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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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[Latin America] Tobacco control law implementation in a middle-income country: Transnational tobacco control network overcoming tobacco industry opposition in Colombia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco companies challenged the implementation...and lobbied local governments ...A transnational network including international health groups and funders helped strengthen domestic capacity to implement the law by; promoting public awareness of Ley [La
Global Public Health
added Aug 18, 2017 02:26
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[Caribbean, Guyana, Latin America] Higher taxes will fuel illicit cigarette trade

British American Tobacco Caribbean Senior External Affairs Manager, Cesar Agurcia, addressing the conference at the Marriott Hotel...said Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad alone are responsible for US$300M of illegal inter-country trade in illicit cigarettes.
Guyana Chronicle (gy)
added Jul 1, 2017 20:53
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[Latin America] Emanuele Ottolenghi Testimony to Congress, May 10, 2017 (PDF)

Thanks to a vast network of support in key areas of Latin America, Hezbollah plays a central role in a new landscape where drug and human trafficking, gun running, illicit cigarette trade...A 2016 report published by Israel’s Ministry of Health states
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
added May 18, 2017 02:02
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[Caribbean, Latin America, USA] Cuba's Cigar Exporting Future

Habanos S.A., the distribution and marketing arm of Cuba’s state-owned cigar industry, said recently that it expects to immediately gain 25-30% of the U.S. premium cigar market if the U.S. lifts its trade embargo – and up to 70% within a few y
Cuba Journal
added Feb 4, 2017 17:54
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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, 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) (304pp)

. I write separately, with respect to two limited issues, only because of my fundamental disagreement with the Tribunal’s conclusions and reasoning on these matters. Apart from these issues, I concur with the Tribunal’s conclusions in its Award.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 11, 2016 15:56
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Philip Morris Brands Sàrl, Philip Morris Products S.A. and Abal Hermanos S.A. v. Oriental Republic of Uruguay, ICSID Case No. ARB/10/7 (formerly FTR Holding SA, Philip Morris Products S.A. and Abal Hermanos S.A. v. Oriental Republic of Uruguay)

italaw (Professor Andrew Newcombe blog) (ca)
added Jul 9, 2016 16:28
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[Belize, Caribbean, Latin America] Teens binge drinking, smoking tobacco and marijuana in high quantities

A report from the Inter-American Observatory on Drugs which compiles a comparative analysis of drug use among high school students in 13 Caribbean countries cites high rates of binge alcohol drinking and smoking of tobacco and marijuana among Belizean you
Breakingbelizenews.com (bz)
added Jul 8, 2016 02:16
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[Latin America] Regional Report on Tobacco Control, 2016

In the ten years since the entry into force of the FCTC, the Region of the Americas has advanced significantly in implementing tobacco control policies. Approximately half of the Region's population is protected by measures such as smoke-free environment
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 20, 2016 23:04
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