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[Central America, Latin America] GLANTZ: How Costa Rica implemented the FCTC by overcoming decades of industry dominance

This paper is an update of our earlier paper that showed that the tobacco companies understood that Costa Rica is a trendsetting country in Latin America and how they blocked effective tobacco control for years. Motivated by the FCTC and with assistance
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 27, 2016 19:32
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[Latin America] Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez: A Leading Force for Tobacco Control

The Inter-American Heart Association recently recognized this courage when it presented President Vázquez with the Science of Peace Award at a ceremony in Chile. The award honored his strong commitment to tobacco control both in Uruguay and around the wo
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 12, 2015 16:28
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[Latin America] The Right to Health and Free Speech: Supreme Court of Argentina Rules Against Tobacco Advertising

Judge Lorenzetti, President of the Supreme Court, wrote that restricting tobacco advertising does not infringe upon free speech because tobacco advertising is not related to the working of republican and democratic institutions. Thus, Lorenzetti says, it
Harvard University Law Blogs
added Nov 4, 2015 11:25
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Comparison of tobacco and alcohol use in films produced in Europe, Latin America, and the United States

Smoking was more commonly depicted in films produced outside the US, however there were few differences in the means for smoking screen time in films that contained smoking. This may be partly explained by the prohibition of tobacco product placement in
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 3, 2015 15:49
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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] Naharnet Uruguay President Decries Tobacco 'Murder' in Obama Talks

warned U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday of the mass "murder" of smokers across the world, highlighting his nation's legal battle to preserve tough anti-tobacco laws. Mujica met Obama in the Oval Office for talks focusing on wider U.S.-Uruguayan rela
Naharnet (lb)
added May 12, 2014 19:47
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Costa Rica Cigarettes Will Continue Among The Cheapest In Latin America and The World

Inside Costa Rica (cr)
added Apr 9, 2012 00:00
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[Latin America] With Marijuana Legal, Uruguay Should Heed Lessons From the Illicit Tobacco Trade

While the government’s strict regulations are likely to limit the emergence of a booming marijuana industry, what impact could full legalization have in Uruguay and beyond? Some lessons and warnings may be found in the illicit trade not of drugs, but of
World Politics Review
added Aug 4, 2017 19:01
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[Latin America] Brazil Stops Using Military Drones in Fight Against Illicit Trade

The service would run for 24 hours and every day of the week, with real-time data and image transmissions. The planned use was never operational, like seizing a truckload of smuggled cigarettes. The objective would be, for example, to identify the route
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:48
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Technical Report on Flavored Cigarettes at the Point-of-Sale in Latin America

examined cigarette retailers within a radius of 100 -250 meters around schools in Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru, and their sale and promotion of flavored cigarettes. The results show that cigarette packs carrying flavor descriptors were freq
Institute for Global Tobacco Control (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:27
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