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[Asia, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Alliance One and China Tobacco Finalize Joint Venture in Brazil

completed the formation of a new joint venture company, China Brasil Tobacos Exportadora SA ("CBT") in Brazil on March 26, 2014. CBT has operated as an independent subsidiary of AOB for the last two crops and currently contracts with 9,500 integrated grow
PR Newswire
added Mar 31, 2014 11:39
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[Latin America] Nicaragua is first country to ratify new international protocol to eliminate illicit tobacco trade

The protocol, ratified by Nicaragua on 20 December 2013, seeks to eliminate all forms of illicit trade in tobacco products by requiring Parties to take measures to control the supply chain and to cooperate internationally on a wide range of related matte
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:31
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[Latin America] Countries should speed adoption of laws to control tobacco epidemic and prevent 1 million deaths per year

The Report on Tobacco Control in the Region of the Americas 2013, launched today, summarizes progress in the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the first international public health treaty, which entered into force
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:29
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Brazil Bans Manufacture, Sale of Fake Cigarettes

The manufacture and sale of imitation cigarettes, especially those targeting children, will be banned in Brazil beginning in June 2014. The ruling, signed Thursday by President Dilma Rousseff, is yet another government initiative to reduce the number of
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Dec 28, 2013 00:57
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] Feds grant $1.5 million to help women quit smoking in Brazil

The federal government granted a Brazilian-born researcher at the University of Alabama a 5-year, $1.5 million grant to help women quit smoking in her native country, Judicial Watch reported. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) approved Isabel Scari
Washington Times
added Aug 12, 2013 17:54
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Tobacco baron battles crime 'crusader' in Paraguay vote

A tobacco baron who never even voted until a few years ago squares off against a self-described crusader against crime and corruption in presidential elections Sunday in Paraguay. The country bordering Brazil, Argentina and Bolivia is seeking a replacem
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 20, 2013 17:08
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[Latin America, Mexico, South Africa] JTI celebrates Camel centenary

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) will begin celebrating Camel's the 100th anniversary in Latin America this month. Events will take place at duty-free locations such as Mexico City International airport in Dufry outlets, Cancun airport in World Duty
DFNI (uk)
added Apr 10, 2013 08:54
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[Chile] Smoking in Latin America: Stubbed out

This month Chile became the 14th Latin American country to ban smoking in enclosed public spaces. Chile’s conversion is significant, since it is something of a smokers’ corner. The World Health Organisation says over 40% of Chileans smoke, compared with 2
The Economist
added Mar 28, 2013 10:02
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, China, India, Latin America, Russia] ARCHIVE: Tobacco use in 3 billion individuals from 16 countries: an analysis of nationally representative cross-sectional household surveys

The first wave of GATS showed high rates of smoking in men, early initiation of smoking in women, and low quit ratios, reinforcing the view that efforts to prevent initiation and promote cessation of tobacco use are needed to reduce associated morbidity
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 09:39
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[Latin America] Brazil establishes Centre for the Study of Tobacco and Health, PALOP countries set to benefit

rtuguese-speaking countries in Africa (PALOP) and their Latin American counterparts are set to benefit from the inauguration on Monday (25 March) of a Centre for the Study of Tobacco and Health (CETAB) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 27, 2013 10:32
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