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[Caribbean, Europe, Latin America] Reynolds appeals to Supreme Court in RICO case

its attempt to halt a European Union lawsuit ...initially filed in October 2002, alleges Reynolds directed, managed and controlled a decade-long global money-laundering scheme with Colombian and Russian criminal organizations.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 5, 2015 08:08
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[Chile, Latin America] The Briefcase: New tobacco law prompts BAT pullout

said Thursday it is closing its operations in Chile because of changes to the country's tobacco law. The world's No. 2 cigarette maker said it objects to changes that include banning additives, such as menthol, and adding larger warnings to cigarette pac
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 13, 2015 10:54
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[Latin America] Cigarette Maker to Cut Chile Operations as Congress Debates Tobacco Law

The Chilean unit of British American Tobacco said it would shut some operations in Chile and seek damages for infringement of its rights after the Congress voted to force cigarettes to be sold with plain generic packaging and to ban flavorings.
Morningstar
added Jul 10, 2015 10:08
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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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