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[Latin America] Estado de situación sobre aspectos fiscales y de accesibilidad del tabaco en la Argentina [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusión: La Argentina debería incorporar políticas impositivas para reducir el consumo de los productos del tabaco que complementen las regulaciones actualmente vigentes, tendientes a reducir el consumo y su intensidad.
Argentine Journal of Cardiology (ar)
added Oct 14, 2016 15:59
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Smoking rises in Argentina heart attack patients as cigarettes 'among cheapest in world'

Levels of smoking are rising in heart attack patients in Argentina, according to a study. The findings coincide with a 100% increase in affordability in the last decade, which have made cigarettes among the cheapest in the world. Researchers also report
added Oct 14, 2016 15:49
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[Brazil, Latin America] Mental Illness May Make Teens Vulnerable to Drugs, Alcohol

Teens who are struggling with mental health disorders are more likely to smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol and use marijuana, a new Brazilian study suggests. Researchers reviewed self-reported data from more than 4,000 high school students in Sao Paulo. T
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 7, 2016 04:32

[Brazil, Latin America] Broad leaf demand/supply in balance

With the lower leaf tobacco crop levels of 2016, Universal Corporation believes that the supply of flue-cured and Burley is largely in line with demand on a global basis. “However, inventories held by our customers and the leaf quality and pricing of cr
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 5, 2016 20:13

[Latin America] Uruguay Takes a Smoke Break: The International Community is Turning its Back on Big Tobacco, One Court Case at a Time

The defeat of PMI is as symbolic as it is substantive in the effects it will have on the role of the tobacco industry in the international community. Although the court’s decision does not mean that PMI will lose all of its global influence, it continues
Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA)
added Aug 5, 2016 15:09
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[Brazil, Latin America] High schoolers with mental health issues more likely to use alcohol, tobacco, marijuana

respondents with clinically significant scores on a behavioral screening questionnaire were more likely to use alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana in the past month compared to those without symptoms. The study is among the first to highlight the link between
Medical Xpress (
added Aug 4, 2016 11:09

[Australia, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] CROSBIE/GLANTZ: Philip Morris gets its ash kicked in Uruguay; where will it next blow smoke?

Neither Bloomberg nor Uruguay disclosed the amount of Bloomberg’s financial help. It is safe to say that Uruguay would have not prevailed...Uruguay’s and Australia’s wins against Big Tobacco are important reminders of how much the United States is lagging
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:32

[Brazil, Latin America] Australians report theft of computer and shirts from athletes' village

a report into the fire received from organizers had recommended the civil and military fire brigades improve communication. There was also a pledge that the smoking ban would be enforced.
added Aug 1, 2016 14:34

[Brazil, Latin America] Australia demand smoking ban be enforced in athletes' village after fire

The Australian Olympic Committee has demanded Rio 2016 organizers enforce a strict ban on smoking in the athletes' village... "We have asked Rio 2016 to enforce a very strict non-smoking policy. Every athletes’ village in the Olympic Games should be non-
added Jul 31, 2016 15:45

[Brazil, Latin America] Australia slams Rio Olympic officials after smoke alarms were turned OFF in the athletes village before a fire started by a dropped cigarette erupted

Chiller said the fire was started by a discarded cigarette and she blasted the number of smokers at the Athletes Village. 'There's a lot of smokers. There are a lot of workers and contractors smoking in the village. The Athletes Village is a non-smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 30, 2016 13:44
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