Headlines Tagged with Latin America — 227 headlines found
Despite the clear path forward set forth by the FCTC and abundant evidence on the effectiveness of increasing taxes to reduce tobacco consumption, taxation remains the least widely implemented FCTC measure. This is largely due to industry tactics
Jan 11, 2017 Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Jan 13, 2017 19:36
[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
Oct 13, 2016 ScienceDaily
added Oct 14, 2016 15:49
a report into the fire received from organizers had recommended the civil and military fire brigades improve communication. There was also a pledge that the smoking ban would be enforced.
Jul 31, 2016 Reuters
added Aug 1, 2016 14:34
The 2016 global e-cigarette market is estimated at $9 billion and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 21.9% over the 2016-2025 period to reach a value of $53.8 billion by 2025. However, the Latin American market accounted
Jul 21, 2016 MarketResearch.com
added Jul 27, 2016 13:20
[Latin America, Switzerland] PHILIP MORRIS BRANDS SÀRL, PHILIP MORRIS PRODUCTS S.A. y ABAL HERMANOS S.A. (LAS DEMANDANTES) y REPÚBLICA ORIENTAL DEL URUGUAY (LA DEMANDADA) (Caso CIADI N.° ARB/10/7): LAUDO (PDF) (250pp)
Jul 8, 2016 Presidencia de la República Oriental del Uruguay (uy)
added Jul 10, 2016 14:50
[Latin America, Switzerland] PAHO/WHO congratulates Uruguay for successfully defending tobacco control policies against tobacco industry challenges
"This decision serves not only as recognition of Uruguay's continuing efforts to protect its population against tobacco consumption and exposure to secondhand smoke but also as a precedent and a call to all countries in the Americas and indeed worldwide
Jul 8, 2016 Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Jul 9, 2016 16:35
Cannabis has overtaken tobacco as one of the recreational substances of choice among high school students in Costa Rica. Such was the conclusion reached by the Institute on Liquor and Substance Abuse Research (Spanish acronym: IAFA) following its Fourth
Apr 15, 2016 Costa Rica Star (cr)
added Apr 18, 2016 21:34
its attempt to halt a European Union lawsuit ...initially filed in October 2002, alleges Reynolds directed, managed and controlled a decade-long global money-laundering scheme with Colombian and Russian criminal organizations.
Aug 5, 2015 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 5, 2015 08:08
Unless innovations in the detection and treatment of chronic diseases are introduced soon, continued gains in adult survival in Latin America and the Caribbean region may slow down considerably.
Apr 16, 2015 American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 17, 2015 12:09
Researchers from the Informatics Program at Children's Hospital Boston and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health monitored news promoting the stopping of smoking in seven Latin American countries.
May 31, 2012 Los Angeles Times
added May 31, 2012 07:36