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[Latin America, New Zealand] Kiwi Matthew Clarke dies in Peru after tobacco purge

A Kiwi man has died soon after taking part in a "tobacco purge" at a resort in Peru... The ritual involves drinking a tobacco tea, water, and subsequently vomiting. The same ritual recently claimed the life of Canadian Jennifer Logan.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 21, 2015 20:20
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Tobacco & Human Rights in Latin America

An article written by ASH Staff Attorney Kelsey Romeo-Stuppy was recently published... In failing to protect their citizens from the harms of tobacco, countries are violating international human rights laws. A suit could be filed within the Inter-Americ
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 11:30
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[Latin America, Uruguay] LETTER: Blood smoke

It’s a quite scary scenario: a single company with a product which kills beyond any doubt could succeed in defeating the laws made to protect general public. It’s often blamed that World Bank courts generally take sides with corporations, but this is an
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Apr 17, 2015 13:19
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[Latin America] Amcor pays $US30m for Souza Cruz in Brazil

Amcor has agreed to pay $US30 million ($39.1 million) for the Brazilian tobacco packaging operations of Souza Cruz, which is majority owned by British American Tobacco plc and is the market leader in the Brazilian cigarette market.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:49
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Uruguay's new anti-smoking president faces pot dilemma

Vazquez, a cancer doctor returning to the country's highest office a decade after launching an anti-smoking crusade, faces a dilemma over his predecessor's landmark marijuana law….the first country in the world to fully legalize marijuana
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:32
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[Latin America] No smoking in Chile? No way.

Chileans are still the heaviest smokers in the region despite a strict anti-tobacco law.
GlobalPost
added Oct 14, 2009 00:00
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[Latin America, Mexico] Mexican Users of E-Cigarettes at Risk due to Lack of Regulation

Currently, there is regulatory ambiguity surrounding e-cigarettes in Mexico, given that Article 16 of the General Law for Control of Tobacco prohibits marketing and sale of the product but not consumption.
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:03
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Latin America: Illegal Tobacco Hurts Trade

There is a systemic relationship of illicit trade with other fundamental factors that shape Latin American cigarette markets, such as taxes and regulations, consumer driven trends such as healthier lifestyles, and consumers simply adjusting their spendin
Latinvex
added Oct 10, 2017 20:58
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[Caribbean, Jamaica, Latin America] C'bean health ministers agree on new agenda to attain universal health by 2030

The new strategy aims to accelerate the implementation of these four measures, which are part of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), PAHO said, noting that the treaty was ratified in 2005, “but its implementation has been uneven in a
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:14
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Pan American Countries Commit to Accelerating Progress Against Tobacco – Renewed Effort Will Save Lives, Improve Public Health in Americas

Today 35 countries in the Americas announced a new commitment to accelerating progress in implementing proven tobacco control measures...adopted at the 29th Pan American Sanitary Conference in Washington, D.C and outlines a vision for the Americas from 20
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:43
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