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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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The Enduring Effects of Smoking in Latin America

Unless innovations in the detection and treatment of chronic diseases are introduced soon, continued gains in adult survival in Latin America and the Caribbean region may slow down considerably.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 17, 2015 12:09
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[Latin America] Amcor pays $US30m for Souza Cruz in Brazil

Amcor has agreed to pay $US30 million ($39.1 million) for the Brazilian tobacco packaging operations of Souza Cruz, which is majority owned by British American Tobacco plc and is the market leader in the Brazilian cigarette market.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:49
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[Latin America, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Argentina Lags Behind in Terms of Tobacco Control

Argentina remains one in seven U.N. member states — and the only one in South America — to have not yet ratified, after initially signing, a landmark treaty that aims to reduce tobacco consumption and advertising.
Latin America News Dispatch
added Mar 22, 2015 16:06
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Uruguay's anti-tobacco law spurs black market in cigarettes

The high taxes that accompany Uruguay's stern anti-tobacco law are behind a burgeoning black market in cigarettes, according to Akisaqu, an association representing owners of retail kiosks. .. As 2015 rang in, the government of outgoing President Jose Mu
Fox News
added Jan 3, 2015 13:32
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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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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Brazil's Anti-Tobacco Law Means Markedly Fewer Places to Light Up

The legislation bans smoking in enclosed areas open to the public and imposes new restrictions on cigarette advertising. The Anti-Tobacco Law bans the use of any tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, smoking pipes, and water pipes in enclosed area
PanAm Post
added Dec 5, 2014 17:10
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[Caribbean, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] World Cigarettes - Americas 2014

the result of ERC's extensive market research covering the Americas cigarettes market. It provides an analysis of changing consumption patterns and evolving market drivers in the cigarettes industry in the region. This report provides detailed market data
PR Newswire
added Dec 4, 2014 13:40
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Uruguay's new anti-smoking president faces pot dilemma

Vazquez, a cancer doctor returning to the country's highest office a decade after launching an anti-smoking crusade, faces a dilemma over his predecessor's landmark marijuana law….the first country in the world to fully legalize marijuana
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:32
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