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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
ScienceDaily
added Oct 14, 2016 15:49
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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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[Australia, Latin America, Uruguay] Plain packaging: legal win confirms right to regulate in public interest

Many believe tobacco companies knew they did not have strong cases but used notoriously slow international legal processes as a means of pausing the spread of effective tobacco control measures. Countries such as Papua New Guinea, struggling to pay for
The Mandarin (au)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:19
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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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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] PAHO: More government action needed to reverse smoking epidemic in region

According to the report, only half the population of the Americas (the inhabitants of 17 of 35 countries) is fully protected from the harmful effects of tobacco smoke by laws requiring smoke-free environments in all enclosed public places and workplaces
Caribbean360 (bb)
added May 20, 2016 22:53
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