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[Latin America] Colombia, Ecuador and Peru to receive WHO World No Tobacco Day Award

The FCTC was the world's first health treaty negotiated under the auspices of WHO and went into effect in 2005. A legally binding accord, it commits States Parties to implementing a series of tobacco control measures aimed at reducing tobacco consumption
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 31, 2017 00:35
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[Latin America] GLANTZ: Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus PMI

“Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus Philip Morris International”...we have also translated the paper into Spanish and also made it available for free on the UCSF open acces
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:23
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[Caribbean, Latin America] Anti-Tobacco Law Key to Reducing Top Causes of Death in Guyana

Etienne said tobacco control is a good place to start to step up action against NCDs, since tobacco is overall the leading risk factor for these diseases. “We believe that tobacco taxes should be increased, tobacco packaging should feature strong warnin
Caribbean360 (bb)
added Feb 9, 2017 01:15
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[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
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[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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Land of opportunity: Latin America

Calumet Advisors, a strategic consulting group dedicated to smoking alternatives and the vaping segment, has published a new white paper that explores market entry challenges and opportunities for e-cigarette business in Latin America. The white paper is
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 27, 2016 13:32
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[Argentina, Latin America] 'This guy is unbelievable' Plane delays landing after pilot spots man smoking on RUNWAY

The runway fiend has since been identified as a 45-year-old passenger who needed to take an urgent flight to Buenos Aires. The man said he lit the cigarette to tackle his frustration, as the flight was full and and he was unable to purchase a ticket.
The [London, UK] Express
added Jul 13, 2016 18:56
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[Latin America] Victoria de Uruguay ante la industria tabacalera deja un precedente para el mundo [Uruguay victory against the tobacco industry sets a precedent for the world]

From now on, when tobacco companies try to moderate the regulations framework agreement with the threat of litigation, they will find our precedent. The award has been issued by protecting the health measures taken by our Republic shows the world that U
Presidencia de la República Oriental del Uruguay (uy)
added Jul 10, 2016 14:27
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[Latin America, Switzerland, Uruguay] Victory for Public Health: International Ruling Against Philip Morris

Cabrera, executive director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law...“We hope the ruling will encourage countries to consider implementing more effective tobacco control policies without the fear of international investment litigatio
Newswise
added Jul 9, 2016 15:56
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Uruguay Wins Dispute With Tobacco Giant Philip Morris

"The health measures that we have imposed to control tobacco and protect the health of our people have been recognized as legitimate and adopted as a sovereign function of our republic," said Vazquez, an oncologist who had spearheaded the anti-smoking ca
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 9, 2016 15:53
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