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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] 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] PAHO/WHO supports Uruguay in defending tobacco control policies against tobacco industry challenge

Despite the industry's legal challenge, Uruguay this year completed its ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship by implementing a new prohibition on product promotion and display at the point of sale. In addition, in September, Uruguay beca
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:38
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] AUDIO: Philip Morris Sues Uruguay Over Graphic Cigarette Packaging

To better understand this case before it goes in front of the World Bank this month, NPR's David Greene spoke with Alexandra Hall... Here are highlights from their conversation, which has been edited for clarity and length.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:10
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[Latin America] FCA Regional Coordinator Wins World No Tobacco Day Award

Dr Eduardo Bianco, Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) Regional Coordinator for the Americas, has been recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) for his accomplishments in the area of tobacco control. Eduardo Bianco has been involved in tobacco
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:11
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[Latin America] President of Uruguay to receive WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award for World No Tobacco Day

Dr. Tabaré Vázquez, is to be honored with the WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award for World No Tobacco Day, the only Special Recognition to be given this year. Dr. Vázquez was selected for the award in acknowledgement of his achievements sc
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 25, 2018 22:23
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[Latin America] Cigarette vending to be banned; Guyana will lose billions in taxes- Demtoco

The Demerara Tobacco Company Limited (Demtoco) on Wednesday said it is too early to take take legal action to stop the enforcement of legislation that bans smoking in public places and will almost literally wipe out street-corner cigarette vending.
Demerara Waves (gy)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:56
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[Latin America] Trade, Investment, and Tobacco: Philip Morris v Uruguay

The tobacco industry has commandeered international trade and investment treaties to undermine laws designed to protect societies from the devastating consequences of tobacco use. The barrage of litigation is a prime industry tactic to deter governments f
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Nov 26, 2016 02:06
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[Latin America, Uruguay] Philip Morris' Risk Profile Just Changed

PM benefits from easy regulatory environments in emerging markets. But if governments become more emboldened as a result of the Uruguay victory, PM will run into trouble.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jul 11, 2016 17:21
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[Latin America, Switzerland] PHILIP MORRIS BRANDS SÀRL, PHILIP MORRIS PRODUCTS S.A. and ABAL HERMANOS S.A. (THE CLAIMANTS) and ORIENTAL REPUBLIC OF URUGUAY (THE RESPONDENT) (ICSID Case No. ARB/10/7): AWARD (PDF) (224 pp)

For these reasons the Tribunal holds that the procedural improprieties were not sufficient in this case to rise to the standard of a denial of justice and decides that there was no denial of justice also in the SPR proceedings. / Concurring and Dissenti
Presidencia de la República Oriental del Uruguay (uy)
added Jul 10, 2016 14:41
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