015 11:27

[Latin America] The Right to Health and Free Speech: Supreme Court of Argentina Rules Against Tobacco Advertising

Judge Lorenzetti, President of the Supreme Court, wrote that restricting tobacco advertising does not infringe upon free speech because tobacco advertising is not related to the working of republican and democratic institutions. Thus, Lorenzetti says, it
Harvard University Law Blogs
added Nov 4, 2015 11:25

Comparison of tobacco and alcohol use in films produced in Europe, Latin America, and the United States

Smoking was more commonly depicted in films produced outside the US, however there were few differences in the means for smoking screen time in films that contained smoking. This may be partly explained by the prohibition of tobacco product placement in
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 3, 2015 15:49
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